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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 143   ABV: 4.76%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crisp and refreshing. Centennial hop aroma and smooth creamy finish. Premium two row barley from the Pacific Northwest lets this beer shine. Alcohol: 4.76% by volume. Starting gravity: 11.00 Plato (1.044 S.G.).

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3.7
hayduke (5702) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 28, 2008
On draft from the Depot in Wala Walla, this poured a golden color with a thin head and light lacing. Nose is of light malts and citrus hops. Nice creamy mouthfeel and the flavor of malt and hops in good balance. Dry and slightly bitter finish. Taken in total this was a really good beer.

3
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - JUN 14, 2008
6/3/08 On draught. This was just too thin and needed more malt sweetness to be a refreshing, easy drinking Blonde.

3.5
BrewDad (5667) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 30, 2008
Pint - Jakes Bar & Bistro - Steilacoom, WA

Aroma – Good mix of hops and malts.

Appearance – Light golden pale color, clear with a thin head.

Flavor – This was a very nice easy to drink blonde ale. Liked the flavor of malt and hops balance.

Palate – Great Mouthfeel, nice texture with a good dry finish.

Overall – This was a great beer. A perfect beer for those hot days mowing the lawn. Was at awe this was from Alaska. Wonder what a hot day is for them? It was brewed very nicely.

2.8
TomDecapolis (4636) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 9, 2007
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a translucent golden with a smaller bubbly white head that left some lacing. Aroma of corn, some grassiness, hints of citrus. Flavor of cereal grains, some corny sweetness, light hop bitterness. Crisp and refreshing.

3.6
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2006
had during a trip to alaska. one of the better blondes i’ve come across. not boring like normal, had some mild hops to follow the citrus herbal flavor. kind of wies, kind of belgium. nicely done.

2.6
BeerLimey (2155) - California, USA - AUG 14, 2005
Lightly hazed, golden hue, well carbonated. Clean malt aroma. Light, mildly biscuity, dryish flavor, modest bitterness in the finish. Pretty simple.

3.6
puzzl (3264) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2005
The second best beer I had at Glacier Brewhouse. This was a pleasant surprise. Normally I dismiss all the brewpub blondes and ambers and pales as the same old crap, but this beer definitely offered something more. Brau nailed it when saying this beer was almost Belgian in style and strength. It had a rich, buttery nose, to completely a smooth, yeasty, strong flavor that really went down well. Pour was the perfect shade of blonde with just a hint of opacity that wasnt quite bud or not quite a hefe. Really looked great in the glass, and tasted real great in the mouth.

3.3
Braudog (6852) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2005
On draft at the brewpub 7/6/05: Dark yellow beer. Really strong sweetness with a hint of high alcohol? Damn near a Belgian-type ale. I’d think that most people would run from it.

3.4
aracauna (3692) - Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Light gold with slight haze. Not much head. Slightly hoppy aroma. Shockingly malty body (I’m guessing Maris Otter) and light, crisp hops. Keeps it from being boring.

3.2
PorterPounder (8313) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2004
Had on tap at the Resurection Roadhouse in Seward, Alaska. Medium golden appearance with a decent, white thick head, good lacing. Has a slighlty buttery aroma with some vegetable accents. Same buttery essence carries over to the flavor with a bit of bit of biscuity, malty sweetness. Mouthfeel was decent. Probably brewed for the masses. A decent, but not stellar effort.


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