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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
It’s not a unique idea, but one that everyone on the Central Coast understands… Call something “805” and it means local. As a regional craft brewer we have always known that the closer the beer is to where it was brewed, the fresher it is. In fact since 1996 our brewery has been built on fresh, local beers for the Central Coast…. so we created a beer just for our locals in the “805”.

Hope you like it… FW

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enriquez (7) - Riverside, California, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Caramel color pours with this head that disappears really quick. Bubbly when cold, flat when at room temp. and tastes turns sour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7640) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Draught (4.7%) @ Whole Foods, Hillcrest, San Diego as "Blonde Ale". Rated on 23.08.2015. Aroma is quite nothing with toffeeish malt. Flavour has minerals, toffee and some fruits. Very bland, nothing offensive here though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (5114) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Draught @ Whole Foods 7th Ave Pub, San Diego, CA

Pours clear yellowish with a smooth head. Aroma of caramely malts, fruits and fruity notes. Taste is smooth, sweetish and fruity with some caramel and toffee. Finish is sweet and stuffy with some caramely notes. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (7954) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Tap @ 7th Ave Pub, San Diego.
Pours clear copper color with a small head. What aroma, some grassy notes, malty notes. Great and herbal flavor, some wheat notes, yeast and faint spices. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6292) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Mariposa, Ca - Savoury’s Restaurant - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling, light golden pour, nice bubble action, tight snow-white head, nice film of lacing. Grainy aroma, hint of honey. Smooth flavor, some buttery accents, a bit of honey sweetness. Crisp clean mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
spokeydonkey (41) - somerville, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Malt forward, dark copper beer. Malty and grainy with a little hop background. Just not enough interesting malt character to stand out--comes off as watery and one dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7674) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from BevMo, Sacramento. Pours golden with a thick off-white head and a citrus aroma. There is a light toffee flavor with a slightly bitter citrus finish. Fresh and refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nik925 (776) - USA - AUG 1, 2015
Hmm. I’m def far out side the 805, so the were a module loose with their trader joes distribution. Heavy on malt and malt flavor. Just enough hops for the boil. BTW looked like an energy drink in the fridge FWIW. solid meeh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (303) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Pours a clear gold with a foamy head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Spots of lace around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, honey, and some vegetal aromas. Taste is about the same. There is a mild bitterness to it. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kespecial (152) - - JUN 30, 2015
Aroma is fruity/bubblegum, which is a surprise. But otherwise just an OK lager-ish beer. Light amber, some sweetness/cereal. Fine but mild. Not the best from FW, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2740) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. Light caramel aroma with some apricot and floral hops. Clear ruddy copper under a persistent white sheet. Sweet light caramel flavour with some light spicy melanoidins and subtle stone fruit notes. Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth.

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