Big Al Rat City Blonde
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   ABV: -
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2981) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap west Seattle pub. Pours out a straw topped with a white head. Aroma is a grain mix cereal malts and grass. Taste is as the nose with mostly malts bread and cereal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robforbes (2083) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2014
pours a semi-clear golden with a very small white head that goes away quickly, and very good lacing. smell is of grain, malt, and a touch of citrus. taste is of grain, lagerish, wheat, a touch of caramel, and nuts. ends with a little citrus lingering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lemy (5) - - FEB 21, 2014 does not count
There was a lot of sulfur mixed with pilsner malt character. Good balance between sweet and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8983) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Sample at the brewpub. Hazy golden color with a medium thin white head that dissipates to a film. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt and hops. Light body with flavors of grassy hops, malt and a touch of fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a short hoppy aftertaste. Slighty above average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (3923) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 19, 2012
22 ounce bottle. Pours a somewhat cloudy gold with a small white head. Aroma of grain, malt, and citrus. Taste is wheat, malt, and citrus hops. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle:   Dull golden, light sediment, thin white foamy head, little lacing.   Soft grassy nose, a touch sweet, even a bit mealy/wheaty.   Very similar on the tongue, little to no hop, sweeter than most, witih a mealy/wheaty finish.   Not bright, but not dull.   Very minor apple/pear skin fruitiness emerges on the nose/tongue as it warms.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Overall tiz okay, nothing out of the ordinary.   Clean finish, but otherwise ho hum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6474) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 9, 2012
22. Pours a very slightly hazy medium gold with a loose and bubble thin whitish ring of foam around the edges. Mild nose, very faint--a little toast, some corn nuts. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Very subdued toast and a little bit of grain on the mid palate. Very restrained beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Blonde, with upward carbonation feeding a silk head. Pleasant grainy and crisp hop aroma--perhaps saaz, with a slight floraness. Light-bodied, tannic grains that are a bit too bitter for my liking. All-in-all, not terrible for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LarryBeast (569) - - JUN 18, 2012
On draft. Golden yellow with fluffy white head that fades fast. Aroma was well-disguised by the foam. A doughy wheatiness plays with the subtle citrus hop flavour. Tastes a little bland. Light to medium-bodied. If possible, too easy to drink. Not terribly memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5727) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Tap at Tutta Bella. Fuck yeah. Nose is that of lightly grainy malts, a little bread, some nice citrus hops - soft but noticeable. A little earth perhaps. Pousr golden, no shit, thin lasting white head. The flavor is a little grainy, notes of straw, really solid citrus hop presence, while although subtle really makes this one thirst quenching and good. Goes great with the pizza. Good well done blonde.

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