1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Paddle Wheel Pale Ale - Bent River Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Paddle Wheel Pale AlePaddle Wheel Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 40
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bent River Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.99% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Compared to a pre-prohibition American style beer. A medium bodied ale with a well balanced hoppy finish.

(Beer added by: Reneejane on 03-01-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 40 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Kyrojack:
Photo of Kyrojack
Kyrojack

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

10-18-2012 15:39:03 | More by Kyrojack
More User Reviews:
Photo of Wamba
Wamba

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-24-2014 18:14:02 | More by Wamba
Photo of Nowlansavage11
Nowlansavage11


3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-19-2014 01:00:43 | More by Nowlansavage11
Photo of bernat1971
bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.7%

07-12-2014 15:55:43 | More by bernat1971
Photo of ffshore545
ffshore545

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-03-2014 16:38:17 | More by ffshore545
Photo of Faunland
Faunland

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-26-2014 14:11:04 | More by Faunland
Photo of Gints316
Gints316


4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-19-2014 00:21:12 | More by Gints316
Photo of Malone47
Malone47

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

04-09-2014 15:13:33 | More by Malone47
Photo of Coopersbeer
Coopersbeer

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

02-17-2014 23:39:47 | More by Coopersbeer
Photo of mpalestino
mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

01-27-2014 01:34:15 | More by mpalestino
Photo of boomdigs
boomdigs

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-26-2014 17:37:07 | More by boomdigs
Photo of Asmitty210
Asmitty210

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-12-2014 02:04:55 | More by Asmitty210
Photo of Jaysmittyland
Jaysmittyland

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

01-12-2014 01:59:53 | More by Jaysmittyland
Photo of Giggy
Giggy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-24-2013 23:22:16 | More by Giggy
Photo of BobbyOlson
BobbyOlson

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

12-24-2013 23:21:42 | More by BobbyOlson
Photo of Lukebell15
Lukebell15

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-22-2013 03:04:50 | More by Lukebell15
Photo of 22Blue
22Blue

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

12-19-2013 02:04:51 | More by 22Blue
Photo of metter98
metter98

New York

3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is very hazy orange amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that rapidly died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and pale malts are present in the nose along with notes of pine resin hops.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell, except that there is a better balance between the malts and the hops. The hops stand out a bit more in the finish and contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a really nice balance in the taste between the malts and hops.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 23:27:24 | More by metter98
Photo of Minkybut
Minkybut

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this just okay beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a nice head actually. The beer was a light amber kinda cloudy looking brew. The smell was like beer, or maybe fresh beer with a not too hoppy smell. The taste was just so so with a slight hop finish. Just nothing here great or really bad, but I will not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 17:26:12 | More by Minkybut
Photo of jheezee
jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-27-2013 23:53:16 | More by jheezee
Photo of smithj4
smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-26-2013 03:37:23 | More by smithj4
Photo of dexterk1
dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-26-2013 01:58:55 | More by dexterk1
Photo of nickapalooza86
nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy copper with a half finger of off white head

Smell is earthy, bready, slight pine and musty fruits, pale malt

Taste is more of the same, earthy hop, bready, musty pear, pale malt, slight and I mean slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium, average carbonation, slightly drying.

Well it is more of a earthy apa, which Is fine it is actually a nice change of pace from the citrus pine APA/IPAs. Give it a shot if you see it. Good stuff, could go through a 6 of this with no problem.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 01:20:41 | More by nickapalooza86
Photo of Catlin
Catlin

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

10-04-2013 18:12:16 | More by Catlin
Photo of Bpierso1
Bpierso1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-04-2013 01:38:27 | More by Bpierso1
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Paddle Wheel Pale Ale from Bent River Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.