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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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 werenít 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.


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1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
tfratzke (56) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2014
While attending an event owner Bartley Blume mentioned this was the first beer he made home brewing. Thatís apparent. Retire it. Odd blonde/amber combo. It doesnít taste like a blonde, so why name it that? Itís not hoppy and lacks that nice sweetness blondes have. Watery, thin. This beer has an identity crisis. Pass.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nsquishee (615) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Eh, not a huge fan. Corn aroma, light taste, and pretty clear. Iím not a huge blonde fan though

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (6951) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Gold pour with a small head. Syrupy density and corn. Not bad, but not good either. Meh.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
commonmac (403) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 6, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2014 Pint glass at Ward 6. Golden on the light end. Light head too. Definitely a run of the mill option. Some heavy handed hops present but appears to be out of balance. Almost a slight honey taste midway through the experience. Aftertaste lingers a little too long without emphasizing the better aspects (albeit hard to find) of this beer. Probably not worth ordering.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerKurve (509) - - MAY 13, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2014 Mildly hazy golden color with a thin filmy head, good lacing and mild carbonation. Aroma of pale malts, lemon zest, and floral hops. Floral hops, barley, munich malts and a light lemon zest make up the flavor with the munich malts lingering in the aftertaste. Light body with some moderate carbonation. Itís decent and drinkable!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ericular (686) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours a light gold with decent head. Aroma is mild grain, sweet, grassy. Taste is light but is generally crisp and hopped above average for the style.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beechner224 (761) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottles hate thanks to Homer. Pours golden with white head. Aroma of Pilsner and maybe done corn. Taste is light, very malt likka esq. sort of refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrewFace (882) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. pours a mild hazy golden to orange color with foamy white head. Sweet, light malt character, fruity - apricot aroma. Flavor is mildly sweet, semi astringent, fruit follows in the finish, more apricot type character.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bacterial (1710) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2014
Draft at Grumpyís in Roseville. Looks ok. Yucky. Odd finish. Some off flavor that I canít really put my finger on.


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