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Deschutes River Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

407 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 18
Gots: 49 | 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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This brew pours a hazy 70% opaque copper/straw color with a two finger foamy white head and good carbonation. Medium to heavy lacing, some of the head lasts until the end.

The smell is mostly sweet malts, straw, cracker, roasted malts and pine.

The taste follows the nose with sweet and roasted malts, maybe a hint of caramel, some roasted malts along with a slightly gritty grassy finish with some pine and hop oil remaining on the tongue after swallowing.
Overall this is just a little more complex than your average blonde ale, there is quite a bit going on in here and the piney hops give it a nice finish. Try it.

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Deschutes River Ale from Deschutes Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.