Barstool American Golden Ale | Foolproof Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company
Rhode Island, United States
foolproofbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheManiacalOne on 01-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
152
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.23
pDev:
15.48%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 152 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.59/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a muddled yellow color with a fizzy white bubbly almost foamy head. No lace. The aroma has some pleasant sweet fruits, ie. Peach, mango, strawberry and then a little bit of cherry. The flavor leads sweet with a crisp refreshing aspect to it. Crisp sweet fruity aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a nice sessionable smooth feel all around. Carbonation beats at my tongue appropriately. Overall, pretty good blonde ale. The sweet fruitiness to it helped to make it fairly pleasant. I could have again.

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Photo of Kurzman
3.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rderedin
3.15/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ThirstyBird
2.29/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Can without any dating on it. Pours a hazy dull golden color with an off-white head. The smell is grain, a touch a citrus and spice...smells more like a Belgian golden rather then an American golden as they say on the can. The taste again is spice, grain and not particularly pleasant. Way over carbonated to the point of ruining the already mediocre beer. This is a beer that I won't finish, unfortunately.

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Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LMSMITH
1.99/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

6/18/16

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Photo of Duffman79
4.29/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prost76
3.06/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of GreggSr
4/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rick5150
3.74/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davepoolesque
1.77/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.5

Probably one of the worst beers I've ever had. Gross brewery runoff water. Some butter. Yuck. I don't know. This can't be what the brewery was going for can it? To be fair, it was packaged in October, but it's in a can. 6 months shouldn't be enough time to completely destroy this beer.

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Photo of Johnct
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerMeister8
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mikeszab
3.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked it up from a local store in MA.
Was looking for something I could sip all night during the super bowl.
This was a good beer for what it is. Light, low abv, with flavor.
Look - light gold
Smell - light hops
Taste- heavy carb light hops
Feel-light feel with heavy carb bubbles on the tongue to a light hop finish.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slightly hazy straw colored pour with a white one-finger head. Grainy aroma. Taste is bready with a slight hint of lemon. Very basic but good.

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Photo of Nucleosynthesis
2.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.36/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MasterRigger
2.89/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nbdreher
3.6/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lip
4.52/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm a sucker for golden ales and this one was one of the best I've had.

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Photo of GFD400
3.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hzl00b
1.43/5  rDev -55.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

My rating might be influenced by the fact that the shipment I got seemed like it was old. 2 out of 3 cans were frothy messes that were undrinkable. The last one poured reasonably, but tasted bad.

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Photo of Kingpthethird
3.07/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of yanks9669
3.45/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Barstool American Golden Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
3.23 out of 5 based on 152 ratings.
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