Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Toronto, Canada


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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Natural Blonde is a creamy gold lager with noticable malt flavor and a hint of hop nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pootzboy (1653) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2005
The pour was disappointing...a nice light yellow color but the cap did not last and the lace was weak ( not a good sign when youíre expecting an all malt lager) The nose mwade up for it whith decent aromas of bready malts, sweet tones and a nice lemon twang in the hopping. Although the body is a tad on the weak side the malts stand out and the hops provide a nice lemon gras tone in the finish...then there is a gratifying biscuity after taste. Not a bad stab at the all malt universal lager style...but like all Amsterdam brews, just a tad watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2005
draught. Golden colour, minimal head. Aroma is grassy with notes of toasted malt. Thin body and not very flavourful. There was nothing really interesting about this beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sammy (9686) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2004
Soapy, thin mouth feel a la typical Amsterdam. Another mediocre lager. Complements of Bow & Arrow anniversary night. Yellow colour. Some hops and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2004
Clear gold color with a big bubbled head. Aroma was mostly both corn & dough. Taste was typical lager, with an initial musty taste followed by more corn. Taste felt tinny and acidic. Not bad flavor minus the oxidation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beer Snob (501) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2004
Is "unbad" a rating term? Unmemorable, inoffensive and smooth. A true "lawnmower" beer, or in this case a "tailgater" on a hot day in Buffalo.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2004
Not really all that terrible. Amsterdam seems to make consistantly good beers... even the pales. Itís a bit bland and smooth to the point of water, but still an uncarbonated mild success.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2004
Pours golden yellow with big fluffy white head. Off putting aroma, carries over to the taste. Very little taste to speak of, I can see how some might find this thirst quenching and crisp – I found it bland and unnecessary – a step up from the light version though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
radiomgb (2521) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2004
Very light gold colour. Slight skunk in the aroma along with faint floral hops. The flavour seemed really unbalanced and one-dimensional. Very sweet. Finishes bland with just a slight bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2004
Terribly bland looking and smelling and tasting....nothing overly offensive but nothing overly exciting either. Sweetly refreshing enough lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2003
Not a great-looking beer, which is additionally off-putting due to the marketing wizards at Amsterdam bottling in clear glass. The two-dimensional sweet/grainy aroma is well fleshed out, with sweet represented by hits of confectionery sugar and honey, and the grain showcased with offerings of cereal and boiled white rice. The watery palate lacks texture, but the flavours are well balanced, continuing where the nose left off, plus some hop-bitterness and a woody aftertaste. Fairly good length for a light-coloured lager. In the world of beer, a blond sure isnít eye-candy, but she can still be pretty hot once you get her out of her clothes.

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