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Saugatuck Oval Beach Blonde Ale



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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
An easy drinking light ale with subtle malt flavors and aroma perfectly paired with a well balanced body. Oval Beach Blonde is a great everyday pint and a perfect gateway into the world of craft beer for inexperienced beer drinkers. 11.3°

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Saugatuck Oval Beach Blonde Ale ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, cereal, pale malt, light hoppy, grass, light cardboard. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, pale malt, cereal, grass. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140813]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
firstsip (719) - Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Tap at brewery. Pretty clear straw gold. Some nice head. Mildly yeasty nose. A pretty mild beer overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (7036) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2015
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear golden, no head. Aromas of dusty cereal grains, lemon. Taste is light sweet, bready, light lemon. Grapefruit belch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
walleye (1082) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle. Poured cloudy golden. Aroma, malts, some hops pineapple. Flavor all on the weak side hops malts, some sweetness and floral. Good lawn mowing beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8984) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle. Hazy gold with an off white foam. Aromas are bready, dusty yeast with grain and mellow lemon. Cardboard with woody notes. Flavours are cardboard and grain with metal and hints of peach and marmalade. Some chemicals with a dry finish. Pretty average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
davidtjm (972) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle from Getränkefeinkost Berlin. Pour is with a head, aroma is very sweet, fruity. Taste is fruity, pineapple, gentle carbonation but not much going on. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (9485) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle: Golden, a bit unclear, pretty quickly collapsing loose White head; sweetish grainy-fruity nose, including some well hidden citric hops; mild bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied; citrussy and mildly bitter finish. Simple thirst-quencher, nothing special...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (4682) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2014
has a somewhat slaggy aroma. look is simply common yellow beer. palate has decent carbonation. slaggy aroma carrier over to the taste as well. hides alky well. finishes a little above average but there is this dull slight ale thing conitually in the background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14698) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso Post-GBBF Tasting 2014, London. Clear pale golden beer with a small head. Fruity caramel aroma, grassy, some grapes. Fruity bready flavor, hay, grapes, some floral notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Can. Clear golden pour with a small white head. Some light citrus and vanilla aromas. Taste is more of a floral tone with stale tasting malts. Easy drinking but doesn’t leave a clean aftertaste. Soft carbonation with an oily texture. Not bad, but was hoping for better.

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