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805 Blonde Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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805 Blonde Ale805 Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
78
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535 Ratings
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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 13
Gots: 117 | 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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1/5  rDev -70.5%

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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.

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

Photo of Diggy
2/5  rDev -41%

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2/5  rDev -41%

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2/5  rDev -41%

Photo of geowork
2/5  rDev -41%

Photo of fdig23
2/5  rDev -41%

Photo of t420o
2.21/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

FW 805

They got me with the labeling and the fact that it's FW because this beer is crap. 

A- fizzy, light yellow. No head or lacing 3

S- some floral notes, grainy, a little yeast and some dirty bathwater 2

T- on again with the dirty soap water taste mixed with some grain and light floral hops, some metallic notes, Not good 2

M- good mouthfeel. Good carbonation, lighter body 3.5

O- "why did they release this?" is all I kept thinking. I love FW, but this is a crappy beer no matter what. I feel bad that this is the beer they gave to the 805 proclaiming "local only" on the bottle and 6-pack. Do something to make up for this abomination you've released to the 805 FW! 2

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2.21/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of Bob402
2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

Photo of hambone
2.29/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

tastes like miller or something similar

Photo of jbhopkins
2.37/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Lite and sharp. A little thin.

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2.4/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of FitnessForBeer
2.45/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: nothing to complain
S: bready, light
T: sweet, bready, little bit of bitterness on the end. Kinda disappointing
M: super fizzy, didn't care for it

Overall, tasted more like a lager than an ale. Seemed to be very carbonated, which wasn't something I liked on it. Probably won't purchase again.

Edit: had another one of these, disliked even more. It's just not a good beer.

Photo of BeerManDan
2.46/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The color when poured into a pint glass what a light yellow with hardly any foam and not lace. The smell was of a weak lack luster aroma of weak hops and that was it. The taste was of really weak everything in a beer. I should have rated it a 1 all across. Not a good blonde ale. What a disappointment from a very good brewery. One of the worst ales I've tasted from Firestone/Walker.

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2.48/5  rDev -26.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.