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Roadhouse Brewing Co.

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From:
Roadhouse Brewing Co.
 
Wyoming, United States
Style:
Cream Ale
Ranked #116
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
83
Ranked #25,203
Avg:
3.63 | pDev: 8.82%
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
23
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 13, 2022
Added:
Sep 03, 2014
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  5
SCORE
83
Good
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Notes: This is the American Blonde you can take home to Mama. Approachable, delicately dry-hopped and brewed with premium American pilsner malt. Light in color, crisp in flavor, and with an aroma so intriguing that you cant stay away.
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Rated: 3.31 by mpenske from California

Nov 13, 2022
 
Rated: 3.54 by magikbagel from Wisconsin

Jun 30, 2022
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A Microbrewed Beer Club offering. Pours a light gold color with a minimal head that lasts quite a while. No discernable aroma. Taste is light and floral. Crisp and dry.
May 22, 2022
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Reviewed by ChainGangGuy from Georgia

3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pours a light pale yellow with a smidge of haze underneath a foamy, white head. Light lacing.

Smell: A light whiff, a transient sniff of basic maltiness with a noted blip on the radar smelling of citrus blossom, herb.

Taste: Fairly neutral malt character with a minute sweetness and slowly manifesting graininess. Floral, citrusy hop character with a light albeit sufficiently balancing bitterness. A bit more of that graininess drifting into the otherwise soft finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Has a very slight creaminess to the mouthfeel.

Overall: Crisp and easy-drinking with a lager-like levity.
Apr 30, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by donspublic from Texas

Nov 26, 2021
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A nice summer brew. (My bad to have it cleanse the palate on Thanksgiving... although it did that well.)
Actually, a nice dry finish that keeps working on the grease.

Roadhouse is probably a pioneer in the now strong trend of brewing for outdoors tourism and turning a 1/2 year ski season into a year-long venture. Roadhouse does this in downtown Jackson Hole because it has a thoughtful menu and, generally, is a fun place. I've also been noticing more micros near national parks. So I'm glad to give Roadhouse good OA Hugs. But my next brew from them will be one of the ventures into the Belgian tradition.
Nov 25, 2021
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Reviewed by CHickman from New York

3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
It was sweet and malty with bread crust, grains and yeast mixed in with lemon zest, fresh cut grass, citrus notes, caramel and earthy flavors. It was very creamy feeling and had mild carbonation. A decent brew.
Oct 24, 2021
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Rated by gefinley from California

3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Canned 12/30/20.
Sep 26, 2021
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Reviewed by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This one is billed as advertised, very drinkable and seems to meet cream ale style. Never been able to put my finger onto exactly what a cream ale is but this one seems to match up, drinkable but not crisp and quenching as blond, kolsch or pilsner.
Aug 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by NickMunford from Wyoming

Jul 14, 2021
 
Rated: 3.77 by Haybeerman from Colorado

May 29, 2021
 
Rated: 3.67 by CopperMtnPlowboy from Ohio

Jan 03, 2021
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
My good friend and old neighbor from the 'Wego gave me a can of this beer. It poured a clear golden with thin white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent had subtle grain notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with smooth grain and yeast presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it is a good beer.
Nov 25, 2020
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Rated by rclangk from West Virginia

3.37/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
BOM 7/2020
Sep 19, 2020
 
Rated: 3.9 by howardnss from Pennsylvania

Aug 31, 2020
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Reviewed by akaizer from Virginia

3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
From a beer of the month club and from a can (which has some great artwork on it). Poured with a white foam head and a clear, pale straw color. Scent is pretty unassuming, but some notes of malt and a bit of herbal hop spice (but really only a bit). Taste has a delightful sweet touch of maltiness up front that nicely segues to a refreshing if (again) unassuming flavor profile (a touch citric, perhaps). Feel is on the creamier but lighter side with a nice refreshing quality to it and a touch of hoppy bitterness lingering. Honestly a bit hard to place this as I found it quite enjoyable but also nothing jumped out as particularly memorable.
Aug 16, 2020
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
in the can, pale blonde and high headed, a nice looking glass of beer, and it seems like in a dying style in the part of the world, ive been looking for and craving a cream ale, and this does hit the mark in that regard, distinct to itself, but satisfying as a cream ale, glad i got the six pack. it smells and tastes the same, lightly corny maybe on the grain side, a touch of sweet, a european element to the malt, almost kolsch-esque for a second, with some neat hops too in the end, and a rather clean sort of lagered yeast layer, really pretty well refined, perhaps a touch of tang, but i am in the mood to like this and want to drink it with the friday dead stream from winterland in quarantine, im not trying to nitpick this thing, so whatever. its clean enough, bubbly and bright which i love in the style, and has a nice earthy pale malt thing going on. this will never be a go to for me, no way, but ill crush all of these this weekend and be happy about each of them. roadhouse is a good brewery, should get some national attention, maybe they never blow you away, but they never let you down either, and they certainly dont here, a nice one for the summer!
May 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Dalbeast from Wyoming

Feb 07, 2020
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Rated by superwho24 from Arkansas

4.62/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Interesting beer

Cloudy yellow look
Earthy sweet cheese aroma
Flavor bittersweet cream
Mouthfeel butter and nuts
Jan 14, 2020
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Taster at Growler Guys. Pale, straw color, soft wispy head. Aroma is faint, grainy. Taste comes in much fuller, grains, lemon zest. Light bodied, crushable.
Jan 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.91 by cbf94 from Virginia

Dec 08, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Aug 27, 2019
 
Rated: 3.83 by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

Aug 05, 2019
 
Rated: 3.73 by hcproff36 from Texas

Jul 14, 2019
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
19.2 oz can. Poured out a clear, golden yellow color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of caramel, floral notes and hints of citrus. Sweet caramel with a subtle bitterness.
Jun 22, 2019
 
Rated: 3.07 by Keene from Washington

Apr 28, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Oct 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by Tsn5012 from Oregon

Jul 20, 2018
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Straw yellow body; lively carbonation, small bubbles yet plenty of action; thick, frothy head. Cereal grain aroma; wheat; a very slight presence of lemon grass. Mild cereal grain flavor with a balanced hop bitterness. Medium body; crisp and dry on the palate.

This is a very fine blonde ale -- light and delicate but with enough "oomph" to bring some presence to the palate. Very delightful and a fine hot weather thirst quencher.
Jun 17, 2018
 
Rated: 3.18 by IDABEERGUY from Idaho

Apr 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by Irrationalist from California

Feb 04, 2018
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Reviewed by Foyle from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a 2" foamy white head that slowly falls with plenty of lacing. Color is hazy light orange/yellow. Mouthfeel is light to medium and fairly crisp. Flavors of biscuit and bread dough with citrus rind and lemony hops. Overall a tasty blonde ale.
Dec 31, 2017
 
Rated: 3.52 by cbcrunch from Wyoming

Dec 10, 2017
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Reviewed by Bitterbill from Wyoming

3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Bottled September 21st 2017. 6pack came with a different cap on each bottle.

It pours a clear straw yellow with killer good foam that lasts and lasts. Lacing is excellent.

Smells of light grain, some sweetish malt notes, crisp noble hop like goodness.

Grain and crisp hop character dominate, only mild sweet notes, plenty of flavours for a Blonde Ale

Great mouthfeel, so creamy.

Heck of a good, lowish abv brew here. Refreshing.
Oct 27, 2017
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Reviewed by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Tasted in a pint glass from draft at the Bodega on March 29, 2017. Look is light gold with a thin white head and little lacing. Smell and taste is herbal, floral and sweet malt. Feel is light in body.
Mar 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.3 by TetonMike

Nov 02, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by BrewtalHonesty from Oregon

Sep 03, 2014
Family Vacation from Roadhouse Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 37 ratings