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Solace - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

492 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 492
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 34
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 04-01-2010)
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Photo of rhoadsrage
4.33/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a bowtie glass)
Bottled 4/18/13
A- This beer pours a glowing hazy to the pale orange body with a bubble white head that fades to a ring after a few sips. There is a gentle carbonation that works its way to the surface.

S- The unripe fruity hops blend with some green banana esters and a bread dough note in the finish.

T- The dry green hops have some jammy fruit hints with white bread notes that lead to a dry field corn flavor. The finish is a nice mellow unripe fruit hops flavor that lingers after each sip.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a full crisp fizz in the finish.

O- The great blend of flavors compliment each other with unripe fruit hops and green fruit esters in a very sessionable, drinkable beer.

rhoadsrage, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of pmccallum86
4.33/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to snosage22 for sending me this beer.

Pours a very cloudy and hazy pale orange color with a thick bubbly two finger head.

Smell is very citrusy and earthy. Lots of great pear and orange notes.

Taste is pretty dang good. Crisp fruit up front, pear, banana, lemon and orange. Light hops as well, maybe saaz. Very nice and refreshing flavor, this may be my favorite style for the summer and this beer is a great example.

Mouthfeel is full with medium carbonation.

Very drinkable beer, I am quite impressed with it.

pmccallum86, Jun 27, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Guinnsslvr, Jun 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

spartanlaker, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

gtermi, Jun 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

xcbrewski, Jul 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

kerry4porters, Nov 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

TasteFiend, Aug 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

JohnyFriday, Jul 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

patrick802, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

ralphw56, Apr 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Hugonaut13, May 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

brenty0man, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

zenithberwyn, May 06, 2013
Photo of elNopalero
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured a cloudy, hazy golden straw color with light foam that rapidly died down. The nose is full of a light banana and clove aroma. Not a big domineering aroma but it makes its presence known and is rounded by a light, slight funk—not in a bad way, more beery/estery. The flavor has a big banana bubblegummy estery goodness to it, much more pronounced than the aroma would lead one to believe. Lightly tart, too. Nice carbonation keeps this light and easy drinking. Effervescence and enjoyable, went great with pizza and salad.

No bottled on stamp but I saw the place on the label where it should have gone. Go figure.

elNopalero, Jul 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

hallospceboy, Jun 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

prock180, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

kendellmarie, Aug 11, 2012
Solace from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.