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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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This American-style ale has been one of our most popular; appealing to regional tastes for a medium-bodied beer with full ale taste and delicate hops flavor.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Strykzone (4966) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Sampled at the brewpub. Clear golden a white ring. I taste grain, mild pale malts, and soft hops. The feel is thin and the flavor is, too. The hops help carry this one. A bit of yeast is evident. Not bad but not my favorite here.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4013) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 20, 2010
Draft @ Hereford & Hops brewpub. Light golden colour, no head. Aroma is light malted, a bit hoppy, some vegetables. Flavour is light malty, vegetables, some hops. Poor.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
satan165 (1019) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2010
nearly non existent aroma, some wet grainy malt. appearance is lemon yellow, dead translucent. moderately limp mouthfeel. some soft fruits in flavor, sweetened lemon. also some grainy pilsner-like malt. light pleasant spiciness/saltiness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vomit (167) - Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2009
Since this dump (Hereford & Hops brewpub) doesnít serve Blatz, I usually consume this swill when Iím at the H&H. Not great. Not bad. Just OK. Does not fill you with the "warm fuzzies" like a case of Blatz will. Believe it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau (3177) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 28, 2008
On tap at the Escanaba brewpub. Light lemon sour malt aroma. Pours a very pale lemon yellow. Rim in white. Flavor is a classic salty, grainy, lightly chewy malt backed with a bit of metallic/grassy hop flavor. Very low key, but clean, which I appreciate. This is actually a decent golden, with nice drinkability, crisp malt character and refreshing dry hop balance. Nothing really stands out but itís a decent version. Finishes on a lightly sweet citrus hop bite and then closes out cleanly. Rather hoppy for the style actually and I think thatís what makes it work. Fresh, bright, clean. A good blonde.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LinusStick (2860) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2008
I usually HATE this style, but this one came close to me ordering a second. Hardly any aroma. Could pick up a hint of light fruit. Pour was a nice light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was sweet in the beginning. Apple and pear with a dry and light aftertaste. Nice carbonation. One of the better blonds Iíve had (beer that is!)

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Naka (706) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2008
On tap. Very light golden pour with a small head. Sweet fruity nose with a light hint of hops. It has a really light and sweet taste, much like a lot of big commercial beers. Finishes quite dry like most of the other beers at this location. It is a much better alternative for fans of American light beers.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dpjuart (1063) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2007
12/27/07 - Winter Road Trip í07 - Draft sample at pub. Pours clear yellow wit ha foamy, white head. Good lacing. Fruity nose wi/ some malt. Malty taste w/ hop bitterness. very mild, then an aftertaste that is reminiscent of corn and muddled bitterness. Dry finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2007
On tap. Mild bitter lemon smell, with some beany hoppiness and a bit of pils malt. Dull golden-yellow clear with big foamy white lacing head. Medium body, soft, with light carbonation. Starts with nice maltiness, light acidity and medium hop profile. Mild fruitiness, with medium-soft bitter finish. Light sweet grain finish and soft bitter after. Done well, subdued.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On tap at the Wausau brewpub on 6/24/07: Pours a transparent bright golden with a clingy-lacing white head. Aroma of faintly sweet malt and some fairly fresh floral hops. Body is lightly grainy and pale malty sweet with some earthy bittering hoppy balance toward a crisp finish. A pretty decent blonde ale.


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