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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 232   ABV: 7.75%
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Strawberries are Springís 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, itíll 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 doesnít forget itís 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2010
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a medium white head. Aroma of dried strawberries, florals, and grain. Flavor of yeast, florals, herbs, and some strawberry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11711) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Served on draft at the Michigan Summer Beerfest, 2010, as part of RBSG festivities. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a medium offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of peach, strawberry and slightly nutty notes. The taste is strawberry with some bready notes. Slightly bitter. Medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7741) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark gold, definitely some brown in there, with a small off-white head. Aroma has a nice fresh strawberry note with underlying caramel. Flavor has more of a grain and caramel note with the strawberry coming out in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6172) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, orange amber colored pour with strawberry jammy aroma, flavors of strawberries and pie crust

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5927) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2010
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a golden orange color with a white head. The aroma is corn with some sugar, wheat and strawberries. The flavor has a lot of strawberries and wheat notes and also smells a little bit like Fruity Pebbles. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5746) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2010
(12oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clear rich orange with a ring of white bubbles. Nose of rosemary, strawberry, sugar and upon swirling the glass corn emanates. Taste of grass, herbal, and sugary strawberry syrup. Smooth palate finish.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bottle shared by Vferg, thanks Vince. Pours a hazy amber golden body with an off white head. Sweet and cloying, a bit artificial, berry sweetness. Eh another miss for arbor if ya ask me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5450) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle: The aroma has lots of strawberry, but Iím also getting blueberry. It pours a cloudy reddish-orange with a small off-white head that quickly fades to a ring around the edges of the glass. The flavor starts with strawberry, but it tastes more like blueberries as it builds to the finish. The finish has some moderate grassy hoppiness along with some spice. Medium bodied with very mild carbonation. Solid...I was pleasantly surprised by this one.

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