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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Finch’s Blonde Ale is an easy drinking and approachable American craft beer. It has a moderately sweet malty aroma and is deep gold in color. We like to think of this particular one as more of a ’Dirty Blonde.’ When you first pour it, a soft lacey foam clings to the glass as malty aromas fill your nose and linger to the final sip. Upon finish, this blonde turns heads with a smooth finish and a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste. Enjoy this medium-bodied craft beer anytime of year.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Can. Poured a golden color with a white head. Toasted grain and floral. Thinner - had this on a hot day after the beach otherwise, I probably would not have finished it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4737) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Crisp golden coloured body with a thinnish white head. Aroma of metal, rice, lemon zest, alcohol and a hint of nice crisp hops. Light-bodied; Crisp and slightly sharp metallic and citrus flavours with a nice light grain and zest flavour finishing with a herbal note. Aftertaste has a mild citrus flavour, followed by herbs and grass, but all very smooth and still flavourful. Overall, a good beer to try for sure and a nice option for the style! I sampled this 50 cL can purchased from Whole Foods in Tyson’s Corner (Falls Church), Virginia on 10-June-2014 sampled on the train to New York on 17-July-2014!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2245) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Dirty blonde colored pour. Small white head. Plenty of lacing. Slight burnt sugar aroma mixed with fruit, malt and earth. Grainy flavor up front. Bitter in the middle and a bit sweet on the back.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4092) - Indiana, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Rated on 5-30-2012. This canned beer pours a medium sized white head, hazy pale yellow body, fizzy carbonation observed, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is malt, pine, citrus hops, sweet, and fruity. The flavor is lightly bitter, sweet, floral, grassy hops, fruity, and malt. The mouthfeel is soft carbonation and this beer is light-medium bodied. This is an easy drinking beer and is not very hoppy tasting.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
canary dog (655) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Nice golden beer. Tastes like an American blonde should taste, nothing special but nothing poorly executed. Straw dry finish with a touch of malt and bitterness, and sturdy carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5482) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Rated fr0m cans b0ught at the l0cal supermarket: G0lden-yell0w b0died, clear and bubbly, this had a m0dest sh0rt-lived head that did s0me nice lacing regardless. The n0se had light pale malt, a t0uch grainy, with s0me citrus n0tes. The flav0r was mainly citrus rind/zest with a quiet underlying malt sweetness. It had a nice dry and slightly bitter finish. This w0uld be a g00d lawnm0wer beer if it c0st less.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (1162) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2014
A very bitter ale that has a soapy taste. Not fruity and leaves a bitter aftertaste. Pours light yellow in color. Had his one at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2077) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 19, 2014
16 oz can pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, grass, bread and grain. Taste is sweet malts and grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2143) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 22, 2013
From the can. It pours pale yellow with a short-lasting white head. Slightly cloudy. Summery aroma of biscuit malts, grains, sweetness, grass, and orange peel. Not much in the way of hop aromas. Light to medium body. It tends to have a grainy malty character with another dose of orange. Clean finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Can from riverside Liquors. Pours golden with a thin white head. Leaves some lacing yep. A bit corny on the nose. I get a smidgen of some sort of hoppiness on the tongue. Finishes clean. Eh!


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