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Placerville Strong Blonde
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Universally liked by men and women, this straw colored bombshell is our most popular beer. It is an all malt beer, generously hopped with Columbus (bitter), Hallertau (mellow and aromatic), and Tettenang (mellow and aromatic) hops. Placerville Brewing Company's Strong Blond is lightly sweet, decidedly strong, not at all bitter and a heck of a lot of fun!


thetmaxx's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thetmaxx (745) - West Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 17, 2011
On tap at the brewery. This was a good blonde, nothing special, but decent, and the girls loved it as advertised.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1851) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Draft at brewery. Strong malt nose with some pepper as well. Flavor is malt dominant as well. Some weird peppery notes that remind me of Belgian yeast phenols or alcohol. I’m guessing its some higher alcohol here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (10728) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap @ Placerville Brewing. Golden orange pour with a white head. Sweet sugar, straw, bread, and fruity esters. A bit of pear and apple and grass. Flavors of sugar, bread, and fruit. Pear, apple, paper, and grass. A little bit boozy.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (874) - California, USA - AUG 4, 2013
More like a pale ale then a blonde. Pours an ugly clear yellow. Smells a little fruity. Taste is fruity to start, with a hoppy finish. Decent, but nothing to write home about. Had at the brewery in Placerville. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (622) - California, USA - AUG 4, 2013
This light gold beer has a pleasing aroma. It is a little bitter but has a subtle fruity flavor. It is a good beer to pair with a spicy burger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeTheYounger (1144) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Best beer that I had from the sampler and even that wasn’t enough for me to want to spend $20 on a growler. Mild sweetness with some spice. Lingering bitterness even after having food.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10902) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy light amber with a creamy white head. Light malty aroma. Med body. Flavor of light malt with light grassy hop. It’s bitter, but not strongly so. Light malt lingers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Draft @ Placerville. Pours a bright, clear golden color; thin, fine-bubbled white head. Sweet, crystalline sugar nose; fruity, honeyed, but mostly sweet malt sugars in the aroma. Medium-full body; moderate CO2; a touch of prickly, vinous alcohol. Functions off a combination of sweet honeyed maltiness, warming alcohol that’s well integrated, and a bit of pepper from the yeast; almost along the lines of a strong golden Belgian ale. A touch messy and sweet (especially compared to the version at Jack Russell), all told, but holds itself together proudly. Their bestseller. Long toasty and bready finish; still on the sweet side.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6418) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 8, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours light copper with a thin white head and a fruity aroma. There is a nice caramel malt flavor that starts sweet and finishes a little bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gmanbeer (43) - Petaluma, California, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Stopped on the way back from snowboarding in Tahoe so it may have made it taste better, Poured a pale gold with small head, slight aroma of sweetness, thin bodied. Taste slighty sweet, dough, a little yeasty. Very easy to drink, and like in the desciption "decidedly strong". Two pints got me pretty toasty


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