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Odd Side Ales Bean Flicker Coffee Blonde

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Looks can be deceiving! This satisfying simulation of self exploration is sure to surprise your pallet. It’s an extremely smooth sessionable coffee blonde. So light a candle and enjoy the adventure this beer has to offer.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (270) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2016
A new brewery for me. Poured from a can, looks like your generic adjunct American beer. Aroma is yeast, grass and hay. Flavor has just a hint of coffee and some malt. Texture is a bit thicker than water. I think this would be nice beer after chopping grass, a hard day fishing, or even hang in at the beach.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (2547) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2016
i love the name but that is where the love stops. this beer is a mess. awful coffee malty aroma. flavor is even worse. very thin, some coffee and what is that vanilla? yuck. garbage. you people are crazy. sink pour

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1762) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL, enjoyed on the night of Super Tuesday....gonna be a long one! Appearance is a brownish yellow with a carbonated white head that dissipates relatively quickly. Aroma is a unique mixture of caramel, coffee, vanilla, smells nice. Taste is really really good, vanilla and coffee come out great and this has a relatively light profile, not heavy. Good stuff here!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3413) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Shared 12 oz. can poured to snifters, showing a clear, light gold, almost straw color, with a bubbly white layer of head foam, and light spots & strands of lacing. The nose was expressive mocha scent, with caramel sweetness and vanilla. Light bodied, with okay carbonation, the taste was similar notes, but didn’t at all match the aroma’s intensity, kind of as an after thought. Pleasantly sessionable, nonetheless.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4958) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Shared bottle. Pours a pale gold with a decent white head. Aroma of coffee and malt. Taste is coffee, malt, chocolate, vanilla, and some fruit. Just a one time thing for me.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
seuinoz (212) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Aroma is freshly ground coffee. Appearance is blonde in color. Taste is coffee with a hint of hops. Sits great on the palate not harsh but sits very clean. Just alot of coffee smells with this beer.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eaglebones (93) - Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours light golden color with short-lived, thin white head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, and bread. Taste is citrus and hints of coffee and chocolate. Kind of an odd bread-like aftertaste. Interesting and enjoyable beer overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (2374) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle share at the WWWW beer tasting at iphonephan’s. Pale gold with small offwhite head. Strong coffee grounds with some lite malt. Not a fan.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2015
[ Bottle ][ 1oz ][ @tasting ][ $0 ][ Shot glass ][ 08.15.15 ]
huge white head lasts, large bubbles atop hazy straw. Green nose, beany but no roast, detergent-esque as a result. More roast to balance the bean in flavor, creamy vanilla as well, soft with appropriate sweetness and decent malt balance. Flavor a huge improvement, push through the nose.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2015
Een licht kruidig Amerikaans biertje. Eenvoudig te drinken wegens de lage alcoholpercentage.


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