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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
This is a clean, crisp, delicately balanced beer with subdued sweetness and a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish. Because of the low hop bitterness and dry, light body, this beer is easily mistaken for a lager or light beer. These qualities make it a great summertime beverage. This beer is brewed using our local pure water without any additives. This beer was our very first recipe. It was our introduction into craft beer. We brewed what we wanted to drink, and this quickly became a favorite among our friends and family who weren’t ready for the more brutal styles on the Bent Brewstillery beer menu. We make this beer our own by using richer Munich malts to give it a more complex and deeper flavor. This beer is best when fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (8558) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the brewery. Pours a clear golden amber with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has musty grains and bread notes with a touch of straw underlying. Flavor is full of straw with bread and grains notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (8154) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Gold pour with a small head. Syrupy density and corn. Not bad, but not good either. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5342) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Sampled on draught at ABR 2013 and via 22-oz bomber at Dennis Brothers tasting. Pours a clear, golden pale colored brew with a fast dissipating off-white head that leaves behind a thin white ring and minimal lacing. Aroma of golden grain malt, some light spicy and grassy hops, and a touch of caramel. Taste is light to medium bodied, some extra carbonation with flavors of golden and caramel malt, a touch of white pepper and some grassy hops. Finish is semi-dry, a short-lived spicy hop aftertaste followed by some light caramel finish. A hybrid amber/golden blond ale best describes this new beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4649) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Ligh copper color with a small head. Light aroma of hay, grass, and caramel. Grainy, slightly buttery flavor. Moderately high bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nuffield (3899) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2014
I had this after the Ghostface, and it was either because of that or because of the cold weather that I could barely taste anything. Pah. Thin drivel. Nothing going on. (on tap at Winter Beer Dabbler, January 2014).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Homer321 (2893) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle thanks to CLevar. Pours a fairly clear. Smell is harsh graininess. Slightly funky. Taste is slightly funky as well. No bueno. Obviously the two guys who rated this before me are dee runk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2837) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
This would be a good go-to session beer. Light but with a good crisp and hoppy flavour. More hops than a typical amber or blonde. Nice little beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2412) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
A very nice blonde ale. Crisp with some nice malt sweetness and a great hoppy finish to keep it balanced. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bacterial (2351) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2014
Draft at Grumpy’s in Roseville. Looks ok. Yucky. Odd finish. Some off flavor that I can’t really put my finger on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Atom (1876) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2014 Bottle pours a pale amber orange with no head after an aggressive pour. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, grain, and corn vomit. Wow there are different levels of awful bitterness fighting against each other in the taste, flat too. This pretty bad, not sure what they were trying to do here. It’s like they messed up an Amber and tried to add a cheap Lager to it. Ran into the sales rep at liquor barrel, he was talking about the different batches of the beer. I said the bottle I tried was flat and terrible. With a store employee we opened a bottle and all agreed it was bad. The rep. Assured me these bottles were not right. The employee offered me a bottle of dark fatha. Cheers to the rep and liquor barrel, will give this one another shot and re-rate.

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