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805 Blonde Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

330 Ratings
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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 6
Gots: 34 | 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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SeanPFarley

California

3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

As I'm new to this, I'm hoping to learn more than educate (though I like to think I'm good at expressing an opinion).

This is a decent beer. I read a review that mentioned how it simply looks like beer and tastes like beer, and that about sums it up. Better than a watery domestic, but not as good as some of the craft brews I've been tasting as of late.

Nice golden color; crisp and light in flavor; fantastic on a hot day.

Smell of hay and dry, fall leaves. Earthy. A nice head when poured, but it dissipates quickly.

Honestly, it's a pretty good beer. I tend to lean toward amber lagers, but I'm expanding my horizons on the beer front.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 20:55:22 | More by SeanPFarley
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LakerLeith

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

06-10-2014 11:21:39 | More by LakerLeith
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nygannon

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-09-2014 08:01:28 | More by nygannon
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Evan

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

06-08-2014 21:42:50 | More by Evan
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Flight317

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-08-2014 21:10:03 | More by Flight317
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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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willjschmidt

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-07-2014 03:46:41 | More by willjschmidt
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ThatOlBoy

California

3.95/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I've had this both in the bottle and on tap, and it's far superior in the latter style.

Really everything about this beer is boring except for the taste. It looks like beer and smells like beer. No more, no less.

That said, it's damn near unbeatable on a hot day. It's almost as light as a wheat beer. It manages to be crisp and clean, but still pack plenty of flavor. It's nice and malty, and they did a great job in not going overboard with the honey. It will be a staple in my fridge this summer, and my go-to at the pub for my first round on a hot day.

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2014 23:03:09 | More by ThatOlBoy
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mattafett

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-04-2014 01:33:50 | More by mattafett
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MastaShonuf

California

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

06-01-2014 20:45:56 | More by MastaShonuf
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samtrillo

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-27-2014 07:55:30 | More by samtrillo
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

05-26-2014 23:00:25 | More by TKEbeerman
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-25-2014 02:59:13 | More by Rollzroyce21
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-23-2014 06:29:50 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-23-2014 02:01:21 | More by Texasfan549
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lehueve

Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-21-2014 16:39:18 | More by lehueve
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Joe_Mahma

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-20-2014 20:43:30 | More by Joe_Mahma
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-18-2014 23:30:43 | More by GOBLIN
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g_jenkins

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-18-2014 21:33:14 | More by g_jenkins
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-18-2014 16:22:22 | More by tbone1384
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Modernrickk

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-17-2014 15:36:35 | More by Modernrickk
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Obsidian

California

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-15-2014 05:11:18 | More by Obsidian
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Vlaminck

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-15-2014 01:20:52 | More by Vlaminck
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valkyre65

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-13-2014 16:34:02 | More by valkyre65
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tmaury

Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-13-2014 05:25:18 | More by tmaury
805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.