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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WoodBrew on 11-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
271
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
15.84%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Atg1095
2.79/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hackattack
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%
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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Photo of SFNC
3.33/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.74/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NCSasquatch
4.4/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of token_23223
2.56/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of logicalparadox
2.94/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beernooph
2.53/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.42/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of packbacker99
3.53/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
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 -14.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.01/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keith27614
3.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Graetzj
4.62/5  rDev +43.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oakley
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freshtojeff
2.78/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bjm94
3.1/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tlema1
3.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: straw yellow, hazy, lasting head
S: bready, smells like a Helles lager
T: honey sweet finish, some biscuit up front
F: more body than expected
O; doesn't have the normal crushable characteristic of such a light ale

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Photo of Ag9057
4.2/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of DavesBeerReviews
4.23/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A smooth beer that goes well with nature

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Photo of Zylod
3.6/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vabeerguy
3.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of razorsdescent
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
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
3.22 out of 5 based on 271 ratings.
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