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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Pale Lager
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Druid (85) - Wamuran, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2013
A lasting white foam head with aromas of malt and hops with hints of corn. A short to medium finish on the palate and some mild bitterness. A nice smooth slightly creamy taste and lots of carbonation. An easy drinking and refreshing beer named after the pub in the Doug and Bob McKenzie show.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (144) - - DEC 1, 2013
Very pale yellow in color. Sweet grainy aroma, a little cotton candy. Mellow taste, little sweet, bread. Nice easy drinking light beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewturba (950) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 3, 2013
Snow case beer number 2! Pours a pale yellow with a small dense white head with a lot of lace. Aroma is grainy, pale malts, and grass. Flavour is mildly bitter grassy hops, touch of citrus, grainy and pale maltiness. I like how this doesn’t have any corn or rice or so says the ingredients. Overall light, crisp and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (273) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2013
Aroma of straw corn and banana. Taste is much the same. Had in tap from the brewery at a tasting. It's good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewDad (4844) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
The Great BrewDad Victoria Pub Crawl 2014 - Golden in color clear with a thin head. Nice easy drinking Pils. Good balance and dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LarryBeast (491) - - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at Phillips. Murky straw-coloured with foamy white head. Toasty cereal and corn, pilsner aroma and a slight metallic taste. Easy-going and dry; finishes with a light bitterness. Mild, but not unpleasant. Paired well with bacon maple doughnuts (what wouldn’t?)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Tap, brewery. Pours a clear straw yellow body with a small fizzy white head. The nose is a bit corn laced with a bit of bready malt and little, if any, hops. The flavor is pretty typical Pale Lager, mostly corn, a little grainy with some Cheerio like notes, minimal bitterness on the finish. Light bodied and fizzy with prickly carbonation. Pretty fun beer, probably not meant to be much more than a gimmick, but I thought the hommage was pretty cool. Don’t like it? Take off, hoser!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (3082) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle - Light grain and corn. Pale fizzy yellow with a decent head. Fairly tasteless with a bit of grain and a surprising quick bitter bite that fades cleanly. A nice surprise for a pale lager, but still a pale lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1189) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
341 ml bottle. Mostly clear pale straw yellow, lasting smaller white foam. Bready lager malt aroma, some hay. Not too bland pale lager malt taste, faint citrus, light spicier herbal hop. Average carbonation, light-medium bodied. Not that strange of a brew, but better crafted than most Canadian industrial swill. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
krumbum (521) - truckee, California, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Light clear pearlescent yellow. Smells of earthly hops and dirt. Earthy hop flavor that blends in to a mash flavor. Rinses quick.


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