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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 232   ABV: 7.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strawberries are Spring’s first fruit. They announce the end of the long Midwest winter and welcome the lazy days of summer. They herald a season of weekends at the lake, walking barefoot through the grass, and whiling away the afternoon at your local beer garden. Be sure to savor your Strawberry Blonde while it lasts because like a Michigan summer, it’ll be gone before you know it. Food Pairings: Great with tangy BBQ, balsamic vinaigrette, citrusy or spicy dishes, and strawberry rhubarb pie Tasting Notes: This is a sophisticated fruit ale that doesn’t forget it’s a beer. Rich and flavorful medium bodied beer with a fresh, floral strawberry aroma. Citrus, spice, and fruit are blended seamlessly for a subtle yet distinct flavor that never turns too sweet.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11910) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2012
MBGSF 12 Draft. Poured reddish amber color with an average rocky white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Aroma was moderate strawberry with a spice tone. Flavor was moderate strawberry with a good balanced finish. Medium body with pleasing texture and soft carbonation. Average fruit beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4137) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2012
deep amber with minimal head. slight sweetness with moderate strawberry. seems well executed to me. alcohol well masked.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1732) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Pinkish amber color. Cloudy. Faint strawberry aroma and taste. No Belgium yeast taste for me. No hop bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle. Pours a murky amber color with a trace of a white head. Grassy, berry aroma. Flavors of sweet berries and various baking spices with a medicinal finish. Sticky texture with flat carbonation. Disappointing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (4668) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Its a ruby red color almost like the color of a grapefruit wiith little head. Not too much of a strawberry aroma. At first taste it is like most belgian ales and at the end you taste a hint of strawberries, I do not taste too much sweetness like previous reviewers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Dark reddish brown with no head. Sweet caramel and strawberry aroma and taste with a malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle thanks to Bu11zeye. Pours a murky deep gold with off-white head. Aroma is very fruity with strawberry and added notes of a bit of farmhouse. Flavor is sweet, strawberry with a light malt back bone. Mouth fill is medium body with fizzy carbonation. Overall, not bad at all!

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
zdk9 (183) - Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2010
(12oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye) Sickly sweet strawberry- like ice cream strawberry syrup. Too sweet and overloaded on fake strawberry flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2010
cloudy orange body with small head..aroma of massive sugar, artificial strawberry syrup, and honey..nice flavor with sweet breads, straw and sugar. perhaps a tad too sweet, but refreshing

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Bottle. Hazy amber-orange body, thin buff head. Nose of honey, strawberry, and spice (perhaps coriander). Sugary body with spices and strawberry, finishing with caky esters and a hint of alcohol. I’m not a big fan of the blend.


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