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Bean Flicker - Odd Side Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

208 Ratings
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 12
Gots: 30 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Pillowburn, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

TypsiYpsi, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

imfrommichigan, Sep 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

HardyA, Aug 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

jduprey007, May 18, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Golden with some darker tones, slightly hazy and cloudy. Really nice stick and lace.

S - Yeast, bread, coffee, roasted malts, lemon grass.

T - Heavy on the coffee beans, chocolate - this all over powers the blonde ale that takes the back seat to the more dominant flavors. Medium bodied - slightly dry / bitter aftertaste.

O - Is it a lager, is it a stout? What is this concoction? I applaud the brewer for creativity, but the lack of identity makes this more of a novelty. I'd try it again, but I will not seek it out.

andrewjraab, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

kyle86, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

JVoyager, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

strohme2, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

JamesShoemaker, Jun 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

RyanTheLion13, Nov 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

mzeld, Aug 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

TreyIsWilson, Sep 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

a_beckman25, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MaxPowers, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

core42, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

AaronBurr, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of king75
4.81/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearance- clear effervescent gold, with a soapy looking head that quickly dissipates with little to no lacing. It honestly has the look of an adjunct lager nothing remotely impressive in the appearance.

Smell- I am picking up the fragrance if a fresh brewed hazelnut coffee, nodes of vanilla, cream and sugary bready sweetness, and a light grassiness of morning dew.

Taste/mouthfeel- WOW! Just Wow! This is the most flavorful light beer that I have ever had. Starts out with a creamy hazelnut and vanilla flavor that then shifts to a flavor of fresh brewed coffee. Has a light bready malt quality in the finish. The body of this one is light without ever becoming watery. The mouthfeel and after taste are phenomenal leaving a flavor of having just finished a fresh cup of hazlenut or french press coffee.

Overall- I have had this beer several times now. Twice on tap and have purchase three six packs of it. This is my favorite sessionable beer at only 4.5% ABV I could drink this beer all day. If it proves to be available year round I have a new go to beer. I hate blonde ales because they usually lack flavor and complexity but this one has me wanting to revisit the style. Love Odd Side's brews highly recommend this beer!

king75, Aug 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

marcb105, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

zacky_U, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

EricTKole, Sep 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Buck_Jones, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

SpongeRuiner, Aug 10, 2013
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Braden, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

mcrawford, Jul 27, 2014
Bean Flicker from Odd Side Ales
87 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.