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Paddle Wheel Pale Ale - Bent River Brewing Company

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Paddle Wheel Pale AlePaddle Wheel Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | 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:
Beer added by: Reneejane on 03-01-2004

Compared to a pre-prohibition American style beer. A medium bodied ale with a well balanced hoppy finish.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 60 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.72/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.29/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jzlyo
3.37/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is caramel, fruit/citrus and very slightly perfumed. The flavor is fruit, citrus, malts and a tart/slightly sugar/sweet finish.

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3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jadpsu
3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

At daughters in Laurel MS.
Pours a hazy very light amber with a tan head that has very good retention and some decent side glass clinging.
SMELL: Grassy, a little nutty, maybe pine nutty, but not much else going on.
TASTE: More malts than hops little bit of bitterness with a dry bite.
This beer does a great pour.
It's characteristics more to me like an Amber Ale than a Pale Ale.
It was a good decent beer that I would never turn away from.

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3.96/5  rDev +14.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -28%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.16/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.1/5  rDev -39.5%

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3.24/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.3/5  rDev -4.9%

Growler into snifter

A: Beautiful deep copper color with a slightly disappointing head. 4/5

S: Pretty malty on the nose. Don't get much hops here. 3/5

T: Meh. Again, pretty malty which isn't what I look for in APAs. You get a little bit of hops peaking through, but still a pretty malt driven pale ale. 2.75/5

M: Feels good in the mouth. Not really heavy at all. Not too thin, either. Sits well. Not much carbonation to not. 3.5/5

O: An okay beer. Too malty for an APA in my opinion, but it's not bad. Probably would't drink very often if again, but really not bad. Just not what I look for in an APA. 3.25/5

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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Paddle Wheel Pale Ale from Bent River Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.