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

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.39   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Natural Blonde is a creamy gold lager with noticable malt flavor and a hint of hop nose.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HipHopOpotamus (226) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
There is not much taste to this beer. But just enough to be better then your normal major mass produced lager. The Amsterdam brewery has a few decent beers, there IPA Boneshaker being really good, but I wouldn’t buy this beer again.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hopdog (8760) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle. Poured a golden yellow color with a white head. Grass, some honey sweetness, and stale hops.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
schedia (14) - - MAY 26, 2013
On tap. Clear golden colour, some white head that does not stay. Medium carbonation. Bready (dough) aroma, some apple notes and green malt. Taste of grain and a hint of grassy, herbal hops. Refreshing but nothing special. Good for lunch at the patio in the summer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shaynsawchuk (425) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2013
473 mL can. Pours golden with a lacy white head. A little straw and apple on the nose. Light bodied and refreshing with high carbonation. Dry with a lightly hopped finish. Boring but good for killing thirst.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LBarouf (113) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2012
500ml can. A light golden colour with a thick white head. Citric, malty aroma, pleasant smell for a lager. Sweet corn like taste with a hint of malt. Mildly bitter finish, though pretty light overall. Kind of disappointing for a micro, but not bad in my opinion. Re-rate: I tried this in a bottle for the first time, may have been a little kinder cause it was in a keg the first time, but this is pretty bland, while some light flavour accents prevent it from full blown sucking.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
czar (4100) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
from tin. pours clear pale yellow with a decent white head, little retention, no lacing. very light fruitiness, herbal grassiness, veggies, corn, lightly boozy. average carbonation, light body - oily mouthfeel, very short and bland herbal finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
OntBeerDrinker (418) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
Looks like a typical looking lager Gold not blonde I say. Some head that laced a while and laces. small carbination bubbles at times and some on glass. Smell is light sweet warm appleish smell. Taste is water,warmthish and like some light sweetness that seems like apple in the taste. There is worse and better lagers out there. This one might even have some hops. cheer’s!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Digital_Aura (227) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2012
473ml can. Hum drum beer. No aroma to speak of - some cider maybe. Head disappears mid-pour! No joke! Not even a lace. Pale yellow (Lovibond 4) is uninspiring. First swig is the best. Sweetness, some bitter roundness and a nice creamy buttery taste - only detected on the first swig. Weird. Medium carbonation, okay palate - somewhat greasy mouthfeel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WheatKing (1233) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 25, 2012
Yeah it’s nice to have a bit of bite in a pale lager, however small it is. It’s made for people who are looking for something better than Canadian but aren’t yet beer-curious (ahem). I respect this beer for what it is. (Wow, my TENTH RATING! To the moon...)

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Metalchopz (2197) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2012
Originally rated May 2005. Poured a light yellow colour with not bad retention. There was big bubble carbonation at the bottom of the glass. The nose was of metallic scents with mild malt. The mouthfeel was flat and smooth. Tasted mostly corn with very slight bitterness. Refreshingly clean, but a clear dissapointment.


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