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Bad Phil - Pale Ale - Three Barrel Brewing Co.

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Bad Phil - Pale Ale
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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Barrel Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.35% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Jason on 02-21-2013)
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Comiha

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-16-2014 16:28:21 | More by Comiha
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.2/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

a real average pale, that i have heard from multiple sources is far better on tap than in a bottle, but i really didnt care much for this, really bitter and almost tangy in the finish, nothing special at all. a lot of grain balance on it, almost english style, but thin in mouthfeel and lacking carbonation. lots of haze too thats unexplained in the pour, which is more brown than pale, and not showing much head. lots of balance on it, simple but darker grain on the front end, and a bitter hops complexion. as much as the beer was average, my biggest critique of three barrel is the packaging. why go with the gimmicky beer names and cartoony labels? the lack of sophistication suggests a lack of competence in some way, i dont know, not like i need every brewery to act all intellectual, but these look like a con. more bubbles would improve this, but the tangy metallic bitter finish is pretty nasty. not a beer i am interested to have again anytime soon. fortunately the other three barrel offerings were much better, especially their ipa.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 15:46:27 | More by StonedTrippin
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QueerBeer

Colorado

3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour is a hazy, medium amber. Nice cream-hued foam with sticky lacing. Skipped aroma, had a hard time picking up on anything specific. Taste just a bit lemony with a mild bitter bite. Mouthfeel is effervescent, just a touch dry. Definitely a session if they released in six-packs.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 17:23:11 | More by QueerBeer
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MumboJumbo

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-01-2013 22:24:42 | More by MumboJumbo
Bad Phil - Pale Ale from Three Barrel Brewing Co.
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