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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Beach Bum is an all-malt American blonde ale, which draws its deep golden color from the finest pale and caramel roasted barley malts. This beer is dry hopped with the choicest imported Alsace and Hallertau hops as well as Cascade hops from the Pacific Northwest, which lend to its pleasant hop aroma and its slightly spicy and fruity taste.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
halfonit (1341) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2010
This one pours a pretty light and pale golden color. Aroma is of malts, dust, banana, and a little wheat. Flavor is of malts, bubblegum, spices, and some wheat. Leaves more of a malty wheat finish. Nothing special. Ohh yeah its an AB product so that makes sense.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
basspro76 (426) - New York, USA - JUN 13, 2010
grainy aroma, taste is of cheap sweet malt. Drank about half of it then gave it away.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
rking (100) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 29, 2010
A sad attempt to try to appeal to some of the craft drinkers that no longer drink AB products...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LinusStick (3322) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Not too bad for AB/I- they are picking their quality up in the face of true craft beer. Aroma was not much to speak of. Light golden malt with not much else going on. Pour was a nice light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was so so. Not great but not macro-level. Sweet light malt with a sugary aftertaste. No hops to speak of but I wasnt expecting them in a macro brewed beer. This is sweet, malty, carbonated sugar water but not too bad for what it is. Nice carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5579) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2010
Man, everytime you turn around there is another michelob beer to be tasted. Smell is sweetly hoppy. Looks like a pale lager of sorts. Taste is at first a little bitter hoppy then that fades quite rapidly. Decent amount of fizz on the palate, each sips is fizzy but fades to a flat. Seems to be a tad watery at times. Friendly light and easy going for the most part. Background slight medicinal bitterness on the finish. IMHO there are many other better blondes for the price such as Indigo Imp Blonde Bombshell, Roy Pitz Best Blonde Ale, Hoppy Liquid Sunshine Blonde Ale but its much better than kochs golden anniversary ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2010
Unfortunately, another cheap island crab shack/shrimp picking restaurant favorite, draught. Clear gold with white head. Drippy. Aroma of sweet corn and flavor. Ends with light bitterness and hint of sour pucker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2010
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.--Beach Bum Blonde Ale--All Malt Limited Edition Summer Seasonal Brew--2007 12 oz. Bottle. 5.40% ABV--20 IBUs.? (3.75 / 5.0) Mild lace light head. Clear bright thin straw yellow color. Crisp mild hop front. Thin dry sweet mild fruit ester wheat spice body. Refreshing clean mild tangy hop spice end. Well made simple Macro Micro. Sampled 7/8/2007.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2010
(12oz bottle, from Cavie) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grass, cereal, corn, and crackers. Flavor of cereal, cardboard, and light grass with mild bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rcasta (855) - EL SALVADOR - NOV 22, 2009
de annheuser busch una birria comercial que aparenta ser un poco mas. no esta nada mal, suave y poco hoppy creo que seria una buena opcion en sibar

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (6131) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2009
( 12oz bottle) Pours pale yellow with good lacing. Nose of caramel, spicy yeast. Taste is spices, corn, crisp malt. Not as bad as I thought it would be.

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