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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American style light lager that anyone can enjoy. Light taste on the palate and designed to please a person tired of the light flavor of a big commercial product beer. From the entry level craft of beer drinker to someone looking for a really refreshing beer, our Blonde lager fits the bill.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Block (1400) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Pretty light. Not too great. Grassy and not much better than the big commercial beer the description compares it to.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nejhleader (1239) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2009
pretty average, pretty light. Has a crisp taste to it, bit of a malt bite.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dpjuart (1049) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2008
Draft Sample at brewpub. Pours gold with small white head, rimming. Nose is slightly corny with mild butter along with some grainy malts and slight fruit. Taste is light malt, slight butter with a crisp hop ending. Nice lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1006) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2007
Had this beer for the first time on draft at Frederick’s Oktoberfest. The aroma is soft but nice, with some citrus, grainy, and fruit hop scents, and a bit of malt. It has a pretty clear, light gold color with a small to average foamy white head. A nice flavor, mostly sweet with some fruity tones, but also a bit sour/bitter for contrast. It is on the lower side of the carbonation spectrum; not dry, some wetness. Overall a good light beer option that has pretty good flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (814) - Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Wife ordered this so I grabbed a few sips. Pale yellow color with thin white head. Aroma of straw, very light malt and some light citrus hops. Taste pale malt sweetness with a touch of grassy hops. Light body and medium carbonation. Decent.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Wow, a light lager! It tastes like Grain Belt Premium, except lighter somehow. Pale yellow, no real scent, watery. Not offensive, but not good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mirage52 (147) - New Market, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2009 On tap at the MBF. Poured a darker golden color than I wasn’t expecting. I expected this to be a light golden/blonde ale. The taste was more in line with what I was expecting -- it was somewhat light and smooth with a crisp finish free of any offensive hoppy aftertastes. I enjoyed it. The last time I went to B&H Restaurant I didn’t like any of their beers. I will know what to get when I got back. If only they would lower their prices...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drkilmer (35) - Myersville, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2004
This is a very, very nice lager. Very light straw in color, with a white head. Cold and crips like a lager should be, but not so light as to be ineffectual. Simply a nice, clean, tasty lager. Good beer!

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopHead7 (28) - - FEB 27, 2012
Had on tap at brewpub in Frederick, MD, 2/26/12. Pours a light straw color, thin head, small amount of lacing. Not much aroma, a little grassy hops maybe. Thin body with the flavors of grassy hops and some nice malt nuttiness. Finish was hops. Pretty decent blonde ale.


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