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Eel River California Blonde Ale



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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Our lightest beer . A great organic beer. With an exceptionally crisp palate, this ale balances the light malt palate with a subtle bitterness. This ale is an ideal beer for those unaccustomed to micro-brewed beers. Made with pale, wheat, carastan and carapils malts. Hopped with Cascade, Saaz and Tettnang hops. Made with pride and great taste from the worlds first certified organic brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arbine (8) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2015 does not count
Berry unintrusive but fresh aroma, a nice golden color but not enough froth in my opinion. The freshness continues in the taste: very light, with a late but pleasant and soft bitterness. Aftertaste stays slightly bitter but okay for a blonde. I like that. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (7028) - Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle sampled at home from old notes. Pours a clear light golden yellow color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor had pale bready malts, grains, straw, light herbal notes, not too much going on with this, simply a tick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gustavofnd (156) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - FEB 1, 2015
Ótima cerveja. Muito saborosa e um ótimo amargor. Vale tomar. Veio na assinatura do Onbeer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (7091) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
"red flag: This ale is an ideal beer for those unaccustomed to micro-brewed beers. which means...booooring. nothing wrong with it, but they’re more concerned with being approachable to the masses than actually being good. simple, crisp brew...nothing much here."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimHabib (306) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear golden with a medium foamy head. Wheat and apricot aroma. Light oily body. Apricot with a light bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (2711) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy golden yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. There was some light lacing here and there. The smell had some sweet grainy to grassy malts. I didn’t get much else. The taste was basically the same as the smell. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat smooth. Overall, this was a decent blonde ale I think I could do again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (2073) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 14, 2014
This is a fairly good Blonde Ale. A lot thicker than you would expect, which makes it more appealing, I think.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
growler_guy (8) - - MAR 1, 2014 does not count
Very light beer. Serves it purpose: ale that is an ideal beer for those unaccustomed to micro-brewed beers. But Nothing special for those into micobrews!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewblanejr (4) - California, USA - FEB 9, 2014 does not count
Nice beer, send like it should be light but it did have a slight bitter after taste ..

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
icallitoranges (4) - Culver City, California, USA - JAN 3, 2014 does not count
Undistinguished but generally pleasing. Unusual for a blond, slightly more bite. Mom Jeans of blonds.

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