Fretzy's Unfiltered Pale Ale | The Phoenix Ale Brewery

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Fretzy's Unfiltered Pale AleFretzy's Unfiltered Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Phoenix Ale Brewery
Arizona, United States
phoenixbrew.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
30 IBU

Added by bigbelcher on 07-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,412
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
44
pDev:
19.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2
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Ratings: 44 |  Reviews: 11
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3.48/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.79/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
4.26/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A gift from my wife after her visit to Phoenix. 330ml bottle. Pours a gold hazy colour with a white head that leaves lacing. Aromas of citrus, spice & malt. Tastes of citrus, grapefruit, flora, spice & malt. Aftertaste has a lovely spicy bitter finish. Overall a bottle I really enjoyed, and would love a second.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

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3.28/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of kp29
4/5  rDev +29%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden copper color with a white head and some lacing. Aroma is floral, citrusy and soapy with a bit of malts behind it. In the taste, light citrus, herb and earthiness. Has a solid bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth and well carbonated. Overall, this is a solid pale. Drinkable all day.

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Photo of marcotulio
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Garrett1008
3.75/5  rDev +21%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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4/5  rDev +29%

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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of mactrail
2.67/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Amber color in the glass with a decent head. The second pouring hazes over a little and I see some sediment in the bottle. Average carbonation. The smell is just plain unusual, not beery at all. A whiff of the old laundry basket, left-over fish and chips.

I'll make allowances for this being an English style of Pale Ale, but there is definitely a strange flavor going on here. It tastes something like spoiled fruit which I hope is due to There is an increasing bitterness in the aftertaste. Maybe this is some kind of English nonsense, but I think they accidentally brewed the socks and washed the hops. From the 12 oz can bought at AJ's Fine Foods in Chandler.

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4.5/5  rDev +45.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of arizcards
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Picked up on 1-21-13 as part of a mixed sixer from Fry's. Best by 4-6-13.

Beer poured golden orange with no head.

Nose is muted malts.

Taste is cereal malts with a grapefruit hop finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and pretty smooth.

Overall not a bad beer but nothing special. I do like the grapefruit finish though.

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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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Fretzy's Unfiltered Pale Ale from The Phoenix Ale Brewery
Beer rating: 3.1 out of 5 with 44 ratings