Death Rides A Pale Horse - Los Muertos Brewing

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75
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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 16.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Los Muertos Brewing visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ZEB89 on 08-13-2013)
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Reviews by TaylorK:
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4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

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Photo of barhoc11
2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Smells like wort with no hops and tastes malty with not much flavor

Photo of chinchill
3.34/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle from World Market, dated BB 7 May 2014, so presumably plenty fresh. Served in a lager glass.

Pours light golden-amber color with excellent clarity and a proportionate off-white head that leaves plenty of soapy lacing on the glass.
Aroma: light APA.
The flavor opens with caramel and light malts, with herbal hops coming out in the finish and aftertaste.

Medium-light bodied with medium, coarse carbonation.

Overall: a fine looking Mexican blonde with a slightly ramped up hop/malt ratio.

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.34/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance:
The head is abundant tan and creamy and sticks around for several minutes before becoming a thin layer of bubbles; it leaves a thin lacing around the glass. The body is a light burnt golden color and is mildly hazy and contains some trifling carbonation.
Smell:
Light malts and fruity aromas fill your nose there is a slight metallic smell as well, but it does smell pretty good overall.
Taste:
Malts and fruits start of the tasting process, hops and some mild earthy flavors finish off as you swallow. The aftertaste is slightly bitter and leaves you with a mild lemon taste.
Mouthfeel:
Light bodied and smooth, but not crisp, you can feel the carbonation act up as it flows across your tongue.
Overall:
Pretty smooth and it makes for a great beer during a hot day, not the most impressive but it is well worth a try.

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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2/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.71/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Death Rides a Pale Horse Blonde Ale has a thin, white head, a clear, deep golden, bubbly appearance, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, candy-like malt, a slight caramel, and a background "beer" aroma. Taste is of sweet, candied malt, caramel, butter glaze, and a pleasant, low-profile bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Death Rides a Pale Horse Blonde Ale finishes dry, refreshing, and easy drinking. Overall, this is a nice one.

RJT

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3.45/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has some hints of amber hues along with faint bits of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that rapidly dissipated, leaving only a few bubbles on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Faint aromas of biscuit malts are present in the nose along with notes of grain and weak amounts of fruity yeast.
T: The taste has flavors of biscuit and pale malts along with hints of fruity yeast. There are faint amounts of noticeable bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and seems to have just enough underlying hops to prevent this from being too malty.

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3.12/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

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4.03/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I forget where I first heard of this series, but as soon as I saw the label art, I was hooked! I spent over half of my naval career in California and one friend's wife had a collection of Dia de los Muertos figurines that was simply astounding. I amassed a small collection during many trips to TJ, but they have become lost. I would like a Dia de los Muertos tattoo to add to my collection.

From the bottle: "Day of the Dead Beer[/]Cerveza De Los Muertos".

Ah, the dead honey honey on the label with her braided blonde pigtails does something for me. Cowgirl and Reverse Cowgirl are my favorite positions as I am lazy and don't want to do all of the work. No complaints thus far. C'mon, baby, mount up and let's ride!

It's a twist-off cap!?! Aw, baby, I thought of you as more than just a twist! She seems to like it rough, so I grabbed her by the bottom and turned her upside down to see what would happen. I got a massive three-plus fingers of dense, rocky, eggshell-white head with great retention for my troubles, that's what. Wow, you talk about a Blonde, she was it! A gorgeous sunshine-yellow (SRM = 5) with button brightness. She was really cold and told me to enjoy her quickly as she does not like to get hot as the results are neither pleasant nor pretty. Aye aye, doll face. She had a grassy, Noble hops quality on the nose along with a biscuit maltiness and I was anticipating having some fun with her. The taste was more honey-like than I expected and I was really reminded more of a German Pils, which is not a bad thing, IMHO. Mouthfeel was silky smooth and I found myself really plowing into her. Her resultant grin was disconcerting, to say the least, but I chucked her under the chin and gazed into her deep-blue eyes. The finish left us both finished and she wandered off in search of a pale horse to ride as I contemplated the semi-sweet beauty of which I had just partaken. I found it quite pleasant and I would recommend putting it in a CAN, especially with the fantastic label art.

Photo of TMoney2591
3.16/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Part four of my initial encounter with this brewery. The first three have been pretty sad meetings, but hope, for whatever reason, remains. The blonde pours a clear straw-brass topped by a finger of relatively short-lived off-white foam. The nose comprises cornmeal, light flowers, and a pinch of vague grain. The taste holds notes of dried honey, very light sweet biscuit, mild grass, and plenty of flowers. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, though nothing special, this isn't really a bad blonde ale. Sure, it's on the blander side, but that's kinda what the style is known for nowadays, for better or worse. I( could actually see drinking more of this, though it would be far from my first choice. Its only remaining cohort, the hefeweizen, comes next...

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Death Rides A Pale Horse from Los Muertos Brewing
75 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.