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Chelsea Checker Cab Blonde Ale



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The Crisp, Pale Golden Ale is made in the style of northern Germany Kolsch beer. The finest imported Noble Hops varieties & 10% Wheat malt gives this brew a dry finish with a complex and yet delicate hop flavor and aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1589) - WALES - AUG 17, 2014
Cask. Pale orange, clear, still. Aroma is strong malt, almost cheesy. Body is medium, slightly foamy. Taste has a nice strong musty hop profile, almost to the extent of being smokey. I thought this was pretty good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
yiannnos (852) - , CYPRUS - AUG 1, 2014
Pale yellow colour. Light and boring. This is bland, soapy, not a very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3303) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
Part of a tasting paddle at The New York Beer Company. Rating from September 2013. Tasty blonde ale. With a hint of peach and nectarine in the flavour.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonnyguns (904) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 3, 2013
Tap at the stags head NYC. Poured a real clear yellow with a small white cap. Nose presents faint yeast and malts. Very average. Taste is boring. Drink these after you've had several others. Not a lot going on ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CJMunchel (51) - Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Great light beer, very refreshing. Not a lot of aroma and a small hop flavor. Very smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ed5388 (2042) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap. Pours a clear pale straw yellow color with thin white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malts. Not much else in the aroma. Taste is grainy/cracker malts, with some light grassy hops, and a hint of citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fritz123 (963) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Draft at the Chelsea Brewery in NYC. Pint glass. Pours a clear yellow with soapy looking white head. Not much aroma beyond the yeast. The taste was underwhelming with yeast and very light malts. I guess for some this could be an intro into craft beer drinking but frankly it didn’t taste much different than a mainstream domestic beer. Light body, light finish. Nothing to remember.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ads135 (2890) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2013
This beer makes more sense as a Koelsch rather than the Blonde designation. Pretty stale with a musty sweetness. Tried with Nick in 2013.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tbopslt (346) - New York, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap from Rattle and Hum NY. Pours a clear light yellow with a small head which fades rather quickly. Faint smell of malt. Average tasting, ever so slightly bitter but no aftertaste. Good mouth-feel. Nothing special. Good drink-ability although not my particular favorite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6665) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2012
Draught at the Chelsea Brewpub, New York, NY. Clear pale golden colour with tiny white head. Mild yeast & malt in aroma. Yeast, malt and that's about it. Boring & mild flavour. Disappointment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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