Base Camp Golden Ale | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mcallister on 02-28-2007

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 18
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.2/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Looks like budweiser. Full on 1" of white head, aroma of barley.

Taste was mild and dry, ibus in the teenager range, a tiny bit of noble and cascade hop. Its a good hydration beer, or palate cleanser. Gotta make beer that keeps the lights on, here it is.

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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.26/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The mildest beer available from fiftyfifty. Looks like BMC, which is a compliment, great clarity, good white head over 1". Aroma was almost nonexistant.

Taste, nice and dry, almost no bitterness and a mild, yet zesty hop twinge largely attributable to the substantial carbonation. An easy drinker, but around $6 a pint hurts the overall score. I'm guessing maybe Willamette and/or Noble hops to it.

This beer is clearly made for the non beer aficionados, or maybe the aficionados who've had a long day skiing, or golfing or whatever, when you just want a nice light bodied beer with a decent stretch of flavor to it from both the yeast and mild hopping.

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Photo of bulletrain76
3.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub, 4.9%abv. Gold color without much head. Light aroma of clean, sweet malt. Light maltiness with a subtle hop balance. More hop flavor than I expected actually, but not too bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Clean and refreshing, but not a whole lot going on.

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Photo of Butch
4.3/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

They actually label this one a Kolsch and I think that's right. Dry taste and just enough bitterness. I had it at the brewpub and it was the best beer we had there (tried all 8) and this place had the best beer of the 5 brewpubs we visited in the area.

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Base Camp Golden Ale from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
3.47 out of 5 based on 18 ratings.
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