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Barrel Trolley Pale Ale - World Brews

Barrel Trolley Pale AleBarrel Trolley Pale Ale

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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 18.47%


Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 07-22-2011)
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AleWatcher

Illinois

1.83/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Bottle into nonic pint.

Thin, kinda watery, and somewhat overcarbonated.

Very clear pale golden color. Weak head, poor retention, and no lacing.

Smells and tastes lightly malty, a bit of sweetness, and a chalky feel on the finish. Very mild bitterness-- like the hops were a skipped step in the recipe. Some very light floral and citrus notes can be found.

Overall-- a very VERY unimpressive pale ale. I'm not looking forward to the ipa! This seems like an attempt from a BMC company at creating a "craft label."

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 01:27:51 | More by AleWatcher
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bcsbeer

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

04-12-2014 03:14:09 | More by bcsbeer
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Dull dark gold. Greyish head. Good lacing.
S: Vinous, green grapes, strong Liebfraumilch and ginger.
T: Immediately I get prickly ginger plus Liebfraumilch but it dies after a second and you're left with a very flat tasting pale ale with an element of cardboard.
O: Weird. Most insipid.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 10:37:13 | More by Hoppsbabo
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

03-31-2014 20:27:42 | More by ariceclemson
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HalfFull

California

2.3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Standard 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Shows a lightly hazed deep golden with perhaps a hint of copper. Light cap of white foam shows typical and average retention.

Aroma is muddled with some caramel and old hops. Indistinct from all fronts and warming doesn't help a lot if at all. Reminds me of the house beers at BevMo and might well be the same. Likely has some stressed yeast issues/underpitching.

Taste follows with a smooth and lightly carbonated delivery, touch of caramel malt and a very light hop delivery. Touch too malty yet without a balancing hop characer. Obvious house beer quality and previously seen at Ralph's/Kroger if I recall correctly. Brightens a bit on the feel with some spritzy, at times, carbonation. Lackluster finish. Boring and a bit harsh overall.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 03:52:23 | More by HalfFull
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JG-90

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

01-30-2014 21:34:27 | More by JG-90
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-31-2013 02:56:16 | More by WVUbrew
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

12-30-2013 13:42:50 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

12-27-2013 01:06:10 | More by Boone757
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JJStout83

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

10-19-2013 20:23:35 | More by JJStout83
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ROGUE16

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

09-30-2013 22:02:31 | More by ROGUE16
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-20-2013 03:38:12 | More by st9647v3
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PackenGreen

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-21-2013 16:40:38 | More by PackenGreen
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Hanby

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

06-18-2013 00:39:20 | More by Hanby
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UCLABrewN84

California

2.96/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt and citrusy perfume-like aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is drinkable but the smell is a bit too artificial in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 02:48:27 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Lazy_Genius

Florida

3.68/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Dark Amber/Brown Color, 1 - 1.5 finger head with some lacing

Smell: Carmelly, hoppy, scent

Taste: A bitterness on the front of the tongue, moving to citrus and floral tones.

Mouthfeel: A little watery, but still quite smooth.

Overall: A nice hoppy beer that pairs very well with pizza.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 23:36:24 | More by Lazy_Genius
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +27.4%

04-11-2013 02:24:42 | More by wrightst
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.74/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Wow, judging by the sales-floor visibility and the talk, I'd say the Binny's foray into a "house label" (one that was already available in other chains in other states...) hasn't been much of a success. Oh well... This stuff pours a clear brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises dry biscuit, old greens, and brown grass that's finally free to drink in the sunlight after suffering for months beneath a few inches of snow, but is too weak to do so right away. The hop presence is minimal at best and meek when it's there. The taste brings in more of the same, though that biscuit is now thoroughly buttered, and the greens are a touch brighter, having not spent as much time untouched in the fridge. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a lightly watery feel. Overall, a sad little pale ale, proof positive of why this brand seems to have died a quiet, unmourned death around here.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 18:45:59 | More by TMoney2591
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -4.5%

03-14-2013 23:23:20 | More by tripledbrew
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surfrogue1

Maryland

3/5  rDev -4.5%

03-14-2013 02:12:25 | More by surfrogue1
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Charlie53544


3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

03-01-2013 03:35:20 | More by Charlie53544
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blinker97

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -4.5%

02-26-2013 14:00:28 | More by blinker97
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AlMarzo

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

02-09-2013 11:17:30 | More by AlMarzo
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

01-09-2013 02:10:36 | More by IPAchris
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a hazy copper color with a thin white head on top. The retention is thin and a very light lacing. There is a good amount of floating flakes in this beer also. The smell is malty, very subtle hop aroma if any at all. The taste is moderately balanced with malt and hops. The mouthfeel of the beer is light bodied with a subtle crisp finish. Overall it's a decent brew, nothing too special though.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 03:09:01 | More by Knapp85
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Barrel Trolley Pale Ale from World Brews
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