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Redhook Blonde combines the best attributes of a flavorful golden ale with the refreshing qualities of a lager. The ale is brewed with three different malts and two hop varietals. Lightly roasted barley and a touch of wheat, combined with an ample portion of hops, creates a truly crowd pleasing beer . Redhook Blonde pairs well with medium flavored foods such as fish, nachos or salad. Available year round.

Style: Golden Ale
Malts: Pale, Wheat, Caramel, Carapils, Munich, Vienne
Hops: Willamette, Saaz
Color SRM: 7.4
Bitterness Units: 24 IBU
Original Gravity:12.8

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2009
12 ounce bottle courtesy of Alraomon, Thanks! Pours a golden amber color with a thin fizzy head. Aroma is weak, but shows grainy and sweet malty notes. Taste is grain, honey, mild hop notes. Thin-medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluemooner (600) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2009
Pours a yellow golden color with thin white head. A rather thin, drinkable ale with flavors of some hops, grains, and a little sweetness. Not spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (3372) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow golden with a small white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is a light malt with yeast and light hop. The taste is a corn malt with light fruit and a bitter finish. Not too much going on with this golden ale from Redhook.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fidelis83 (1910) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Pours light gold with a few tiny particulates and a 1 finger white head that quickly fades to a skim. Aroma is raw bread dough, wet straw, mop water and citrus hops. Flavor is grainy malt, sweet, toast and roast, a little nutty even. FInish is bitter hops grainy malt and a little corny, not sure if this has corn though. Body is thin and well carbonated. Decent brew, would be good for a BBQ / with ribs or other rich succulent meats. Not a great brew but I could see myself knocking back quite a few on a nice summer (hopefully bbq) evening.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
otismulligan (34) - Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2008
bottle-pour into pint glass. see through golden color. nice frothy head. not much aroma somewhat doughy. a little sweetness, light body. not bad , not great. would like to try during the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 28, 2008
12oz bottle. Pours a clear gold color with a small white head that quickly dissipates. Smells sweet. Some citrus smell present also. Tastes of grains, with a tiny bit of sweetness. Thin and watery. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WakeandBake (549) - Greenville, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2008
Bottle.A clear pale golden color with a minimal white head ,no lacing. Smells sweet and slightly fruity,just a touch of hay.Flavor is a bit sweet,bready,with a touch of fruit . Nice dry finish and mouthfeel. A well built and solid blond,drinkable for sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrant (330) - New York, USA - DEC 11, 2008
Smells very light, faint aroma of hay. Taste is heavier than it smells, decent amount of darkish malts for a golden. More flavorful than I was expecting. A decent Red Hook offering

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Tap @ brewery. Decent loloking, nice head. LIhglt everything, light malts light hops and a distant spiced quality. Not outstanding, however everything goes well with each other, albeit quietly. A decent session brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
arventresca (562) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Bottle. Pours Blonde with little head. Smells sweet. Taste is sweet. Pretty wheaty compared to others from this brewer. Not a big fan. Most likely will not buy again.

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