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Checker Cab Blonde Ale - Chelsea Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

45 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.01%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chelsea Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 10-16-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Ajmorriso1, Jul 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

user785335, Apr 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Slightly hazy amber color with a thin and thick head with low retention
Light aroma of pineapple and sweet pale ale malt.
Flavor of herbal hops, biscuit malt, with some papaya, and pineapple and lemon citrusy. Mildly bitter and dry aftertaste.
Watery body with low carbonation.
Refreshing flavor, very sessionable. A bit dull, though. Brewery says Kolsch, which makes more sense, although the name is misleading.

FLima, Mar 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

bsm80x, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

spw109, Jul 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

mdfb79, Jul 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

CADMixes, Apr 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

GeoffreyM, Feb 01, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -32%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

t0rin0, Sep 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On draft at House of Brews in NYC. The beers is transparent and light golden yellow colored. The aroma is mild, with a touch of grain and lemon. Ok flavor with a touch of lemon rind in the finish. Light bitterness throughout. Light in body and refreshing. Overall, eh...

Huhzubendah, Aug 19, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Kent Ale House in Brooklyn, NY

A: Pours a crystal clear pale straw yellow in color with significant amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a thin white had that reduces to a patch of very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Dominant aroma is that of sweet grainy malts. There is just a little subtle hint of skunk in the nose as well.

T: The flavor of this beer is grainy/cracker malts with some light grassy hops. There is a light amount of bitterness which lingers and just a hint of citrus.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: This beer seems to be more of a kolsch than a blonde ale - very easy to drink and sessionable, especially on a hot summer day. Enjoyable but nothing special.

dbrauneis, Jul 16, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Kent Ale House, Brooklyn, NY

A: The beer is crystal clear light straw yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that died down leaving a large ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of sweet grainy malts in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of grainy malts along with some hints of bitterness and citrus.
M: It feels light-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to taste a little more like a kölsch compared to a blonde ale. It’s easy to drink, especially if you are looking for something light-bodied on a hot summer day.

metter98, Jul 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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Checker Cab Blonde Ale from Chelsea Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.