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Deschutes River Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 14
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-27-2013)
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Jacobus79

Texas

5/5  rDev +33.7%

06-18-2014 22:04:29 | More by Jacobus79
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exonthebottle

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +33.7%

05-22-2013 08:19:14 | More by exonthebottle
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Kamui_2004


5/5  rDev +33.7%

07-06-2014 22:30:24 | More by Kamui_2004
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piratebryan

California

5/5  rDev +33.7%

05-16-2013 22:54:39 | More by piratebryan
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Quinnspub1

California

4.75/5  rDev +27%

03-07-2014 08:34:47 | More by Quinnspub1
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beetrav

California

4.75/5  rDev +27%

05-10-2013 03:09:12 | More by beetrav
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htdoerge

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +27%

05-06-2013 20:17:00 | More by htdoerge
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zachgroves

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +27%

06-02-2013 01:05:48 | More by zachgroves
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bdk1417

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-01-2014 20:40:19 | More by bdk1417
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-26-2013 23:43:22 | More by kjfinnerty
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RJLarse

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I bought a six-pack of Deschutes River Ale, "A Session Beer with Craft Soul" in a gorcwry store, poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a shiny gold color, clear with a plain white foamy head. Torrents of bubbles are wirling upward in the glass

Smell si a sweet beard aroma, with hints of fruit scents.

Taste is a well balanced. with a malt presence up front and a mild citrus flavor on the finish.

Mouthfeel is light crisp and dry.

Overall a very nice light, drinkable seasonable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2013 00:22:56 | More by RJLarse
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49er

California

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

03-02-2014 00:22:34 | More by 49er
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topdown

California

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

11-27-2013 06:17:27 | More by topdown
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Algebrew

Arizona

4.46/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Poured a clear yellowish copper with a fluffy one finger head that moderately dissipated into a white crown.

Smell: A sweet citrus hop smell with a sturdy backing of malts.

Taste: The beginning, middle, and end give a crisp orange juice tone with a steady hop throughout.

Mouthfeel: A tad bit thicker than I was expecting, creamy.

Overall: A solid Deschutes brew, but it is light on the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2013 07:20:11 | More by Algebrew
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bum732

Lesotho

4.38/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

S: Very melon and gooseberry smelling. Some apple blossoms along with some grape leaves.

L: Light burnt orange, creamy white head that dissipates. Ok lacing.

T: Light malt with some soft melon and gooseberry. Medium low fruity bitterness with a very husk grain taste in the finish. Finishes grainy and semi dry. Some fruit in the finish.

M: Medium light body, medium carbonation. Fairly refreshing.

Delicious, could've sworn there were "new world" hops in this beer. One of the best sub 5% beers i've had. Wouldn't expect anything less from Deschutes.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2013 01:32:07 | More by bum732
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Davidrbly

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

05-17-2014 02:08:24 | More by Davidrbly
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jbh26

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-18-2014 16:48:23 | More by jbh26
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mjc3151

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

07-09-2014 01:42:07 | More by mjc3151
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wes123

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Slightly cloudy light caramel color. Small head with sticky lacing on the glass.

Smells of sweet malt, a bit of caramelized sugar.

Nice bready flavor, sweet candy malt with a crisp bitterness on the back end.

Robust mouthfeel with small bubbles.

Overall for 4%abv, the beer has amazing body and complex flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 23:06:35 | More by wes123
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jsh420

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-14-2014 04:14:25 | More by jsh420
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Deschutes River Ale from Deschutes Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.