Phat Chance - Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 03-15-2011)
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2.78/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Figured I'd try it - something new.

A - a typical "beer yellow.."

S - Dull hops creapin through... Not a lot there

T - Didn't really care for it.. kind of a skunky/bitter feel to it. Unfortunately, it was preceded by a Double Jack, which probably didn't help matters...

M - Nothing special.. some carbonation...light bodied..

O - I tried it. Eh, probably won't go out of my way to order it again...

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3.05/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tap takeover at the Village Tap, review from written notes.
This was one of the more forgettable beers of the evening.

Light Centennial hop in the aroma and taste, manifesting as citrus peel mostly. Clear golden orange color, ample carbonation levels, only lightly bitter. Papery malt flavors, dry finish. Overall it's pretty boring, one note with the (presumably) single hop addition, doesn't have enough depth to be interesting.

8/13: Random can, with possibly the worst cheese-ball graphics i've ever seen. Corny topless blonde with a USA bikini in a beer glass, and no less than 5 different fonts. Not sure who they're trying to appeal to here besides the clueless and tasteless.

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Photo of metter98
3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is hazy dark pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin yet dense off white head that never completely died down and also left lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of pale malts are present in the nose along with notes of lemon and orange citrus; the smell becomes a little stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The malts aren't as prominent in the taste and seem to be balanced off a little by the citrusy hops and a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and is a little flat (unlike the picture of the woman on the can), having a low amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and seems relatively good compared to other beers in the style. It's not a bad lawnmower type of beer if you are looking for something all-malt that isn't hoppy, but it does seem a little bland.

Photo of homebrew311
3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: blonde, clear, thin head, decent lacing

S: herbal and floral centennial hops are noteable, some background malts are evident a well

T: taste starts off bland with watered down malts with a slight bready character, bitter hops with bready finish

Mf: light body, medium to high carbonation

O: light and easy drinking, hops are present but not as great of a showcase of centennial as say founders centennial ipa

Photo of Florida9
3.4/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light hazy straw. Served with a half inch white head. Strong citrus smell. Lemon. Flavor is Likewise strong, but not necessary in a good way: lemon and lemon pith. Grass, herbal. Strong bitterness seems out of place. Dry crisp mouth. Decent. Drinkable

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3.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

An uneventful blonde ale that has a pretty decent flavor that strikes me as unfiltered. (No idea if it is or not.) Flavor seems muddled above all else. Can't draw much specifically from it all. Smooth feel. Nice enough to drink. Glad I had a chance to try it. Not a typical blonde ale.

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Phat Chance from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.