Base Camp Golden Ale - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Base Camp Golden Ale
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79
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16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: mcallister on 02-28-2007

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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 4
Photo of Butch
4.3/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

They actually label this one a Kolsch and I think that's right. Dry taste and just enough bitterness. I had it at the brewpub and it was the best beer we had there (tried all 8) and this place had the best beer of the 5 brewpubs we visited in the area.

Photo of bulletrain76
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub, 4.9%abv. Gold color without much head. Light aroma of clean, sweet malt. Light maltiness with a subtle hop balance. More hop flavor than I expected actually, but not too bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Clean and refreshing, but not a whole lot going on.

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The mildest beer available from fiftyfifty. Looks like BMC, which is a compliment, great clarity, good white head over 1". Aroma was almost nonexistant.

Taste, nice and dry, almost no bitterness and a mild, yet zesty hop twinge largely attributable to the substantial carbonation. An easy drinker, but around $6 a pint hurts the overall score. I'm guessing maybe Willamette and/or Noble hops to it.

This beer is clearly made for the non beer aficionados, or maybe the aficionados who've had a long day skiing, or golfing or whatever, when you just want a nice light bodied beer with a decent stretch of flavor to it from both the yeast and mild hopping.

Photo of Alpha309
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very average beer. Nothing special

Base Camp Golden Ale from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.