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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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100% Brett Blonde Ale


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUL 12, 2010
Tap at the Bruery. Rating #6. Pale yellow color with a nice white head. Aroma was light funk, very light, mild malt. Flavor was very mild, but in a good way, the Brett character was really subdued and in the background, still, it was an extremely nice beer to drink. (1286)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8565) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2011
Pale golden pour. Lightly spicy nose with a nice crackery malt base. Lightly noble hop aroma along with some spice. The brett doesn’t seem to have had a chance to really go at this one giving the beer a more simple profile than it probably should have.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Trip to The Bruery, July 2010. Pours golden with a thin off-white head. Aromas of candy sugar and clove. Very mild with a slight wheaty taste. Not too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 8, 2010
A: The pour is a cloudy golden-orange color with a mild white head. S: The brett does not really produce too much in terms of funk here. Some fruitiness in the form of oranges and pineapple, along with a mild spiciness and perhaps a bit earthy. T: There is a sweetness and bready malt character to the beer that I was not exactly expecting. Tropical fruits come through nicely as does a mild earthiness and bitterness. M: Medium body with a soft, rolling carbonation. Perhaps a bit watery/thin. D: A decent beer and easy to drink, especially at 4.0%, but not really my favorite in terms of the flavors.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2010
Tap at the Blind Tiger. Aroma has a nice horsey character, wheat, not much else. Thin, very lactic body, dull, lifeless. Slimy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoppedriver (5) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2010 does not count
On draft. Golden with a white head. Light aroma of citrus, Brett, bananas, grain. Light sweetness, nice palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Draught at beer revolution as "Brett Blonde" 4%abv. Lightly hazy gold color with a medium white head. Spicy herbal hops, dusty and musty yeast, and some cantaloup in the aroma. Light and dry flavor with a touch of dusty yeast. Light pale, grainy malt. Finishes with a medium-light bitterness and a light, spicy hop flavor. Light bodied and prickly. Seemed kinda bland overall.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUL 3, 2010
Aroma is faint but a hint of Belgian yeast surfaces. Pretty sparkly and carbonated. Similar to the Saison de Lente without the Brett. Really warms up the cheeks.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JUN 16, 2010
On tap at the Bruery. Pours a golden yellow with slight white head. Aroma is mainly bread, yeast, and fruits. Taste is about the same, really get the Brett in the first sip as the the yeast and bread flavors hit you first. Mouthfeel is pretty watered-down, slightly fizzy with good carbonation. A let down from the Bruery, no complexities, just a seemingly watered-down attempt at a Belgian Blonde. Maybe it will age well, but probably won’t be going back to this one on tap.


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