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Bottle Rocket ISA - Phillips Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Phillips Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canucklehead on 02-02-2013)
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Photo of Eric_Standard
2.3/5  rDev -40.9%

Grassy notes, a bit of citrus. Too light yet too hoppy, and very one note (even for a session ale). Not my thing.

Eric_Standard, May 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

JefferyYoung, Sep 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

cfalovo97, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

krankyjoe, Oct 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Mack, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

ericj551, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

EyePeeAyBryan, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

kelvarnsen, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Chazz_Chetly, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of Brianhophead
3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Bottle Rocket is an only slightly hazy pale golden colore. It's somewhere between honey colored and ripe straw. Head is dense, white and lasting.

S - Bottle Rocket's aroma starts out with the up front pine resin aroma of hops. Beneath that is a spicy, honeyed aroma. Honey becomes more caramel oriented as we move into the aroma's center. Bottle Rocket's nose turns back towards hops in the finish, giving pine resin coupled with aromas of fresh cut grass.

T - At first blush Bottle Rocket's flavor seems fairly straightforward. Body is medium - light and starts across my tongue with the spicy honey notes I found in the nose. Center comes out with a subtle combination of caramel and bready malts. Bottle Rocket's finish is full of pine resin hops, practically smacking the back of my tongue.

O - Overall, not bad. Even though its profile seems straightforward at first this is a very solid pale ale. Its honeyed and malt qualities provide sweetness and flavor that stand up well to the hoppy finish.

Brianhophead, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of CookstLiquor
3.69/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 355ml can. Pours a bright pale yellow. Surprisingly light in colour. The nose is very West Coast-style IPA, with lots of bright cannabis and citrus notes. It's a very light-bodied beer over all with not much sweetness, lots of grainy malt notes and plenty of tangy lemon/grapefruit hop notes. Refreshing!

CookstLiquor, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz Can received in trade with Rejtable - thanks!

Appearance - Clear gold colour with an average size off white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, grains, citrus, a mustiness

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and grassy hops. There is also a bit some light citrus and some breads/grains.

Overall - A very drinkable beer with just enough flavour to keep it light yet interesting. Definitely something I'd buy again if readily available to me. The one draw back is some sort off odd musty type smell going on.. but it's very light.

spinrsx, Aug 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

chickenm, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

intoxabroad, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Derek, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

DerekM, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Ivanhoes_Backpack, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jmdr, Apr 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

MylesMac, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

kjyost, Mar 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

KalanM, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

KStark, Feb 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

schopenhauerale, Feb 05, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -2.3%

pharmerdoc, Sep 09, 2014
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Bottle Rocket ISA from Phillips Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.