Sticky Treats
Funky Buddha Brewery

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Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #121
Ranked #24,362
3.7 | pDev: 11.89%
Feb 01, 2021
Apr 09, 2013
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Notes: Formerly Rice Krispies Ale

Get ready to 'mallow out, dude! Our zonked out brewer trio of Snarf, Crumble, and Ping have layered this blonde ale with plenty of gooey, marshmallow flavor for a beer that tastes just like your favorite rice cereal treat. So sit back in your coziest corduroy chair and switch gears - no baking required.
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Rated: 3.5 by Chipwells from Georgia

Feb 01, 2021
Rated: 3.17 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Sep 02, 2020
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Reviewed by zac16125 from South Carolina

3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Funky Buddha Stickie Treats
12oz into a tulip
On tap at The Pour House Channelside
Consumed (and reviewed) Oct 2017

A: Light straw yellow, essentially no head of lacing. 3.5

S: Aroma is fairly subtle overall, but it is reminiscent of rice crispy treats with marshmallow and rice crispies. Aroma gets a little stronger as it warms. 4

T: Taste up front is nothing special, light lager style/pilsner-sequel notes. However, on the finish there is some sweetness that is fairly reminiscent of rice crispy although it's subtle. 3.75

M/D: Lighter bodied, carbonation moderate, drinkability is average. 3.5

O: Fairly disappointing. Granted I have high expectations for FB, and I applaud the effort, it just falls short. Not bad but I wouldn't seek it out. 3.75
Mar 23, 2020
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Reviewed by iheartmyTHO from Georgia

3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Not terrible but not great. I don't taste much marshmallow or vanilla. Instead, I get a weed taste? Very weird. Maybe there is a hint of marshmallow on the back end. My husband has had the Sticky Nuts version of this beer and said it was wonderful.
Apr 20, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by hypnotoad1 from Virginia

Mar 27, 2019
Rated: 3.99 by Thanatosbat777 from Georgia

Feb 12, 2019
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jan 24, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by robebo44 from Virginia

Dec 08, 2018
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Reviewed by teromous from Virginia

3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I don't see a bottle date listed.

Appearance: The beer has a hazy gold body with a thick white head. It has good retention and lacing.

Aroma: It has a slightly floral potpourri aroma.

Taste: The beer has a fairly prominent cereal grain flavor with a sweetness to it.

Mouthfeel: It is smooth and easy to drink. It has a bit of a slickness to it towards the end.

Overall: It's a good Blonde Ale so if you are looking for that then this is what you want. The label does say that this is a "BLONDE ALE WITH VANILLA" and the vanilla never came through in the flavor or aroma. I would drink it again and I would share it with others but I would let them know it doesn't taste like vanilla. It tastes like it leans heavily on the grain for the sweetness.
Dec 02, 2018
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Reviewed by Zraly from Virginia

3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pale gold with a two finger head. Mellow aroma and flavor of vanilla cake. For a moment, it reminds me a bit of Anderson Valley's Summer Solstice but with a bit less flavor, depth, and sweetness. On the lightest side of medium-bodied. It's drier than expected, and is quite easy to drink, maybe a bit too easy. I think if the body was just slightly bigger, this would be a sticky treat indeed.
Nov 30, 2018
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12 oz bottle with an August 2018 bottling date in a lager glass in November 2018.
Pours clear pale golden with a decent head.
Aroma: spicy hops and faint vanilla.
Flavor: the vanilla is also quite faint here ,,, until the finish and aftertaste. flavor. This make for a nice transition from the more hop forward, with bready grains carrying all the way thru. Less sweet (near neutral)than expected.
Nov 29, 2018
Rated: 3 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Oct 29, 2018
Rated: 3.43 by WickedBeer from Alabama

Oct 28, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by JamesLeung from Florida

Oct 27, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by alexsergio from New York

Oct 17, 2018
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

3.47/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
12oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a pale straw color with a one-finger foamy bubbly white head that has short retention

S- rice and toasted malt, grainy, light vanilla

T- toasted malt up front, with a sugary sweetness that turns into a vanilla flavor as it nears the finish, lingers of what could be perceived as marshmallow

M- medium-light body with medium biting carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish

O- FB's food flavored beers are usually spot on, but this one falls a bit short, still worth a try
Oct 10, 2018
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
L: Had this on-tap at Capital Ale House - Innsbrook, poured into a pint glass. Had a bright, golden yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of creamy, fairly long-lasting head. Not a whole lot of lacing.

S: A pretty good aroma of malt, rice, sugar, marshmallows, and vanilla.

T: Tasted of a bit of malt (a steady presence), a surprising amount of vanilla, a little bit of rice, a whole lot of marshmallows (more than anything), and some sugar as well. Kind of an uneven flavor here. Yes, it does taste like Rice Krispie treats up front, but it's desperately thin and watery in the finish. Still, not a bad flavor.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a thin, watery finish. Light-bodied.

O: This is an uneven beer with some good qualities. Worth a look.
Oct 06, 2018
Rated: 3.63 by robotic_being from Florida

Sep 28, 2018
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Reviewed by M_C_Hampton from Georgia

2.39/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5
A: draft into a pint glass, hazy with no head

S: just sugar

T: I don't get much except artificial marshmallow flavor

M: thin and watery

O: it tastes like a Belgian homebrew my buddy Jacob and I messed up and tried to cover up by soaking rice crispy treats in it...
Sep 26, 2018
Rated: 3.69 by Roguer from Connecticut

Sep 20, 2018
Rated: 3.52 by socon67 from New York

Sep 10, 2018
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Reviewed by sirspins from Florida

4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a pale yellow, with strong notes of vanilla off the nose. Very light and smooth, with strong tasting notes of vanilla and marshmallow at the end. Delicious blonde!
Aug 28, 2018
Rated: 3.94 by Sirnickatnite from Texas

Aug 18, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by vande from Illinois

May 20, 2018
Rated: 3.73 by MTKATL from Georgia

Apr 22, 2018
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
I was expecting something a bit sweeter with this, and this is definitely not it...

It all started well enough - looked great in the glass with it's yellow colored liquid, orange highlights, with thin foam and no lacing. The smell was by far the best attribute of this beer - a strong and slightly sweet smell of marshmallows - mouthwateringly delicious. The mouthfeel was decent enough too - light, carbonated, and surprisingly dry - from the first sip to the last. This leads me to the taste, which I had hoped would have been sweet, but was far from it. As advertised, this just wasn't what I was expecting. Overall, not a bad brew, actually solid enough as a blonde ale, just not sweet enough given all the markings on the label...
Mar 19, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Mar 18, 2018
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Reviewed by Nass from Florida

4.11/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Lively carbonated, light yellow looking, & vanilla scented candle type of aroma on the nose. This does taste sort of like a rice krispie treat especially on the finish that is where that vanilla is left on your mouth. It is sweet tasting, but I don't think it is overly sweet like some people are describing the flavor to be. This beer needs a more yellow cake like type of mouthfeel to make this beer even better. Overall, the addition of the rice & vanilla does kick this blonde ale up a notch. I don't love it but I do like it a lot. I am thinking high B grade on this one. NO DATE on the bottle btw. Cheers! A-
Mar 11, 2018
Rated: 3.85 by aasher from Indiana

Mar 07, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by jcb7472 from Florida

Jan 09, 2018
Rated: 4 by Beerbuddha from Florida

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 3.94 by Kelseydorks from Florida

Nov 22, 2017
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Reviewed by SHODriver from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: Poured into a snifter to a light straw gold topped by a dense two finger head which fades quickly to a collar around the edge of the glass with minimal lacing
S: Smells of vanilla and marshmallow with some citrus notes
T: Taste is sweet and marshmallow like on entry with a little vanilla and an almost rice like character on the palate. Swallow is more marshmallow and a little vanilla along with that rice not and a little citrus
M: This beer has a fairly light body which is close to being watery without crossing that line. The carbonation on the beer is slightly prickly and it has a refreshing finish.
O: Overall this isn't a bad beer at all but it does leave a little to be desired. The flavors are interesting but it would have been better for them to be a little more forward and for the base beer to bring a little more to the party.
Nov 13, 2017
Rated: 3.59 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Oct 18, 2017
Rated: 3.87 by DanGeo from Michigan

Oct 02, 2017
Rated: 3.78 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Sep 28, 2017
Rated: 3.66 by beerjerk666 from Florida

Sep 10, 2017
Rated: 3.13 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Sep 04, 2017
Rated: 3.69 by cd34 from Illinois

Aug 29, 2017
Rated: 3.61 by edthehead from New York

Aug 14, 2017
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