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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 248   ABV: 8.25%
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We’re bringing the Blonde back in a big way. A pale golden color with ample white head, the aroma is floral honey and spicy citrus. The flavor is a light and earthy with a touch of malt sweetness up front accented by a mild citrus tang and noble hop bitterness on the back. The finish is clean and bright. Altogether very drinkable, but be careful — At 8.25% ABV, this blonde is strong enough to make your head swim.


JohnC's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 19, 2013
I had this on tap at the brewery.As a blonde ale, this is right on target, tasty, straiight forward, with a nice touch of sweetness.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuedmaster (325) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 9, 2015
22 oz. bottle from All Seasons Campground in Valley Center. Pours deep gold with a thick white head that retains. Light aroma of grain, honey, and slight citrus. Reminds me of a German Helles or Maibock. Malt forward, sweet flavor, light bitterness. Medium body, creamy texture, average fizz, sweet finish. Pretty good, clean and sweet with a nice alcohol punch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fordest (2137) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Draft at Eastbound. dark golden pour with minimal head. Lots of honey and malt on the aromas. flavor fell off a bit but still lots of sweet honey. not a lot of hops which was nice, but still couldn’t drink too much of this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (3851) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
(En fût au Pacific Beach Fish Shop): Des malts encombrants infusés d’esters fromagés, fruités et une finale miellée qui veut en faire trop.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Totally strange wet malt aroma and flavor. Cloudy old grass flavor, carbonated but zero head. Not to my liking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (919) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Pint on draft at Coaster bar at Mission Beach in San Diego. A clear brown colour. No head.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
osiderworld (12) - Oceanside, California, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Had at Fretellis in San Marcos bartender recommended it. Crystal clear, pretty good, grainy didn’t seem the alcohol listed here. A little bitter, crisp but decent

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5188) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 5, 2014
On draft at the brewery. Clear amber pour, with an off white head. Sweetness, bready, grain, floral, citrus, mild honey, and notes of spicy yeast. Pretty tasty actually.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7594) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Draft. Pours golden yellow with a white head. Moderately sweet honey base, with lighter hoppy bitterness, and a hint of booze. Not bad, but necessarily strong.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
peteinSD (1439) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
On tap. Light yellow pour with a white head. Some malt sweetness and clean grain the aroma. Taste has some light bitterness and a semi-harsh finish after a light malt profile. Clean mouthfeel. Okay.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elihapa (1535) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Creamy, lightly sweet but a bit adrift stylistically. Big boozy finish weighs this down for me. 3.1.


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