Bad Phil - Pale Ale | Three Barrel Brewing Co.

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11 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Three Barrel Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
threebarrelbrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.35%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 02-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
11.83%
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Elbanditobigiote
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light copper. Head is thin and white. Nose doesn't reveal much, pretty bland. Feel is light and smooth, but lacking carbonation. Flavor is bright malts with a medium bitter finish. Not dry at all. Overall pretty mild pale ale.

This makes a good session beer, but someone looking for a good Pale Ale to savour should look elsewhere.

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Photo of deereless
3.69/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.19/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gerred
3.65/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WDJersey
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aussiebeer
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Comiha
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.23/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

a real average pale, that i have heard from multiple sources is far better on tap than in a bottle, but i really didnt care much for this, really bitter and almost tangy in the finish, nothing special at all. a lot of grain balance on it, almost english style, but thin in mouthfeel and lacking carbonation. lots of haze too thats unexplained in the pour, which is more brown than pale, and not showing much head. lots of balance on it, simple but darker grain on the front end, and a bitter hops complexion. as much as the beer was average, my biggest critique of three barrel is the packaging. why go with the gimmicky beer names and cartoony labels? the lack of sophistication suggests a lack of competence in some way, i dont know, not like i need every brewery to act all intellectual, but these look like a con. more bubbles would improve this, but the tangy metallic bitter finish is pretty nasty. not a beer i am interested to have again anytime soon. fortunately the other three barrel offerings were much better, especially their ipa.

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Photo of QueerBeer
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour is a hazy, medium amber. Nice cream-hued foam with sticky lacing. Skipped aroma, had a hard time picking up on anything specific. Taste just a bit lemony with a mild bitter bite. Mouthfeel is effervescent, just a touch dry. Definitely a session if they released in six-packs.

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Photo of MumboJumbo
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Bad Phil - Pale Ale from Three Barrel Brewing Co.
3.38 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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