Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Session IPA
Victoria, Canada


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Pull the tab and getaway! Bottle Rocket is an India Session Ale packed with a bright, hoppy bitterness sure to ignite your tastebuds. Unlike its big cousin IPA, this beer is light in colour and medium bodied but packs a hop blast sure to satisfy even the most seasoned Hoprotechnician. Spark it up!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Storm_Shadow (116) - British Columbia, - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours yellow with a white head. Tastes citrus, floral, etc Not a fan of this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackmetal (175) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
nice fruit and hop blend but somehow is uninspiring compared to many of their other great beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
manuelMTL (220) - Montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
From 355 ml can. Pour is hazy yellow with a thin white head. Nose is citrus and grassy hops. Light body with strong fruity hop flavors. Citrus and papaya. Dry and medium bitter finish. Medium carbonation. Light sessionable IPA with a nice hop nose!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1976) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
355 ml can, Calgary, AB, Canada via Coop. Hazy yellow, almost no head. Surprising citrus hop aroma with some herbal spruce resin in the background. Sharp citrus flavour, some bubblegum and a long milky herbal finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7577) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Can, drank at Rockleys. Didnít take notes, but I recall liking this little guy! Pale-ish malts, lemon and pine hop character, low sweetness, nicely bitter. I know I enjoyed it!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cinctus (178) - - SEP 26, 2014
Hoppy as usual. Citrus as usual. Lots of carbonation. Just a normal old lager spiked with bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (675) - CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours a clear gold with one finger of fluffy white head diminishing to a thin skim and spotty lacing. Nose is sharp citrus and piney hops, light floral and earthy tones. Taste is light caramel malt turning bitter immediately. Mouth feel is light, with moderate carbonation and an off-dry bitter finish. Yep, I can see classifying this as a session ale. The taste is far less aggressive than suggested by the nose, and the finish is light, clean, and off-dry. Thatís not to suggest itís completely without fault - the flavour is light nearly to the point of boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
The Great BrewDad Victoria Pub Crawl 2014 - Amber in color clear with thin head. Super Hoppy aroma and flavor. Nice low alcohol makes for a great session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1180) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 14, 2014
Canned sample from Mlcc. Golden colour. Bubbly. Biscuit flavour. Great sessional ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (962) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
Aroma is grapefruit, citrus, tanin, a slight earthiness. Taste is like aroma. The malt profile isnt very complex but there is a satisfying sweetness and roastiness to it. The bitterness arrived almost immediately and left a slught tartiness in finish. Body is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
houblonchien (89) - CANADA - APR 15, 2014
Goes down well on a summer day! Pours amber with white head. Some citrus and pine on the nose and tongue. A touch of biscuit. Nice balance with mild, bitter finish.

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