Daphne | Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
California, United States
cellarmakerbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with Amarillo, Centennial, & New Zealand Motueka hops.

Added by mc4z on 10-31-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Goldstar81 for sharing this one at the LA Beer Talk bottle share.

Pours a murky golden-orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of citrus fruit, citrus zest, and grapefruit juice aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus fruit, citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and earth flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is super tasty, but the citrus hops come through slightly better in the smell to me.

Serving type: growler.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hazy yellow color. Super hoppy and dank. The citra hops really show. It is dank and fruity. Does this even count as a blonde? By far the top blonde ale I have had.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of epyon396
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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3.68/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of popery
3.81/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a fairly pale yellow with just a hint of orange. I should bring a beer color chart with me or just provide a link to a picture. Hazy to the point of being opaque in a half point glass. Small white head. Lots of fine bubbles. Aroma is a bit grainy in a pleasant way. Hops seem a tad sweaty. Mild tangerine flavor. Candied lemon. Fresh grain. Taste is similar. It's a fairly mild beer. Easy to drink and easy to like, but it's not going to wow anyone. Some citrus hoppiness. Nice and dry. Good light grain flavor. Soft. Refreshing. Fairly crisp mouthfeel. Gentle carbonation. Very easy to finish a glass or two. Just a bit boring, particularly with all of the competition at Cellarmaker. No off notes, nothing wrong with it. Something to drink if you don't want a more restrained hoppiness. I think I'll revisit this one in the future and grab a growler. I might have missed some of the subtlety by trying it alongside other beers.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.31/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a light gold in color. It’s a hoppy blond ale, with a citrusy aroma that was at once very subtle yet present. Tastes crisp and citrusy, yet smooth and softly rounded. While it’s hoppy it lacks a bitter kick. It’s pleasing enough to have another.

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4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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Daphne from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
4.22 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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