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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Editorís Note: As of Spring 2013, this represents both a recipe change and a name change from the former version of this beer: http://www.ratebeer.com/Ratings/Beer/Beer-Ratings.asp?BeerID=163630

Our American blonde ale is a soft and delicate ale brewed with pilsner malt and jasmine flower. The addition of jasmine adds a floral and slightly fruity layer. Single speed pours a crisp golden hue with floral undertones. Whatís your speed? Ours is a Single Speed.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10038) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is jasmine, honey malt and light pear esters. Flavor is sweet honey malt, moderate jasmine and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
keepersj12 (2758) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Nice refreshing brew for the summer heat. Has some flowers in the aroma. Some floral notes and a Pilsner taste. Dry finish. Good for the beach. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1386) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2014
strong jasmine flavor to start with some hopps and bitter finish. smells floral. had a 12 oz bottle pour at home. pours cloudy orangy yellow ith a cream head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (238) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Clear light golden, minimal tan head. Sweet, fresh hay. Quite a bit of breadiness. Bit of honey sweetness. Some touch of bitterness. Medium chewy, body. Pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Looks like this:

http://i.imgur.com/10GUgKR.jpg

Smells like flowers. Taste is off dry and lightly bitter. Flavors of flowers, light citrus. Finish is thin and boring. Not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1213) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Clear yellow pour with a frothy white head. The aroma is floral and a touch spicy. It has a light body with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5203) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pale yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. A light wheaty/papery malt aroma dominate the nose. Sweet wheat malt start with a dry slightly floral bitter finish. Medium bodied with smooth carbonation. another solid beer from these guys

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (557) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2014 12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The initial notes on the nose are grape juice and baked pears. There?s also a mild, cheese funk. These aromas subside and give way to bread, pie crust, floral notes, citrus, and light touches of caramel candy and spice. It pours a pale, effervescent yellow with a slight hint of haze. There?s an abundant, bubbly - soapy white head that retains a thick fluffy ring and leaves an abundant, thin layer of webby lace. The taste is a medium light bitter and medium light sweet; they?re bright tastes though, even though they?re not strong. It has a slick, waxy texture with light zippy carbonation. The body is light and dry, with a spice finish containing some floral notes, bead crust, resin, and even some honey. A touch of bread and clove appears in the aftertaste, but it light, short, and mostly clean. Rather refreshing

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dragonfly1 (495) - Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Nice beer. Soft, rounded flavors, delicate. Aroma is ripe tropical fruit, yeast, lemon peel. Getting bread, yeast, pear, almonds, and some pine needle bitterness at the finish. -1 for thinning out a bit too quickly. Overall unique, well made.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3350) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a light golden color with a small quickly diminishing head.

The aroma is doughy, grainy, husky, and soapy. Itís sort of floral & has some bright malt, but man... itís pretty soapy.

The flavor is better, still soapy but with a far more defined malt character that gives us some nice brightness and a touch of honey. The bitterness is both hoppy and floral... but man, this thing does have a good bit of jasmine flavor.

4 Hands is a way cool brewery, but jasmine has never been something Iíve cared for in a beer.


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