Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: English Pale Ale
Victoria, Canada
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Formerly Blue Truck, Phillips Pale Ale.
The Blue Buck is a legendary beast known to grant those that see him good fortune and safe travels! A deep amber coloured beer, the Blue Buck has a crisp finish featuring a delicate hop aroma. Certainly seeing the Blue Buck on bottle grants the drinker a great experience! Worth searching for.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
munsemj (18) - Montana, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Very tasty and easy to drink beer. Had 3 down before I even new it. Slightly sweet but not too noticeable. Just very smooth, pity I canít get ahold of any in the states. If you have some to trade BM me!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (84) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle into pint glass. Pours clear dark golden colour. Aroma is of sweet malt. Taste is malt with just enough hop bitterness. Decent beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (537) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 6, 2014
Phillipís snowcase calendar. The bottle didnít specify the type of beer, and after pouring and tasting blind then checking Rate Beer I can honestly say it doesnít taste much like an English Pale Ale at all. Has more of a thin, watery lager profile. Not bad but also not really good if you canít tell what itís supposed to be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrW (435) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
Glass @ Schooner, Tofino Citrus aroma, bit malty, bit caramel. Clear amber, thin white head. Toast, malty, mildly citrus. Medium bodied, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tgncc (2900) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Weak caramel malt aroma. The flavor is malty, toast. The finish is pine. Medium in body. Ok. No defects, is he best I can say.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JToth (30) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Light amber colour with a white head. Very sweet malty aroma. Sweet malty taste with some citrus cascade hop flavour as well. Slightly bitter finish to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5040) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
The Great BrewDad Victoria Pub Crawl 2014 - Light amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super Pale ale with great hops backing. Nice and tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
asheft (2553) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap. Sweet base malt aroma with some oxidation cardboard. Almost clear copper under a lasting, lacy white sheet. Sweet malt flavour quickly yields to bitterness and faint US hops. Unpleasant cardboard and ethanol. Medium light body, medium carbonation, lingering tangy bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_sully (170) - - JUN 7, 2014
Light amber colour with a white head. Hoppy taste with a taste similar to biscuits and aroma too match. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ABBeerSnob (11) - - MAY 18, 2014
This is the beer I use to coax Coors Light drinkers into giving craft beers a go. Its mild colour, mild aroma, and mild hoppiness place it squarely in the middle of the road for more adventurous tasters.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ipaluvr082 (64) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle, medium amber with a thin off white head. A highly sessionable beer with maltiness and a slightly caramel, soapy hoppy finish.

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