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Bean Flicker - Odd Side Ales

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87
very good

191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 10
Gots: 23 | 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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Ratings: 191 | Reviews: 30 | Display Reviews Only:
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jduprey007

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-18-2014 20:07:39 | More by jduprey007
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-11-2014 22:46:47 | More by a_beckman25
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-14-2013 03:27:29 | More by TypsiYpsi
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-04-2013 16:24:48 | More by kyle86
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AaronBurr

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-26-2013 03:25:01 | More by AaronBurr
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core42

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-13-2013 04:15:28 | More by core42
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strohme2

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-05-2013 01:53:44 | More by strohme2
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king75

Michigan

4.81/5  rDev +24.6%

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!

08-20-2013 13:36:19 | More by king75
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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

11-15-2013 01:51:39 | More by RyanTheLion13
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lochef81

Michigan

3.85/5  rDev -0.3%

I was perplexed when I saw a coffee infused blonde ale but at the same time exhilarated to try it...damn glad I did. This ale pours a golden hue with little white head and virtually no lacing. The nose reminds me of hot chocolate. Not a lot of coffee notes just a subtle sweet chocolaty smell. There's a lot of malt here as well and a bit of hops to round it out. This offering sips very light and smooth. The flavor is much more complex than I had ever expected. It is sweet and reminiscent of iced mocha at first but followed by a nice hoppy bitterness all to resolve with a sweet malty chocolate finish. This is a delicious and surprisingly complex beer. Nothing like what I expected but very refreshing and enjoyable. Would gladly buy this one again.

03-05-2014 05:16:01 | More by lochef81
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-27-2013 01:58:35 | More by TreyIsWilson
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rspauldi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-06-2014 19:43:27 | More by rspauldi
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SpongeRuiner

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-10-2013 02:49:44 | More by SpongeRuiner
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zacky_U

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-06-2014 14:54:32 | More by zacky_U
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marcb105

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-18-2013 02:58:22 | More by marcb105
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Pat316

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-09-2013 14:14:02 | More by Pat316
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-26-2014 02:05:15 | More by Gus_13
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Braden

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

10-11-2013 20:18:27 | More by Braden
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lurpy1

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev -0.8%

An interesting take on a typical blonde ale, with an unmistakable coffee. Other than that, this is your typical unproposessing blonde, with guzzle-down drinkabilty traded off for any sort of body. This is photoshopped supermodel-thin. Still, I enjoyed it. An above average and unique blonde ale. That may not be saying a ton, but one of the better blondes out there.

11-19-2013 22:56:56 | More by lurpy1
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-09-2014 15:32:35 | More by Buck_Jones
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GRFounder

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-01-2013 19:50:07 | More by GRFounder
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mcrawford

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-27-2014 04:32:41 | More by mcrawford
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guytyping

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-07-2013 00:19:52 | More by guytyping
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-17-2014 21:19:24 | More by LuckyJohn
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MarcatGSB

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-06-2013 17:00:13 | More by MarcatGSB
Bean Flicker from Odd Side Ales
87 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.