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Cape Cod Beach Blonde Ale



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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
This refreshing light-bodied golden colored ale is smooth and easy drinking. Perfect for the beach, the backyard, or just relaxing after a long day. There is an old saying that once you get Cape Cod sand in your shoes, you will always return. Once you get a taste of Cape Cod Beach Blonde Ale, you’ll always come back for more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2016
At CCB. Golden with visible carbonation white head. Mild corn aroma. Light, crisp, corn flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drdisque (763) - Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2016
16 oz can at a restaurant. Pours clear fizzy and solid gold. Lively carbonation, crisp, decently strong malt backbone. Almost no discernable hops. Decent summer beer, a little too far on the bland side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4721) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pretty clear yellow, white thin cream. Oddly fruity aroma. Slight sour and cooling, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2015
Growler. A yellow beer with a lazing white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, grain, and straw, leading to a sweet finish. Boring compared to other Cape Cod beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tranquillity (1876) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
Slightly hazy body, tiny white head. The aroma is yeast, wood and very faded. The taste is light, with strong yeasts. Not so much of a blond ale and more of a hefe. Weird.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ben4321 (5773) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Draft at a Cooke’s, 8/11/2015
Clear blonde color. Fizzy. Light, malty aroma. Lightly sweet. Tastes of malt and macro lager adjuncts, which is odd for a craft blonde ale. Feels kinda watery and fizzy. Not terrible I guess, but not a very good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5858) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 14, 2015
4 pack of fresh 16oz cans drunk Winter ’14-’15.
Nothin like a beach blonde ale in the heart of Winter, I always say (I actually don’t). Actually a slight haze to this otherwise pencil yellow beer with a moderate amount of foamy white head.
Quite grainy in the nose with just a touch of perfumey-like floral hoppiness, but mostly earthy, dry-herbal hops and light corn and vanilla (wouldnt say DMS). Minerals, no alcohol.
A mouthful of sweet honey up front is stretched out over the mostly lean body as carbonation distributes it more evenly. Light toasted character has some mildly husky/grainy quality to it with heavy fruitiness. Perhaps a slight hint of diacetyl or DMS even, but it’s minor at best. Drinkable and with enough body and crispness on the end to satisfy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quick3Beers (981) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Pours a dark amber from a can, aroma nice light maltiness, good refreshing beer with nice flavor without being heavy, a good post-beach beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4661) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 18, 2014
Can at my sister’s a souvenir from her trip to the US. It has a solid fruity aroma with light cracker notes. Flatbread maltiness, a bit of honey, light fruits a nice satisfying well made blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (3864) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a slight golden yellow color with streams of carbonation to be seen rising through the beer. Bar pour yielded a film of a white head. Barely any lacing stuck around the glass. The smell had a sweet corn with some light toasted caramel notes. The taste was pretty much the same. On the palate, this one sat fairly light on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the style and to me. There’s a decent smoothness running over my tongue. Overall, good blonde ale I could probably pound on a Cape Cod beach.

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