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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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It is designed to attract the beginning micro beer drinker. The addition of Willamette and Cascade hops gives this ale a crisp, clean character that is not challenging to a novice. This beer is enjoyed by experienced micro drinkers because of its character.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9177) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2011 Cask Stillage from the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 01/10/2005 (As Humperdinks Texas Blonde ABV 4.9%) Clear golden coloured and hoppy. Finish is crisp smooth and slightly creamy on the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9018) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap @ C.I. Shenanigans in Spokane. Medium gold, lacy white head. Nice light fruity hops and medium bitterness, clean grains. I was surprised to find that this beer gets clobbered in the ratings. I thought it was a nice, particularly for a style that is often so dull.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (8591) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Draught. High lasting white creamy head. Clear yellow body. Weak fruity aroma. Heavy carbonated sweet fruity flavor. Long sweet aftertaste.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Had at Humperdinks on Greenville. Listed as Texas Blonde. Same appearance as the light. A bit more lacing maybe. No smell or taste really, very generic. Fizzy.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (7802) - Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Had this on tap awhile back at the Indianapolis brewpub. All I had written down was "weak!"

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (7802) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Had as Humperdinks Texas Blonde.. On Draft in Dallas .. . light and refreshing and it has the taste to back it up .. . light grains and hay, very tasty .. . a great summer brew, i quite enjoyed it .. . Would Willie’s fence-mending eggs bear fruit? Or would his olive branch be torn apart by woodpeckers of mistrust?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7506) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2007
On tap at Ram - Wheeling, IL as "Chicago Blonde". Poured a clear, very bright golden with a short white head... dusting and a ring. Aroma was light and bready with an aire of lemon.. solid for the style. Flavor had an almost tangy bready base with hints of lemon and some herbal bitterness.. light and pleasant. Light-bodied.. a bit dry on the back half and quite refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
after4ever (7400) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2008
Draft at the Tacoma Waterfront location. Crystal clear medium straw. No head, no lace, no carb. Musty, sweaty nose. Flat, watery body. Stale corn and sweat on the mid-palate. Neutral finish. In no way exciting.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ernest (7204) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2002
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is medium yellow, moderate density of small particles. Aroma is lightly malty (grain, cereal), lightly hoppy (flowers). Flavor is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (6834) - Utah, USA - AUG 21, 2010
On tap at the Ram in Boise
Appearance: Clear light yellow with a white head and some lacing
Aroma: Light malts and citrus
Taste: Malts, citrus with a bitter finish
Not bad.


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