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
Ranking:
#42,245
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
922
pDev:
15.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of hollywoodaubie86
1/5  rDev -71.2%
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 -71.2%

Photo of Eric1017
1.46/5  rDev -57.9%
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 -56.8%

Photo of rphx88
1.5/5  rDev -56.8%

Photo of rontorreon
1.66/5  rDev -52.2%
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 kkenagy
1.75/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Diggy
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of Thothamon
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of drepreciado
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of bmeGT
2/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of geowork
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of Michael_Lopez
2/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of fdig23
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of jaeone
2.03/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of spamspam
2.06/5  rDev -40.6%
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 -38.9%
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 TroubledMonk
2.19/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Man, I was surprised how disappointing this beer was.

I'm a huge fan of Firestone beers. Love the Pivo Pills and the Double Jack. Some of the finest beers on the market IMHO.

All their marketing dollars go into the 805, so I figured that it would be on par with their others. Man, no way.

Thin, low on lacing, low head, just missing on taste. Too much carb and too much water. Bleh. I found it hard to finish a six pack over a week.

Maybe they're aiming for a sessionable beer for California's hotter weather. I guess it could work.

It's worth trying to see if your opinion differs, but I'm never going back to it.

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Photo of t420o
2.21/5  rDev -36.3%
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 -36.3%

Photo of Bob402
2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of hambone
2.29/5  rDev -34%
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 -31.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Lite and sharp. A little thin.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
2.38/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tententsrecs
2.4/5  rDev -30.8%

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805 Blonde Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 922 ratings
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