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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Vineyard Blonde is a light Belgian Golden Ale with a fruity and floral nose that continues in the flavor profile, melding with hints of white grape, honey, and biscuit malt sweetness. The combination of a Belgian yeast strain for primary fermentation and a champagne yeast strain for secondary fermentation makes the beer finish light, dry, and spritzy. Here are some specifics: 6.4% ABV 25 IBU Specialty malts: Torrified wheat, Aromatic malt Hops: Nelson Sauvin


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9983) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2014
Keg at the Rake, 07/02/14. Very lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is light yeast, straw, citrus, lemon rind, bread dough, light spice. Taste comprises yeast esters, lemon zest, straw, caramel, bread dough, tangy citrics. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying grass laced closure. Decent enough Belgian affair.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3285) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2014
Tap at Rake. Cloudy yellow pour with a firm white cap. Nose is straw, honey and grass. Touch candied and bubblegum. Loads of bubblegum and sherbert in the taste with mild straw and lemon tang. Nice enough quaffer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2167) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2014
On tap @ Haket Pub. Cloudy golden with a small white head. Fruity and flowery tones, Fruit, malt, flowers spice and hops. Medium body with a balanced finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (901) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a murky copper with a white head. Smell is yeasty and banana. Taste is slightly tart.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3578) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Pizzeria Paradiso, Alexandria tap ($7): Pours copper with a white head. Aroma is slightly funky, vinous, fruity, bready, with some honey. Nice complex Belgian ale. Taste is slightly sweet. Kind of dry and tart. Wine all around. Flowers all about. Quite Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3863) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2013
On draft at mekong. Clear yellow pour with ample white head. Very grapey and musty. Bright. One of the most winelike beers that Ive had. Enjoyable, but not something I need again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (2501) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Draft. Pours clear copper gold with a thin white head. Tastes light, crisp, like grains, malt, sour, apples, cider, musk. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like musk, grains, light banana, bubblegum, and citrus.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (5673) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Draft at pony bar HK with streets. Pours a clear golden body with light white lacig. Aroma is banana and spicy yeast. Mouthfeel is medium with lots of spice, yeast, banana, clove and alcohol. Not a fan.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernbourbon (1330) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Tap at The Pig in DC. Pour is almost clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is biscuit malt, lightly floral, faint white wine, and very distantly bretty. Flavor is lightly malty up front followed by notable white wine components and a faintly earthy finish. Finish is also just a touch bitter. Flavor improves as I drink more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3786) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Tap at Meridian Pint. Pours clear gold with creamy white head. Aroma is bready malts, ceral, floral hops, oranges, banana, and faint herbs. Flavor is dry malts, citrus fruit esters, fresh hop bitterness, and light caramel sweetness; semi-sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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