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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Strawberry Blonde Ale is the newest addition to the Buffalo Bill’s lineup of seasonal craft beers. Available in the Summer, this beer has a sessionable body, strawberry aroma and flavor which will amaze. A blonde ale brewed with real strawberries and Jamaican ginger.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11612) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Pale golden orange pour with a white head. Nose is super sugary and sweet. Lightly tart with a strawberry sour candy sort of thing going on. A bit of grass, straw, and malt sweetness. Certainly tastes like a sour strawberry candy. Some sugar, a bit of malt, grass, and a little bit of spicy ginger.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11533) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours translucent amber with no head. Aroma is mixed ginger and strawberry. Med body. A bit fizzy. Flavor is clearly strawberry - almost fresh - followed by some nice mildly spicy ginger. The malt is subdued. Very refreshing beer.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours turbid post-Centrum vitamin urine yellow with minimal off-white head and heavy carbonation; less than a fingernail of head here. Nose is ginger and strawberry up-front, , mild hops and pale malt. Tastes watery, with notes of strawberry, ginger, mild hops and malt, and not much flavor in the finish. I can see the sorority crowd liking this, but it does not merit a high score in the ratebeer scoring system.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7185) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Bottled. Poured cloudy medium golden with a sticky white head and lots of rising carbonation. The aroma picked up honey, toasted grains, artificially-sweetened strawberries, and ginger.. not a whole lot interesting or enticing going on, but it wasn’t offensive. The flavor found light bready notes, honey, and grainy malts at the core, with tacky, mostly sweet strawberries around.. finished tacky and dry, picking up a hit of ginger. Lighter-bodied with filling carbonation on the palate.. OK feel and flow.. sweeter than I wanted.. meh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle:   Straw colored, moderate frothy white head, lively carbonation.   Soft artificial strawberry on the nose.   Has a touch of sweet lemon, almost medicinal like a urinal cake.   Soft lemony strawberry on the tongue, mild sweetness, a little mealy.   Very artificial.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Mealy finish, faint fruitiness lingers.   Very average.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Brewed with ginger as well, and the ginger is a far more dominant presence than the strawberry. The aroma is mainly ginger with a slight berry finish. As with most BB brews, light bodied to a fault. Flavor is pleasant and nearly mirrors the smell. This brewer knows how to spice a beer, but too often they have a weak base, and that’s the case here too. The mix of ginger and berry would be really really nice in a saison, but in this blonde, pretty mediocre."

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
bottled, hazy yellow pour with some white foam, plastic artificial strawberry aroma and flavor, not offensive, ok finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (5854) - Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle to pint. Looks solid; a semi-transparent golden-orange with white head that dissipates into lacing fairly quickly. Smells of strawberries and ginger. Tastes like it smells, but not quite as pleasant. Average on the palate. Easy to drink and okay for what it is.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5713) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Savannah, Ga. - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 12 oz bottle. Pours a light orange with just a slight haze to it, not much of a head. Aroma has some strong ginger notes, just a hint of strawberry. Flavor is a nice melding of the strawberry and ginger initially. After a while it turns a bit cloying and artificial. Back end has a bit of a minty flourish to it. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Decent.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jredmond (5671) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Ken. Pours a light plain amber body with light haze. Aroma is vomit and strawberries. Mouthfeel is medium to light with notes of dull strawberry artificial flavor.


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