805 Blonde Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Zorro on 05-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
881
Reviews:
108
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
15.67%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
346
For Trade:
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Ratings: 881 |  Reviews: 108
Photo of hollywoodaubie86
1/5  rDev -71.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Over rated beer. Over priced bud light/coors light

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Photo of Roth_Daddy
1/5  rDev -71.5%

Photo of Eric1017
1.46/5  rDev -58.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Quite possibly one of the worst beers I have ever had - I just don't get it.

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Photo of Adkins1203
1.5/5  rDev -57.3%

Photo of rphx88
1.5/5  rDev -57.3%

Photo of rontorreon
1.66/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Very disappointed. First bad FW I have had. Bottled on 2/16 so has no reason to be bland. Many alternatives at the same price point and more complete taste. Budweiser category.

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Photo of Diggy
2/5  rDev -43%

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2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of drepreciado
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of bmeGT
2/5  rDev -43%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of geowork
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of Michael_Lopez
2/5  rDev -43%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of fdig23
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of jaeone
2.03/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of spamspam
2.06/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

double meh. it this beer makes you happy you would be better served burying your heart in a 24 oz can of PBR.

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Photo of mmmbeer89
2.12/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I wish i had something good to say about this beer but i just can't find anything. It's super light with very, very little flavor and the flavor it does have is hardly pleasant. This is more watery and flavorless than a standard light beer. I see some people saying they're surprised at the low rating but i'm surprised it's rated as high as it is.

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Photo of t420o
2.21/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

FW 805

They got me with the labeling and the fact that it's FW because this beer is crap. 

A- fizzy, light yellow. No head or lacing 3

S- some floral notes, grainy, a little yeast and some dirty bathwater 2

T- on again with the dirty soap water taste mixed with some grain and light floral hops, some metallic notes, Not good 2

M- good mouthfeel. Good carbonation, lighter body 3.5

O- "why did they release this?" is all I kept thinking. I love FW, but this is a crappy beer no matter what. I feel bad that this is the beer they gave to the 805 proclaiming "local only" on the bottle and 6-pack. Do something to make up for this abomination you've released to the 805 FW! 2

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Photo of KVH
2.21/5  rDev -37%

Photo of Bob402
2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of hambone
2.29/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

tastes like miller or something similar

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Photo of jbhopkins
2.37/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Lite and sharp. A little thin.

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Photo of tententsrecs
2.4/5  rDev -31.6%

Photo of SSS
2.42/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A-Super clear golden yellow, head disappears very quickly
S-Maybe a brief malt aroma, nothing to note...
M-Quite light and watery, carbonation low as well
T-This tastes like a standard commercial beer
O-I suppose I can understand the necessity for something to appeal to muted palates but this is a huge disappointment.

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Photo of FitnessForBeer
2.45/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: nothing to complain
S: bready, light
T: sweet, bready, little bit of bitterness on the end. Kinda disappointing
M: super fizzy, didn't care for it

Overall, tasted more like a lager than an ale. Seemed to be very carbonated, which wasn't something I liked on it. Probably won't purchase again.

Edit: had another one of these, disliked even more. It's just not a good beer.

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Photo of BeerManDan
2.46/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The color when poured into a pint glass what a light yellow with hardly any foam and not lace. The smell was of a weak lack luster aroma of weak hops and that was it. The taste was of really weak everything in a beer. I should have rated it a 1 all across. Not a good blonde ale. What a disappointment from a very good brewery. One of the worst ales I've tasted from Firestone/Walker.

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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.51 out of 5 based on 881 ratings.
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