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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackWarrior (203) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Pale golden color with a fluffy white head. LIttle to no lacing. Strong yeast aroma with bread, hay and some spices. Light carbonation and body, crisp and clean mouthfeel. Some sweet malts and flavors mostly follow fromt he aroma. A hint of pepper and mild citrus hops on the finish. Refreshing, easy drinking summer beer. If you enjoy yeast undertones, you could session this one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (6863) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Had this during the 2011 Shenandoah Throwdown, on the last night when it was just Aaron and I. Pours a clear gold with a thin to medium sized white head. Soft sweet grain, toast and light malt and wheat. Sweet and grainy, soft grain. Drinkable and grainy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onionkid (370) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Bottle. Aroma is nice, Belgian hints with citrus and malts. The taste is pretty balanced, with an easy Belgian taste...slight lemon taste and a good finish. Enjoyed this beer a good bit, will probably try some more while the weather still suits it! 6.0% alcohol.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zencigar (12) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle. Light head with decent amount of carbonation. Malty but crisp and not a lot of depth. Some nice yeast qualities - great for outdoors.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SSSteve (3831) - - JUN 25, 2011
bottle. pours a clear gold with no head. nose malty with vanilla. flavor of white cake, vanilla. grainy finish with cake lingering. palate is light with moderate carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (11653) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2011
12oz bottle. Medium white head, crystal clear apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, spicy Belgian yeast, some Grains of Paradise, light coriander. Taste is moderately sweet, Grains of Paradise, some spicy/Belgian yeast, light vanilla/orange, finishes grassy. Light-medium body, light creaminess.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chandler0201 (645) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2011
Tried at World Beer Fest Raleigh 2011. Aroma of citrus and malts. Flavor of citrus, malts, some wheat and some bittersweet in the finish. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
handsomejn (71) - Arkansas, USA - APR 19, 2011
Pours a clear light golden, with a thin white head that quickly dissapears. Very easy to drink. Very balanced, nice bitterness, a little sweetness, some citrus, a little yeast, a little funk, a little clove, but not at all extreme in any one flavor. This would be a great beer for the transitional drinker. It has a very pleasant long finish. Very easy to drink, very broad pairing possibilities, good warm weather brew.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2011
bottle, clear golden orange with no foam, slight fruit aroma with a somewhat bitter tropical fruit and yeast flavor, bland finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4379) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2011
Lemony jam aroma with a good jolt of yeast. Good label. Clear, intense yellow beer. Slightl astringent, very lightly candied, nicely bittered. Sweet breakfast cereal flavors on the backend - sugar, faux citrus, a sour twang. A brothy, stock-y mouthfeel and a bitter rind/pith aftertaste. Clean drinking though not a real big beer, it’s not indistinct either. I agree with the commercial description, this would be a good food pairing with a wide variety of dishes. Chan’s Wine World, PCB.


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