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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Aud Blonde may be the lightest colored beer we have ever brewed at Russian River Brewing Company, but don't be fooled into thinking that this beer is light in flavor. It has a refined characteristic, which can be contributed to us blending pilsner malt with a unique hop called crystal. The distinctive characteristic of the crystal hop lends a citrus, almost eucalyptus quality in the aroma and mouth feel of the brew, while leaving the beer with a long dry finish.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Had on tap at RR brewpub. Pours clear golden with small bubbles and nice lacing. Muted hop aroma with slight malts and some alcohol. Flavor has nice hop balance, but slightly astringent with a lingering flavor that didn’t sit well.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1490) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 3, 2016
On tap at Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa, CA-USA. Piss-like pale gold color :-) clear. Little white foam. Nose: grapefruit, Yasmine. Mouth: grapefruit still, lager feeling with a nice hoppy dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Biroholik (692) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - APR 26, 2016
Draught @ Russian River Brewing, Santa Rosa, California
W aromacie grejpfrut i gorzka pomarańcza. Piana wysoka, biała, bujna. Umiarkowana faktura. Nisko alkoholowe. Lekkie, przyjemne grejprutowe Ale. Bez wad, ale również też bez większych uniesień i fascynacji.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
donandres (276) - , Washington, USA - APR 19, 2016
Tap to glass @ Russian River Brewing tap room@ Santa Rosa,CA Appearance: pale, clear with medium white head, lacing Aroma: hoppy T: medium bitterness MF: abrupt finish, but low bitterness lingers, strong carbonation but drops quickly OA: Very good beer ok to repeat/buy but not look forward to Drank April 14, 2016 9pm

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SirLimpsalot (3479) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2016
@ Russian River 16-3-7: Mycket lätt med enbart små toner av örtor. Det blir alldeles för tunt och intetsägande.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (2092) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2016
On tap at RR. Poured clear yellow with white head. Aroma malty super hay. Light carb med bod. Taste drying full grain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5463) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
On tap at the brewpub. Clear gold with tenacious creamy white head. Aroma is grainy, nice Belgian yeast, light grassy notes. Taste is bitter, very grainy, light Belgian yeast. Palate is med bodied, dry, med carbonation. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear yellow with a frothy white head. The nose has biscuits, hay, cereal, pale grains. Light sweet flavor with moderate pale grain husk bitterness, more hay, dry cereal, wheat, straw. Light bodied with average carbonation. Dry finish, with more grassy bitterness, grain husk, hay. Nicely balanced stuff. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8089) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Draft sample at the brewpub, Santa Rosa. Very pale yellow coloured pour with a halo of white head. Aroma is light grains, pils. Little zesty citrus, floral hop. Flavour is composed of pils grains, honey, floral Nobel hop. Little medicinal hop. Palate is light. Grainy, moderate carbonation. Pretty sessionable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (7756) - Indiana, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Draft to taster at the brewpub. Looks solid; a transparent gold with white lacing and lively carbonation. Smells of mild biscuit aalongside a touch of hops. Tastes like it smells, but more bitter than biscuity. Mouthfeel is medium light-bodied and fairly dry. Not bad, but unmemorable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8320) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear yellow gold with small creamy white head that lasts. The aroma is wheat and citrus. Thin mouth, citrus, wheat, bitter, dry finish, very good.


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