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Saugatuck Oval Beach Blonde Ale



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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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An easy-drinking, light bodied American craft beer with soft malt flavor and aroma. A great everyday pint and our best seller. 11.3°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7958) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 15, 2014
bottle from bierpost. Golden colour with a white head. Malty nose. Malty, very, very shy hops in the far distance, grainy hints of sweetcorn. Solid but a bit boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7856) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 9, 2014
Leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlicher weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, leicht hopfig. Geschmack nach Aprikosen und Mirabellen, leicht hopfig bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4503) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
can. pours hazy pale yellow with small white head showing poor retention and shy lacing. hay, spicy breadiness, sweetish cereals, lo-fi citrus and floral notes, some wort - white grape juice, hint of sweetness, average to light carbonation, light body - never watery, relatively dry and almost balanced floral-lightly woodsy-spicy-citrusy finish. ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (1269) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Easily one of the best blondes I’ve had. The malt profile on this one is incredible. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8562) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2014
(bottle, 35.5cl) Clear, pale golden colour with a blond and short foamy head. Slightly bready and delicately grainy malty aroma with fruity (apricot, citrus) and flowery hops. Sweet flavour, light to medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Grainy and slightly sugary malt upfront with mildly flowery and delicately fruity hops; sweet malt-accented and shy hoppy finish. Too sweet for my liking. 29.VIII.14

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (9109) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Clear light golden with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is pale malt, straw, light citrics. Taste comprises bread, papery tones, straw, light citric peel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Mediocre GB.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
13th August 2014
GBBF Day 2. Bottle. Clear gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is dry and crisp. Mild minerals. Light dry pale malts. Touch of dry floralness. Whisper of citrus. Dry crisp finish. Very dry and somewhat insipid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3917) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2014
355ml bottle. Clear, orangey golden colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy aroma with cautious hints of yellow stone fruit, apricot, peach. Taste is moderately sweet pale malty, minimally fruity, a touch of apricot, peach and mirabelle; light and slightly watery. An easy-drinking Summer Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (8530) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ ChrisO after GBBF day 2. Clear golden color, small white head. Aroma is malts, slightly a sweet grainy touch, slightly yeasty. Taste malts, slightly grainy, lightly yeasty, quite bitter. Average body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is straw, grassy and light citrusy. Flat toasted malty and slight cornish. Bitter and dry herbal. Ends bitter and dry into the far finish.

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