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805 Blonde Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

374 Ratings
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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 15.48%
Wants: 6
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 05-22-2012)
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LeapintoBeer

California

5/5  rDev +48.8%

08-12-2014 16:24:09 | More by LeapintoBeer
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JakeWik

Nevada

5/5  rDev +48.8%

06-21-2014 01:28:59 | More by JakeWik
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creez

California

5/5  rDev +48.8%

09-19-2012 19:45:20 | More by creez
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n64kps

California

4.75/5  rDev +41.4%

06-16-2014 18:57:04 | More by n64kps
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EchoParker

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

02-18-2014 21:45:27 | More by EchoParker
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Spaz7

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

07-08-2013 19:11:45 | More by Spaz7
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lakopite

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

08-03-2014 19:04:23 | More by lakopite
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onepersonriot

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

12-12-2013 02:32:41 | More by onepersonriot
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JAeiou

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

On a hot day, nothing beats it, period. Great "drinkability" and refreshing. Firestone offers quite a selection of good beers, and 805 is by far my "go to" beer. They also are promoting the hell out of it, so they obviously have faith in this beer as well. Have been to the both breweries (Paso Robles and Buellton), and loved the atmosphere and the food in the restaurants were great.

08-09-2014 03:55:41 | More by JAeiou
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Ryan1423

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

08-28-2012 04:49:39 | More by Ryan1423
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SoCaliC8

California

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

01-18-2014 20:40:24 | More by SoCaliC8
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Jdbateman83

California

4.29/5  rDev +27.7%

This beer seems to be hitting the market by storm. I have been seeing it more and more in restaurants and bars. Well I decided to try it. All I can say is wow. I have no idea why it isn't scoring better on here, maybe my review can help that.

First off, its a honey blonde ale, very dark, but clear amber, it just looks freaking delicious.

2nd, it smells amazing, enough said.

3rd, it taste blows my mind. It is very deep, rich flavor as you would expect from an ale, not to sweat, not bitter, but lots of complex flavor. Very refreshing (a word not usually associated with an ale).

4th, it feels wonderful in my mouth. As such my mouth as asked for additional dates with this beer which it shall get.

Overall, try it, and be honest with yourself for what this beer is trying to accomplish. Great job Firestone!

09-21-2013 01:33:08 | More by Jdbateman83
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abeerdude

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

06-22-2012 17:41:10 | More by abeerdude
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JMSiefer

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

06-15-2014 17:49:39 | More by JMSiefer
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cdean801

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

03-28-2014 06:33:06 | More by cdean801
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

01-12-2014 14:25:48 | More by Bikeboy1
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CAcker

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

06-08-2014 03:31:57 | More by CAcker
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TOP

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

05-12-2013 01:00:04 | More by TOP
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vma

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

05-04-2014 08:08:31 | More by vma
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Pennywise999

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

05-08-2014 00:15:40 | More by Pennywise999
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Travis_Faught

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

07-08-2013 17:25:47 | More by Travis_Faught
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Roszo

California

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

07-10-2014 02:59:15 | More by Roszo
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jvillefan

California

4.08/5  rDev +21.4%

A: Yellow/Golden body with a white lacy head.

S: It has almost no hoppy character to it but has that nice Belgian spiciness that Belgian blondes should have.

T: Avery secessionible beer that has some malt, some Belgian bite, and a decent hop bit to it.

M: It has some viscosity to it and has a very good bite from the carbonation.

O: A very good sessionable beer that should be tried if given the opportunity to.

02-02-2013 19:13:40 | More by jvillefan
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +20.5%

12 oz bottle pours a crystal clear gold color with a thick cap of fine-bubbled white head. Not much for lace, but retention is great.

Nose is pretty standard grain and biscuit maltiness for a blonde, but does have a light yeasty fruitiness that sets it apart from others. The depth of the malt aromas is also well done.

Definitely a well crafted blonde ale, the malt is full and rich with a snappy hop bite on the finish. It goes from white bread to biscuits to grainy all in one sip. Its one of the best I have had, but still wont supplant SS Bombshell Blonde as my go to summer blonde ale.

04-24-2014 21:53:00 | More by twiggamortis420
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Berls_McSquirrels

California

4/5  rDev +19%

08-01-2014 00:06:55 | More by Berls_McSquirrels
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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.