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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
"Balance" is the key description for this smooth and refreshing Southwestern-style Blonde Ale. Nimbus Dirty Güera is brewed with the finest domestic pale malts and world-class Cara-Pils and Munich malts. Our use of select Perle and German Hallertau hops lends to the beer’s pleasant floral nose: low in fruitiness and mild in ester production. This combination produces a light, clean and crisp balance between malts and hops. Our Blonde’s subtle sweet undertones are derived from pure mesquite-flavored "killer-bee" honey that is harvested from hives in Bisbee, Arizona.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2009
Fresh draft. Lightly filtered golden colored body. Semi-sweet honey flavored pils malt, some waffle-lie breadiness/cake character. Sweeter in the finish, with very mild hop bitterness in the finish. Fresh, simple, sweet, a little plastic like at times. Don’t think I’d want to try a bottle from a warm shelf, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WeeHeavySD (3380) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Tap @ Live Wire in SD. This was ok, not anything special, jsut a typical semi-crappy blond.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
arondee (601) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Pours yellow and cloudy. Aroma is melon, yeast, and biscuits. Taste is slightly fruity, a very small amount of sweet, and melon. Very little alcohol in this beverage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 29, 2008
Bottle courtesy of rustychiles. Pours gold with a white head. Smells of biscuitsm flowers, some caramel. Tastes semi-sweet with a nice tarte finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
steview (1037) - Petaluma, California, USA - SEP 19, 2008
thick and dirty, stale honey bread; with a shake of pepper, and butter; yeaup, i have nothing else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - SEP 3, 2008
Bottle shared at the CA-GA cultural beer exchange hosted by alexanderj. Cloudy yellow pour. Aroma is melon, grain, slightly sweet. Flavor is the same, a little watery, but nice in the sweet grain department. Reminds me a little of high life.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexanderj (3539) - Branson, Missouri, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Bottle; orange tinted yellow in color. Aroma of lemon, bread and fresh cut grass. Very malty and lemony in the flavor with an earthy, grassy finish. A pretty good version of the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 23, 2008
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with a one finger white head and ok lacing. Nose is earthy and sweet malts. Taste is honey, malt and light citrus. Medium mouth feel. Easy drinker.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edmajorjoe (80) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2008
A very tasty beer with a smooth pour and nice palate. Can be enjoyed in a bottle or tap.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BCMike22 (90) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Poured into Red Sox pint glass. Dark golden color, very cloudy...medium head that dies slowly. Smells a little malty, but no real definitive nose. Tastes very full for a blonde. Complex, but more confusing than balanced. Sweet almost citrus undertone. Not bad, not great.

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