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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Saddlebock Dirty Blonde Ale is inspired by the great German-brewed Kolsch beer – a true hybrid beer, brewed with ale yeast, but fermented like a lager. The cold temperatures give our Dirty Blonde a refreshing dry quality, while the ale yeast contributes complex fruity flavor and bread-like aroma not normally found in a lager. This is a more subtle brew, with a light malt flavor and a touch of fruit, giving it a unique and refreshing quality, and the perfect beer to pair with food.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (12279) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft at the source. Cloudy very pale yellow color, fluffy white head. Very plain and lager like aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4671) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Keg @ Saddlebock. Slightly hazy gold with a small head. Nose of apple and pale. Bread. Little else. Taste is pretty mellow. Apple, biscuit. Light body, soft carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
kaiserhog (1) - Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA - JUN 8, 2014 does not count
Love this beer. I would love to see an American Cream Ale made with some flaked maize.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MKHUGHES3 (4) - Benton, USA - APR 11, 2014 does not count
A very flavorful beer and great example of the brewer’s craft. A great beer for year round adult consumption.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3074) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to rayjayclientele. Thanks man! This is my last state tick. Woo! Pours a hazy coper color with a dense white head of foam with pretty good retention. The aroma is grassy and lemony and a touch herbal. The taste is doughy and sweet initially, and then rounds out to a touch of bitterness in the finish. Light body with a bit of a spritzy carbonation. Pretty enjoyable beer overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7025) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Draught at the Saddlebock Brewery, Springdale, AR.
Cloudy yellow colour with a small white head. Belgian yeast and some maltiness in the aroma. Yeast bitterness, mild hoppy bitterness and malt in the flavour. Thin. Felt more like Belgian Blonde than Kölsch to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BOSSbrewer (1683) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Had at the Fayetteville Beer Festival. Rated with another program and can't transfer comments.

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