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3rd Wheel - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 17.54%


Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-19-2012)
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Reviews by matjack85:
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matjack85

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I picked up this single 12oz brown bottle as part of a build-your-own six pack at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. $9.99 for six, so $1.67 for a single bottle. No freshness date. The label describes this as a Belgian blonde.

The beer poured a murky yellow pear color and did not produce any head - just a rim of white foam on top that dissipated quickly. I didn't get any lacing either. Not a very pretty beer to look at.

Not much smell to this either. There's a little Belgian yeast and fruit with some mild herbal and floral hops underneath.

Tinally some good things to say. The taste is good. Actually getting some wheat flavor (which would account for the cloudiness), along with Belgian yeast, lemon, and orange flavors. Herbal and flowery hops add some balance,

Surprisingly thick and full bodied for a summer beer, yet it still manages to be refreshing with the moderately high carbonation.

Not much to look at or smell, but it's really tasty. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 09:57:00 | More by matjack85
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3rd Wheel from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
77 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.