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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: July 10, 1997
Appearance: clear yellow, big bubbles, scant head
Aroma: slight aroma
Flavor: slight flavor, boaring

Date: June 14, 2001
Mode: Bottle
Source: Wild Wing Cafe, Marietta
Score: i to ii+
good complex malt flavor

Date: June 14, 2001
lots sweet carmel malt aroma and flavor, slight hop character, touch of bitterness,

Date: April 15, 2007
Mode: bottle
Source: tasting
Score: 2.7 to 2.5
still the sweet malt flavor but not so much caramel, floral hops, light bitter finish

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10785) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Bottle from a trade...finally decided to open it as my last beer for the weekend. Amberish pour with a small white head. Aroma is a fair balance of yeast, malt and some hops. Flavor has some grain, yeast, malt and slight hops. Not bad but fairly boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (10687) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2002
Draught version. Golden colored with a medium head that lasted fairly long, also lively carbonation. Sweet yeasty/citrusy aroma that bordered on a German Wheat. Light and refreshing if a little on the sweet side. I did enjoy this one somewhat, but mostly because I got it on tap. Iím not sure how well this would translate to a bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10522) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2003 This beer rocks. This beer so desperately wants to be BASS, but comes up just a bit short in almost every category. Still, an excellent blond ale. Try one... try six, I hear the business end of Redhook isn't doing so well right now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9230) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Pours gold, with medium head/lace. Aroma of malt, some hops, some floral/spice. Tastes of malt, slight hops and fruit, and slight honey. Finishes fairly smooth and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (9207) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2010
Pours hazy yellow with white head, aroma of a touch of esters, grassy hops, straw. Taste is some light fruit, grass, sweet pils malt, slightly dry finish. Not bad, but nothing really good about it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (8981) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 12, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 "a little citrus atop a straw colored not doing much beer. pretty much what iíd expect from the style and the brewer, but hey...it was free. watcha gonna do."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8145) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear golden color (who didnít see this coming?) with a small white head. The faint aroma was dough, light malt, and grain. The flavor was sweet malts and some hops. Clean, crisp finish. Light bodied. Not bad for a summer day. Not as bad as others may have rated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2010
Tap, Pour 24, Las Vegas, Nevada. Dusty yellow with a scant white halo. Heavy diacetyl aroma with underlying hop greenery and..banana? Fizzy and brain-chillingly cold with notes of lemon jelly, biscuit and butter. Some orange and lychee on the belch. Not loved or looked after. Probably much better than this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (7986) - Alamo, California, USA - SEP 22, 2005
Bottle. Light amber beer with a decent whitich head. Nice crisp beer. Malt/grain flavor with balanced hops (light citrus flavor). Low malt and citrus aroma.

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