legion242 (2071) - Richardson, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange yellow in color; Head was dense; Lemon rind and citrus in the nose. Drinkable, even quaffable. Refeshing.
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - APR 23, 2002
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
crisp and hoppy with a dry finish. Not my favorite style but very drinkable and would make a nice session brew.
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - APR 21, 2002
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy gold. Thin white frothy edge head. Little, if any, carbonation. Fresh aroma, pale malts and heaps of citric rind and pine resin hops. Crisp and full bodied, loaded with toasty malts and a huge hop bite, juicy and sappy. Tasty cereal maltiness and zippy hop balance. Fresh tasting. A well balanced and superbly flavored Blonde.
JoeM500 (1902) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - APR 14, 2002
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not much in the nose, but nice balance of malt & hops in the finish, although neither is very exceptional or noteworthy. More Cascade hops would make this much better.
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2002
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice clear amber color, off white head, frothy, sheets of lace. Nose is dominated by malt, a tad citrusy. Begins malt sweet, a thin top, and a nice lightly hopped finish, quite clean and quaffable for a ’BLONDE’.
BillKismet (3164) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 17, 2002
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer came off a little flat, but other than that it really surprised me, as I do not usually care for blonde beers. Quite drinkable and smooth and easy on the palate. This was a great introduction to the Hales sample wheel (ten great beers in all).
Bov (8805) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 28, 2000
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
honey colour, dry hop aroma, smooth, bitter aftertaste