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Carolina Blonde | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by WoodBrew on 11-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,734
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
279
pDev:
16.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
70
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4.02/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.47/5  rDev +41%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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2.77/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Glowingz
3.49/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.65/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy gold color. One inch head of a white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of Euro yeast, hint of alcohol, hint of wheat, and citrus hops. Fits the style of a Cream Ale. Mouth feel is quite sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, Euro yeast, hint of sweet malt, slight citrus hops, and a hint of wheat. Overall, good appearance, decent aroma and blend.

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Photo of Fusion7777
3.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ckollias
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TrilliumFan
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.79/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hackattack
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This isn't bad at all. I get this for the wife when we're in her hometown in the Charlotte area. Crisp and refreshing but with some decent hop character.

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3.33/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.74/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.4/5  rDev +38.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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2.56/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.53/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.42/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle, while down in OBX. I often find cream ales to be a bit deceiving, because you think you're going to get this heavy, sweet ale. Instead, they often remind me of Kolsch style, or a basic golden lager even. Some have a touch of sweetness from the malt, but I enjoy them for their clean, crisp flavor.

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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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4.01/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.13/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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4.62/5  rDev +45.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Carolina Blonde from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.17 out of 5 with 279 ratings
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