Begyle Blonde
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
This beer could be Chicago’s replacement for Spotted Cow. It’s light, creamy, fruity on the finish, golden, refreshing and easy drinking with clear attention to detail and totally sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Crisp grain on the nose, crackers and grain. Medium bodied, sweet malt and more cracker and grain notes. Crisp finish with lingering cracker and malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2961) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Single bottle from Binny’s, 1/14. I get to give this one its "ranking." Malty, sweet beer smell under the cap. In the glass, there’s short fizzy head, and kind of a cheap lager smell. Taste is a little thick in the mouthfeel, which does notch it up a bit. It’s okay; not the Spotted Cow killer they’re claiming to be, just a little too sweet. After their many wilder brews on tap and in limited bombers, I guess they want to zero in on some basic beers to go to stores every day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9153) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pour on tap, clear yellow pour with white head, aroma brought biscuit, bread, some yeasty notes with a hint of spicy and earthy hops. Taste had a mix of grass, bread, biscuit, some hints of wheat into a bit of earth, spice, finishing bitter, dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nuplastikk (5374) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2014
12oz bottle. Macro-ish tastes, funky garbage tinged off aroma. Someone who drinks macro beer would probably enjoy this a lot, but it is a pretty shabby beer for most on this site. A pinch better ingredients, but significant less quality control. Definitely one I won;t buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (1034) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
わるくけど、&# よくあるしろ&

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryrpat (257) - Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Average at best. Not close to spotted cow. Likely wouldn't drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3801) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2014
Sample at the brewery. Begyle blond has a bit of a buttery and fruity ale aroma. Clean gold color with an earthy grassy light malt and mild crisp bitter finish. Tasted better than it smelled.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Draft pour at Girl and the Goat. A very decent blonde ale. Does not deviate from this classic style. Refreshing, drinkable with a smooth mouthfeel. Reasonable amount of carbonation. Soft hops against a slightly citric backdrop.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (2410) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Slightly wheaty and bitter. Draft is yellow in color with a white head. Had this one at begyle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
lana5 (56) - Canton, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2014
Yellow color, light beer with a good finish. Had a bit of a bitter taste but it doesn’t last.

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