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Blue Buck - Phillips Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
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90 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Phillips Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Blue Buck is a legendary beast known to grant those that see him good fortune and safe travels! A deep amber coloured beer, the Blue Buck has a crisp finish featuring a delicate hop aroma. Certainly seeing the Blue Buck on bottle grants the drinker a great experience! Worth searching for.

(Beer added by: Metalmonk on 05-13-2009)
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Reviews by liamt07:
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of IllNate, 341ml into a pint glass. Thanks Nathan!

Pours a translucent golden amber, with a finger or two of white head settling to a collar; a few bubble remain. Some light citrus hops in the nose, some toffee malt and some grain and breadiness is evident. Taste is decent, some light hopping and nuts are here to before the malt takes over. More breadiness as well. Carbonation is quite high, almost fizzy at points and this detracts slightly. But this is Phillips' proclaimed "session ale" and serves well in the drinkability department, easily sessionable and not too complex. Works for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2010 19:35:47 | More by liamt07
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3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
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Serving type: bottle

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Blue Buck from Phillips Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.