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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This unique Blonde Ale is a blend of four malted grains, noble hops finished off with that great Belgian yeast. The result is a well balanced aroma and taste ideally suited to complement just about any gourmet dish or dessert.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fluffy (2395) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2012
much better than i expected. nice hop/malt balance, slightly tart finish. most blonds are dull, this one is a cut above.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle from Total Wine & More in McLean, VA. Clear yellow pour with a large white carbonated head. This beer really sucks - little bit of sweet grain on the aroma, but it tastes totally artificial. Drain pour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4337) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2012
12 oz. bottle poured into a goblet in Dec. 2011. Pours more than a little fizzy (think under-carbonated soda). Clear light amber. The fizzy head quickly dissipates, leaving no lacing. Smells bready, yeasty, floral and spicy. Tastes lightly bitter with a fairly good balance of spiciness, maltiness, and yeast. Floral and spicy hops seem to be ’enhanced’ with clove and nutmeg. A hint of bananas. Has a fruity, lightly earthy finish with good hop-malt balance. Light+ body. Coarse carbonation to start; not enough at the finish. O: A crisp blonde ale with more spiciness in the flavor than the aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11653) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Poured a clear yellow color with a small sized head. Aromas of grains, spices, and citrus. Tastes of citrus and light fruitness. Thin all the way around.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle. Clear hay yellow color, medium white head. Nose of Belgian citrus and straw. A heavily citrus dominated profile with funky Belgian yeast. Not bad, but it seems like more body to balance the yeast would be a welcome change.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2012
12oz bottle at the Flying Saucer in Little Rock, AR. Pours a lightly hazed, golden-yellow colored body with an inch thick, dense, frothy and foamy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is wet grain, bread, a touch of yeasty spice, and a hint of fruit. Flavor is better. Grainy malts with a light bready sweetness and a touch of toast. Some yeasty spice in the middle with a few stone fruit notes before this finishes dry and grainy with a light bready sweetness and a light herbal bitterness. Medium length aftertaste following a medium body and a moderately lively carbonation. Overall, a decent tasting blonde that made up for a lacking aroma. Some nice grainy malts with a light, toasted bread sweetness and a balancing bitterness. Unremarkable, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2293) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Bready aroma. Starts off a bit watery, then builds to a yeasty, somewhat sour, fruity flavor. Light malt, little hops.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bleh. This tastes a little skunky to me - like something has gone bad in the beer. It almost tastes like a lager mixed with a Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4613) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Pours a clean soft straw yellow with one finger of white head. Nose is spicy and sweet, notes of bubblegum. Lots of phenolics and yeasty notes. Very dry and light bodied with a spicy/prickly hop character. Light showing of alcohol. Raw fruit and yeast in the flavor with a slightly sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TomTron (452) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a thin white head that sticks around. Aromas of belgian yeast and grass. Taste is dominated with yeast and some funky herbs and not much else. Watery mouthfeel and the more I drink the more it tastes like stale crackers. Not a very good offering.

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