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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Provider is brewed to be light and refreshing with a slightly sweet malt flavor and floral hop aroma. Unfiltered to bring out the subtle flavors in this glorious brew. Let Provider take care of you for a while.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steasy66 (891) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Light straw with white head. Mild malt and hop aroma. Pretty boring beer, a bit of malt.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stine (1603) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Misty blonde pour; airy aroma with honey nut malt sweetness and mineral salinity. Elements of nori, pond water and green leaves combine for a lakeside foliage effect which is difficult to translate. Clean, lightly hoppy flavor with apricot skins, limestone, and fresh dough. Flowers and citrus rinds are teasingly present, embodying the typical disposition of a slender, balanced beer like this. The body is clean and lean; crisp.

This is a beer that can reach great heights when very fresh and new from the tap, and this tasting isn’t at that level. It also seems likely that the bottled versions that have been documented by other raters also fall short in this respect. In my opinion, when it is in peak form, this is one of the very best beers brewed in the twin cities, granted that this circumstance is somewhat rare.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonshawn (399) - - SEP 5, 2014
Tap at Park tavern. Hazy gold with thick white head. Not a ton of smell. Sweet and sugar. Mild and almost creamy. Soft in the mouth. Easy to drink but more full bodied. Kinda average overall though.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5832) - Glenville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Super light-colored. This is a big-time sweet drinker, damn near lemonade, with a tart finish. A definite American golden ale, one the lawn mower and young lady crowds will enjoy. (#5653, 8/28/2014)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clownoisseur (222) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle from burgy! Pours a very light gold, pretty bright and clear, small white head. Aromas of light floral hops, cloves, bananas and wispy lagered yeast. Taste is pretty thin. A nice balance of light floral hops and a light malted sweetness. Good for a hot summer day, but a little light for my tastes...especially in this extended winter!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2248) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
A decent little blond ale. Definitely a quality beer, some h ops going on here. but a pretty basic session ale. On tap at Steel Toe Mpls.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1808) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Aromas are sweet and candy like. Nice Belgian aroma and flavor profile. Yeasty and a bit watery. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
commonmac (353) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Tap at Black Sheep. An unfiltered blond ale that maintains its fresh look throughout the consumption of the beer. Tastes mostly bitter by has some sweet, banana notes. Tough one to appreciate when it’s under 10 degrees outside...probably better in the summer. More bready than earthy. OK, not great.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gridfather (30) - - NOV 24, 2013
On tap ordered at Rye Deli. Aroma is of a citrus grove. Appearance is of a quintessential summer ale. It looks beautiful in the glass. Very light tasting, as in, "Where's the beer?". Light beginning and no mid flavor and finish. Ordering one is fine but I would try something else when ordering a second. ---Rated via the Gridfather

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 23, 2013
@RBSG-Minni–on tap-white-hazy pale yellow. A-sweet grain. T-sweet grain/lt malt, some spice hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChiGuy68 (418) - Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Tasted from a bomber. It poured a hazy golden yellow with a white head and spotty lacing. Mild grassy-malt aroma with a hint of hops. Has a smooth, mellow taste that goes down easy.


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