With liquor stores adding more and more variety, especially in the beer section, it’s tough to find one that stands out. If you’re looking for a medium ale, not too bitter, not too dark, give Phillips Blue Buck a shot.
Phillips, which brews out of Victoria, BC, Canada, has an interesting story behind it with the founder, Matt Phillips, starting the company on a handful of credit cards then riding the line of bankruptcy for a number of years.
Blue Buck is an award winning ale, with a nice amber colour, medium flavour, medium on the hops, and an outstanding crisp finish. It belongs in an ice cold glass. It’s a beer you can appreciate – even the aroma is something to be noted. Try it with a decent burger, or even some sharp or aged cheddar, or just enjoy it on its own. The phillips website, phillipsbeer.com, has a handful of recipes too.
It’s the sort of beer that should satisfy any beer drinker, so keep your eyes peeled Phillips Blue Buck Ale at your local liquor store.