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Firestone Walker Solace (2012-)

Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Firestone Walker presents Solace, an ode to warmer weather in the northern hemisphere. A hint of citrus fruit and clove aroma are followed by tangy dry malt flavor and a silky finish making it an approachable and refreshing session beer. We bring you this beer unfettered, a craftily unfiltered ale full of flavor and perfectly constructed to compliment those lazy warm days ahead. Ideal for washing down fish tacos or other south o’ the border-inspired dishes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23394) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity wheat malty banana aroma. Fruity wheat malty flavor with spicy hints. Has a sweetish wheat malty spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17267) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Tap at Freshcraft Denver - 03/06/12. Cloudy (chill haze?) golden orange with a finger of white head. Spicey nose with orange zest/peel and grainy wheat. Citrus flavour, bready, wheat, corriander. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16535) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at Firestone Walker Taproom, Buellton. An unclear orange to golden beer with a small white head. The aroma has a solid dose of orange, with banana and clove notes. Medium body, a bit low on carbonation considering the style. Cloves, banana and some orange and lemon in the flavor. Quite dry, that’s nice. Finishes as it starts. Not bad, just a little boring. 130809

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Lightly hazed golden pour with a white head. There’s a nice bit of banana and clove on the nose with some sweet bread and wheat notes. Mild citrus, a bit of water, and maybe a hint of grass. The flavor is a bit bland, but there are some of the same banana and clove notes. Sweet bready malt and wheat with a mild citrus zest note in the background.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (14690) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
12 oz. bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Nose brings out subtle wheaty notes and light crackery malt - not very strong aromatics. Flavour is just as boring, with biscuity, crackery malt, subtle wheat notes, and some floral notes. Light on the palate and very drinkable - just nothing interesting at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13444) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle poured a hazy gold with a small lingering off white head. Aromas of wheat, banana, clove and light bubblegum. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, banana and a hint oif clove with a crisp lingering banana finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2012
A hazed amber weizen with a thin white head. In aroma, pleasant fruity bananas with berry notes, nice and smooth, cloves, good. In mouth, a smooth banana and cloves with light grassy notes, oily mouthfeel, a bit light but refreshing. 12 on. bottle from Total Wine Summerlin, 1.49$.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear dark gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is spicy clove, wheat malt, light citrus, some banana, and faint hops. Flavor is malt forward with spices and citrus notes, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Light body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11654) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Sample at the Willoughby PBCCP tasting on 11/17/2013: This brew is a hazy pale yellow-orange color with a medium foamy white head that diminishes gradually. Small patches of lacing. Aroma of citrus, spice and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of wheat, toasted malt and citrus fruits. The finish is wheaty with a fruity aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10972) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
Draught @ Firestone Walker Taproom, Buellton, CA
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, banana and yeast. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long banana and wheat finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

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