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Bean Flicker - Odd Side Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 13
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light coffee note with gentle grains.

(Beer added by: TheBrewo on 08-02-2013)
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Photo of thinkinflicka
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

sounded kinda weird, didnt really know what to expect.
Looks like a stanterd blonde with verry light head
light coffee on the nose not alot else
coffe beers that are nt stouts or porters normally dont go verry well, i have had a few coffee brown ales that i hated so to be honest i thought id hate this too but i fucking loved it perfect body and just enought coffee so not to be over bearing.
i would drink this often if i could for sure.

thinkinflicka, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of DanGeo
4/5  rDev +3.4%

DanGeo, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of mikejonze
4/5  rDev +3.4%

mikejonze, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of Bunuelian
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Bunuelian, May 09, 2014
Photo of guytyping
4/5  rDev +3.4%

guytyping, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of David_Porter
4/5  rDev +3.4%

David_Porter, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Zaphog, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of ackeeper
4/5  rDev +3.4%

ackeeper, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of BEERschlitz
4/5  rDev +3.4%

BEERschlitz, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of EricTKole
4/5  rDev +3.4%

EricTKole, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of a_beckman25
4/5  rDev +3.4%

a_beckman25, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of Pat316
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Pat316, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of JamesShoemaker
4/5  rDev +3.4%

JamesShoemaker, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of alelover
4/5  rDev +3.4%

alelover, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of PseudoBen
4/5  rDev +3.4%

PseudoBen, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4/5  rDev +3.4%

gratefulbeerhead, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of DuffBeer14
4/5  rDev +3.4%

DuffBeer14, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of SFC21
4/5  rDev +3.4%

SFC21, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of GRPunk
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Odd Side certainly enjoys pushing the limits of naming/labeling. Whatever. On to the beer.

A- 1-finger, off-white, fizzy head drops all too quickly. Slightly hazed, deep golden body cleans up after the chill wears off. Medium-heavy carbonation and good stick.

S- Wow. Lots of coffee and chocolate. Weird for such a lightly colored brew. Even more powdered chocolate than coffee. Some vanilla.

T- Follows nose. Lots of chocolate and coffee with a hint of vanilla. Even more chocolate than aroma suggests. Fairly sweet. Something of a mocha with with a couple packets of sugar in the raw, or the hazelnut coffee/hot chocolate mix offered at one of our favorite breakfast spots (Wolfgang's).

M- Medium body. Maybe even slightly full considering the style and ABV. Light tingle from carbonation and hopping.

O- Goes to show flavor doesn't always follow appearance. I thought it would be a mess, but I quite enjoyed it.

GRPunk, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of mkel0365
4/5  rDev +3.4%

mkel0365, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of Jameson_Daniel
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jameson_Daniel, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Zach136, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of amalburg
4/5  rDev +3.4%

amalburg, May 01, 2014
Photo of Sparkyinsurf
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I really enjoy the long-boarder porter made with coffee and this is the blond ale version. It is fantastic and they have mastered the coffee flavor but without compromising the taste of the beer. Because of the smell and mouthful was more like that of a cream ale instead of a blond ale i rated it a bit low, this doesn't take away the fact that the texture of the flavor is Superb!

Sparkyinsurf, Jul 13, 2014
Bean Flicker from Odd Side Ales
85 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.