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805 Blonde Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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540 Ratings
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Ratings: 540
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 14
Gots: 118 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Zorro on 05-22-2012

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Photo of peachy-tay
3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of chaseparker9
3.81/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nothing special. Decent beer with a light taste

Photo of SanFranJake
3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.28/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ambruns1979
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of the_encinitan
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mbrando33
4.12/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Ok it is what it is...and there's nothing wrong with what it is. It's a blonde ale and that's what it wants to be, so comparing it to something else is like comparing a good pizza to a good steak dinner; it's not fair to either. This is the kind of beer you drink when you're having an impromptu bbq with some friends on a nice summer day. If a refreshing beer is what you seek, this is one of the best in that class.

Photo of Garet
4.58/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

It's a blonde ale. Anyone expecting something in-your-face spectacular is looking at the wrong style of beer. But, for what it is, it is really great. Crisp, clean tasting, and refreshing to drink.

Photo of jooler
3.22/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Smell and taste is malty and alittle sour. Meh

Photo of trippytbta
3.99/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taby
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RBuckley73
3.52/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keith466
4.04/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.64/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xacidx
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ironsodds
3.95/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheRealBros
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryancthomas7
3.98/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Eric1017
1.46/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Quite possibly one of the worst beers I have ever had - I just don't get it.

Photo of Giesch
2.55/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Really enjoyable but not unique or memorable as the popularity suggests.

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.21/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mdlb44
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HunterSBeerson
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.64/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of goldendenizen
3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

It's part of their typical 12 pack and I usually enjoy this one after enjoying darker and hoppier beers. I dont seek it out but it's usually on the cheaper side in NorCal. It's light, flavorful and a much better alternative to the big brewery watered down beers.

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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 540 ratings.