DrnkMcDermott (2872) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampler at The Ram, Schaumburg. A decidedly beginner’s level craft beer, but a style that often doesn’t hit the mark for me. Looks like their pilsener, just with a bit more foam clinging to the meniscus. A bit less sweet than the pilsener I had before this sample. Use of mostly US hops gives it a bit more contrast.
WABeerFiend (301) - - JAN 20, 2015
1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Draft at the Puyallup, WA location.
A: Flower and graham cracker.
A: See through yellow. Very bubbly.
T: Flower and graham cracker dominate.
O: This was a very, very simple beer even for a blonde. I’m glad that the food overpowered this because there wasn’t much flavor anyway.
BVery (7465) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at the Schaumburg IL location. For a simple accessible blonde for the masses at a chain brewpub, this does not suck like many do. Clear pale gold pour with no head. Fairly sweet grain aroma and taste. Crisp palate.
slowrunner77 (6600) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
"gotta go against the grain here. rarely if ever will i give a blonde a super high score, but if it scores anywhere near the "better" bigger styles, that’s a plus, and I thought that (for a blonde) this beer was quite good. crisp, with a nice cascade hop finish. everything but the thin feel was above average."
two years later i see what all the negativity is about. totally different beer. 2.2-3.2. sigh...
Travlr (14768) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
0.9 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Draft at Humperdinks in Arlington. Very pale yellow, no head or lacing. No detectable aroma. Plain bitter taste. Throw this one back.
nuplastikk (4917) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A pretty clean house light beer. Some dry, earthy clusterish hop tones. A touch too sweet, sugary for the style. Not the kind of beer I’d ever revisit, very macro-straightforward.
maxwelldeux (4095) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught in a flight at the pub. Pours a very clear golden color. Nose has some wheat on there, with some light citrus elements coming through. Felt very smooth, like cream. Taste was very light, and just had a few grains in there. Meh.
Patrickctenchi (4535) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Ram, Indianapolis....as Indy Blonde.
Clear, gold, small white head.
Light fruit, honey aroma.
Taste is sweet, fruity, honey-lemon.
mild and tasty...easy tasting, sessionable little beer.
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12/15/2013. On Tap. Pale yellow with a white head. Light malty aromas with not a whole lot going on. Very light in flavor and way too watery. Boring brew.
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 3, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pour on tap at the brewpub, clear yellow pour with thin white head, aroma has slight grain, biscuit, bread, slight clove, touch of spice, pretty nondescript. Taste is a mix of slight grass, biscuit, vanilla, hints of honey, clove, fruit notes, touch of spice, finishing bitter, clean, slightly dry.
Syzzer (605) - Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyed on tap at Ram restaurant/brewery @ the bar. The color is a clear yellow with a light white head that dissipates. Flavor is a crisp slight citrusy-vague bread. Not a lot of flavor, ok -easy drinking blonde. Suck it down. 5.7 BD