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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Great Crescent Blonde Ale is a German Kolsch Style beer fermented with British Ale yeast to create a true hybrid type beer that is clear, slightly malty with medium hop aroma and relatively low bitterness. German Perle hops are used for bittering and German Hersbrucker hops are used for flavor and aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (5164) - Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Pours hazy golden with a thick but effervescent frothy eggshell head. Aroma has fruity and yeasty tones, not strong but still promising. Refreshing flavor has apple, banana, pear, and fresh malty notes with just a pinch of hops. Texture has firm body, if not much fizz. Good for a hot day, or with a meal, or at a party.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Can. Grainy malt and orange aroma. Clear gold with a ginormous off-white head. Barley malt and weedy dandelion greens hops flavor. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GnarlyGnome (852) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Can: Pours a golden straw color...maybe with a touch of orange to it. It has a big white, frothy head. Aromas are light...but gives me some grassy, earthy aromas with a touch of lemon. Taste is also pretty light. Mostly get that earthy grassiness. It’s good, but not the best blonde I’ve had. Approachable is the best way to put it, as they do in their description.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Beer Agent can. 11/27/14. Pours translucent straw color with a too-big white head; it’s too much and I’m worried that there might be something wrong with the beer. Aroma is lightly fruity, earthy, spicy, subtle floral and grassy notes; simple but not bad. Taste is actually quite nice; crisp, fruity, surprisingly bitter, grass, fruit rind, sweet, floral, some yeast and a touch of oxidation ( I don’t think this is deliberate); finish is short and sweet with just a hint of bitter fruit rind. Medium bodied. Medium-low carbonation (once the head settles). Resilient lacing. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21634) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Can courtesy of shrubber85, thank you sir! Clear pale golden yellow color, white head. Aroma of white pepper, hay. Taste is bitter peppery hay. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (6084) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Can: Pours clear amber, with a large, foamy, off-white head. Honey, barley malt aroma, soft pretzel... Flavour is grainy, dry bread-heel, a hint of salt. Tasty, but an odd, dry-dusty feel to it. Darker and richer than a typical blonde...(ale, that is)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (8178) - Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2013
16 oz can to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a transparent golden orange with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells malty and grainy. Tastes like it smells, but with some light hop notes as well. Average on the palate. An okay easy drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
jakebergs (13) - Kentucky, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Golden and opaque. Great fruity nose smells like green apples. Nice malty/grainy flavor with a touch of sourness in the finish. Recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garrison (812) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Alright, I had it as part of the on tap "Flight" sampler selection at Brewriver GastroPub - It’s a yellow, high white headed blonde ale that is very drinkable and repeatable, but I found it lacking in body and it’s just not my favored type of beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (4094) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Araoma of orange and malt. Hazy orange color with a thick creamy head and foamy lace. The taste is hard to follow - begins with citrus and malt, then turns sour, taking that late into the finish when citrus returns. Different, but not particularly palatable. Not recommended.

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