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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   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.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (11452) - 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.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2012
Name: Blonde
Date: February 27, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear gold, fine white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: dry malt aroma, cereal grains, touch of sulphur
Flavor: sett cereal flavor, well balanced bitterness, just a hint of spicyness
Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+ /4

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9601) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear gold with a large, fizzy white head, medium retention with spare lacing. Aroma is cracker and biscuit malt with pear and apple esters, light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet and crisp malt, light hops and bitterness, fruity esters and a dry finish. Light body and heavy carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8867) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8503) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Sam’s Quik Shop. Pours a clear pale yellow color with a medium sized white frothy head. Decent head retention. Aroma of candi sugar, grain, spice and stone fruits. The taste is grainy malts, toasted grain, tannic notes, honey, fruity notes. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7832) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottles from Pat’s and RR Street. Pours hazy gold with 2-finger off-white head. Nose is tart, lactic, hopcitric. Tastes of bready pale malt, hopcitrus, and some finishing tartness. Mediocre.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (6584) - 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.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (6131) - Burnsville, 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
blutt59 (6017) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5998) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
10/9/13. On tap at Bleu Cafe. Hazed golden orange pour with a small off-white head that lasts. Mild aroma, lightly sweet, some citrus fruits, pale malts. Lightly sweet flavor, mineral water, orange peel, esters, Belgian yeast, lingering dryness. Not bad.


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