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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
81
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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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)
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moysauce

Indiana

3.3/5  rDev -6.3%

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

08-16-2014 20:33:25 | More by moysauce
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buckfever5

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-14-2014 21:28:25 | More by buckfever5
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beersdmf17

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

08-12-2014 23:52:47 | More by beersdmf17
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Eric_Glemser

Tennessee

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

07-26-2014 19:08:55 | More by Eric_Glemser
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Wamba

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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


3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Washington

3/5  rDev -14.8%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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


4/5  rDev +13.6%

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

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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

New York

3.51/5  rDev -0.3%

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.

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

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14.8%

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.

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-26-2013 01:58:55 | More by dexterk1
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Paddle Wheel Pale Ale from Bent River Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.