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805 Blonde Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

470 Ratings
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Ratings: 470
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.32%
Wants: 9
Gots: 80 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 05-22-2012)
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1/5  rDev -70.3%

daveyboy, Oct 31, 2014
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1/5  rDev -70.3%

Roth_Daddy, Aug 07, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -55.5%

Adkins1203, Jan 16, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -55.5%

rphx88, Oct 23, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

Diggy, Jul 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

drepreciado, Nov 11, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

geowork, Aug 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.7%

fdig23, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of t420o
2.2/5  rDev -34.7%
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

D    

t420o, Aug 05, 2012
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2.21/5  rDev -34.4%

KVH, Aug 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

Bob402, Apr 20, 2013
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2.39/5  rDev -29.1%
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.

FitnessForBeer, Mar 28, 2014
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2.45/5  rDev -27.3%
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.

BeerManDan, Jun 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 470 ratings.