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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Editor’s Note: Contract brewed for Stienhaus Brewing Co. / Trader Joe’s by August Schell but more recently by River Trent Brewing in Ukiah, CA; which is assumed to be Mendocino Brewing as River Trent Brewing is not a true entity.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
666seth (222) - California, USA - JAN 20, 2003
Amber in color with a white head. nothing special, malty nose with malts in aroma. not too sweet. Good deal at Trader joes for 3.99$


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (5805) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
tastes more like a pale, and a fairly boring one at that. the good thing is, it’s less than a dollar to try a single, so if you don’t like it...there’s no risk."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (2927) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Anyone who is not turned of by the packaging on this bottle is insane. That being said, this is a decent beer. It is a style I like that many don’t which is a rather mildly hopped blond or pale ale that is clearly American in origin but not matching the APA or IPA style at all. It is clear orange yellow in color w/ a long lasting head of very fine and even sized bubbles. Nose is a touch of grassy hops and some fresh malt character, sort of very vaguely reminding me of a German helles only with a fruity ale yeast background. Taste is simple w/ a touch of malt sweetness blanced by a touch of bitterness. Honestly, if this was four percent alcohol I be jumping for joy but this is over seven percent and in no way justifies that extra alcohol content w/ extra flavor. I am all for seeing more mild styles from craft brewers who these days seem obsessed w/ hops and sours and big stouts but I’d like for those beers to be low and alcohol and drinkable as well.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MWMBeerguy (110) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Not all that exciting. Good beer for a buck at Trader Joe's but that's about the extent of it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1277) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Fat Weasel Ale has a thin, white head, a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, and a good amount of lacing left behind. The aroma is of pungent, semi-sweet bread crust, vegetable oil, and some hop resin. Taste is of sweet, white bread crust, moss, malt, and nice hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium and somewhat slick, and Fat Weasel Ale finishes semi-dry, easy drinking, and delicious. Only a bit of the alcohol shines through. RJT

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle, pours a golden color, foamy white head. Malty aroma with yeast. Weak flavor, not one of the better beers we tasted that night.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (8507) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 12, 2014
[ Bottle ][ DedicatedToFun ][ 12oz ][ Tasting ][ Stemless Wine Taster ][ 5/10/14 ]
>> Clear deep golden pour with weak foam. Nose is old, sticky, wet dog. Taste is white grape, paper, toothpaste, apple skin. Palate is papery, apple skin tannic.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
rumproasts (2901) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
bottle. golden with small head. thin body with off flavors abounding -- especially a metallic unpleasantness. not good.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
johnnymusky (258) - Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2014
this beer was terrible...from the start it was bad....smell is awful taste is awful....yuck....i did not like!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
trapped (823) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle. Yellow with slight haziness and light beige spongy head, doughy aroma with a hint of hops, medium carbonation, slightly bitter taste with a metallic tinge at the end, longish finish. A bit thin bodied and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pkbites (693) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour. Yeasty metallic aroma. Rather malty palate. Moderate bitter hoppyness. Not horrible but not really very good. Meh.


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