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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 232   ABV: 7.75%
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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.

dixsarah's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dixsarah (20) - Alabama, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours hazy with a pinkish/red hue and an off white head. It has a sweet aroma with strawberries, yeast, and malt. It is sweet with a strawberry and wheaty taste. Slightly syrupy aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
pours hazy medium dark golden, orange tint, with a small off-white cap, no retention or lacing. phenolic fruits, spices, berry fruitiness, diacetyl, acetone, sweet honeyed malts - doughy caramel too, strawberry if not miscellaneous fruit jam - comes with a plain sweetness. average carbonation, light body - oily and a bit sticky, sweetish and short bitter herbal-peppery finish. offensive, defects-wise. blah.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
SimsSydney (17) - - APR 28, 2014
You can really smell the malt and the yeast in this beer for me. I was really hoping to taste and smell more of the strawberries, but for me it just wasn’t there. The taste was a bit like cough syrup, almost like its trying too hard to be sweet. Rather unexciting and unpleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
franmsu (19) - - APR 27, 2014
Pours a hazy, pink/reddish color. Head is light pink and very present. It is sweet with a strawberry wheat flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (883) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a hazy gold with pink hue . Fruity yeast aromas with faint strawberry flavor. Taste is not overly sweet. Not bad . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Hazy amber with a thin off-white head. Grainy aroma of strawberries, sweet malt, yeast and toasted malt. Tastes sort of artificial with strawberry, sweet malt and yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (4282) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Backlog of ratings. Thanks to someone at one of bu11zeye’s tastings. The smell is very heavy strawberry as you would expect, jelly like, somewhat artifical, and fruits. The look is dark golden in color with an off white head. The taste is sweet, strawberries, and ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tectactoe (2851) - Michigan, USA - AUG 21, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 Bottle: pours amber and deep rustic copper, opaque near the top. Foamy gray tinted head reduces quickly. Aroma is slightly medicinal strawberry, a little sweet, some grains, and musty, spent hops. Taste starts off with some medicinal strawberry that gets more medicinal and a little chalky with time. A little sweet but kind of astringent in a weird way. Strange, musty off-putting syrupy and chalky finish. Grainy. Mouth feel is thin, carbonated heavily and sharp. Not the worst thing I’ve had, but not very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (646) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Has a nice strawberry smell and a sweet wheaty taste. The strawberry taste is barely there. Just the right amount of sweetness. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2247) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Meh. Rated this with another app and BeerBuddy unfortunately won't let me import comments.

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