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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Finch’s Blonde Ale is an easy drinking and approachable American craft beer. It has a moderately sweet malty aroma and is deep gold in color. We like to think of this particular one as more of a ’Dirty Blonde.’ When you first pour it, a soft lacey foam clings to the glass as malty aromas fill your nose and linger to the final sip. Upon finish, this blonde turns heads with a smooth finish and a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste. Enjoy this medium-bodied craft beer anytime of year.

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2.9
JPDIPSO (6262) - Wauwatosa, USA - APR 30, 2017
Herbal to weedy scents. Hazy golden color with a milk colored head. Weedy flavor with hints of malt 4/12

2.9
Vestlake (279) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Can pour, half a finger head. Typical blonde color. The aroma and taste are similar and there’s something in there I don’t like. I don’t know if it’s the combination of citrus flavor and the hop bitterness, but I didn’t like this beer as much as I thought I would.

2
jjgmd (2220) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Pours a clear golden yellow color with no head, thus far 👎 . Nose is grainy, malty , boring and bland. Taste is quite bland, grainy and no real flavor. Boring through and through, perhaps I just don’t like blondes. Quaff Score 4 / 10

3
Jayb0 (1212) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2015
A totally reasonable quaff in a nice large can. Elements of a belgian, bready, some spice, but not particularly well integrated, and it falls apart in the second half with some slight metallic. Not great butI had no trouble finishing it.

3
alexsdad06 (10638) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2015
16 oz can picked up locally and consumed at home. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have doughy, bready malts, mild sweetness, light bitterness, grassy, pretty basic blond ale.

2.6
drowland (8938) - Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
2/5/15. 16oz can at Bleu Pub. Clear golden pour, small off-white head, mild lacing. Earthy aroma, old hops or old beer, toasted caramel sort of aspect. Meh flavor, pale malts, earthy, floral.

3.3
rondphoto (4489) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 26, 2014
can @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Nearly clear medium amber with a white head cover, thin streaks and dots of lace. Taste is mild malt and a hint of candy corn that grows slightly as it moves through the palate to a clean finish that finally shows mild hops. Not a lot here, but it is agreeable, and has a little complexity. I like it (especially on some "hot afternoon" level.)

3.3
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - SEP 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-18-13- Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a golden color with a small pure white foamy head. The head fades superfast leaving only a very light level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is quite light overall. While light, there are notes of a bit of a bready malt as well as some wheat. Rounding out the smell is just a little bit of a grass and some pine hop. Taste – The taste begins with a biscuit and bready flavor with just the lightest hint of sweetness. The biscuit and bready remain throughout the taste, but the sweet flavors are almost lost completely in the middle of the taste. The loss of the sweetness is accompanied by the arrival of some cracker malt flavors as well as a rather decent showing of some hop. The hop initially is of a lemon citrus taste, but is joined by some pine and earth. With just a hint of sweetness coming back to the tongue at the end, all in all, one is left with a still rather dry and lightly malted taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is rather average. The medium body and carbonation are both very appropriate for the style and make for an easy drinker. Overall – This is a rather easy brew to sit back and drink. While nothing exceptional, it is on the slightly drier and actually more hoppy side for a blond making for a rather enjoyable brew to sip on a warmer day.

2.6
ganache (6029) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pint can. Nose barely there, pours clear golden leaning to orange with a large, dense, super rocky white head that floats oil on its head. Taste surprisingly resinous with light-medium bitterness, very oily and somewhat soft light body, foamy with grass and pils malt, cracker and a touch of spice, dry and mostly clean, but a lot of onion presumably from the sagging hops. Malt is too weak for me even in such a delicate style, the alcohol comes out a bit, and the strong onion is sure to turn off a lot of folks. But it does have personality!

2.6
hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Can. Poured a golden color with a white head. Toasted grain and floral. Thinner - had this on a hot day after the beach otherwise, I probably would not have finished it.


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