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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Citra hops lend their name to this interpretation of a Golden Ale. But that’s not all they bring to the party. Their striking citrus aroma and thirst-quenching flavor are the perfect pairing for soft malt notes. Together they create a beer that’s full in flavor and uniquely refreshing.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjteeters (37) - Issaquah, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Mixed Widmer 12-pack from grocery. Pours yellow with white foamy head. Strong melon/citrus and honey notes. Taste is mildly sweet with citrus and some floral. Quick finish. I can see this being very nice on a hot day.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2052) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 13, 2014
On tap at Widmer Brothers Gasthaus. Very light fruit, a bit grainy with mild hopping. Pale straw with a creamy little head. Flavors similar: light malt, touch of grain. Smooths out and flattens into light sweetness in mid palate. Thin and crisp. A bit pils-like. Nice enough, pleasant and refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (6270) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
On tap at Widmer, pours a clear pale blonde with a small white head. Nose is very subtle, with notes of floral hops in the back - not a whole lot more. Flavour is pretty spritzy, with sole soapy detergent notes and maybe some feint pistachio. Very boring and a bit off the mark. Not too good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padron4KM (535) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Part of a mixed 12 pack. Pour is cloudy pale straw, with a fluffy white, quickly dissipating head. Not much in the way of lacing.
Aroma is promising. Juicy grapefruity hops are prominent, with some pale malt mixed in.
Unfortunately, the flavor doesn’t back up the aroma. palate is thin and watery, hops are barely evident, and flavor is mostly sweet, with lemony finish. Lawnmower beer at best.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Herbicles69 (46) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2014
From bottle to pint glass. After smelling it I wasn't super exciting due to the bitter hops smell, but tasted like a blonde fo sho. It has a strong citrus tone which goes great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (133) - California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear golden with medium white head. Citrus, hop, and light grapefruit aroma. Light body. Light citrus and a little hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1198) - Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Clear pale gold. Fair white head. Nice aromatics. Pretty flavorful. Malt to balance. Maybe too malty. A lot of character for a blonde ale. Basically zero bitterness. Medium body. Semi creamy. Great drinkability!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (4322) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2014
12oz bottle. Pale filtered yellow tan body. Creamy, thin head. Floaties. Not much of an aroma. Bitter, lemon tones. Pretty tasty for a Blonde Ale, but kind of bland and seltzer like too. Not much going on. OK, kind of suspect.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Livendadream (113) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Btl pours slightly hazy golden yellow color,thick white compact head that lingers leaving nice lace on glass. Aroma of flowers,citrus and tropical fruits...faint mango and pineapple. Tastes of sweet malt,bread,citrus flavor and the fruitiness of mango and papaya. Light body,smooth soft mouthfeel, lively,tingling carbonation and a dry finish. Nice refreshing, easy drinking beer. Light and balanced blonde with nice aromas and subtle flavors make this a perfect lawnmower beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frahmo (283) - Idaho, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Easy drinking wheat with a touch of orange. Not as thirst quenching as I would like it to be, but a nice easy summer drinker.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jefcon (1376) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Smells pretty good. Lots of fine lemon, orange and wheat notes float up from the bottle. Less complex and distinguishing on the palate however. A little plain and not especially quenching.


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