RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Our Blonde Ale, with its light malt flavor and creamy body satisfies beginning craft beer drinkers and experienced beer fans alike. A generous amount of Oregon-grown hops adds a spicy flavor and crisp floral aroma. And 20% wheat malt ensures that each pint's distinctive flavor and robust head will delight the palate of any beer connoisseur.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpecialBrew99 (57) - grand blanc, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2002
Liked this beer, not anything special, just a good blonde ale. If you like blondes, this one shouldn't be over looked.

ROGUE (2216) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - AUG 28, 2013
On tap at Wrigleyville Brewpub. Pours a hazy light straw color with a thin white head. A lemon tanginess in the aroma and a bit of spicy hops on the nose as well. Light bodied and easy drinking. Has some refined maltiness and a very small hop character. Very little aftertaste.

MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle from Canals. I like Goose island and this brew did them justice. It’s an easy drinking brew with hints of wheat spice and hop. It’s not big Jhn or the night stalker, but it is solid.

BVery (11361) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Tap at GI Clybourn. Pale golden yellow pour. Small white head. Light fruit and grain. Decent.

hopheadies (4) - - JUL 7, 2012 does not count
Draft at a bar. Clear yellow/golden - white/taupe head. A little sweet for my liking. Medium hoppy.A bit on the reg side.

dinkle50 (1531) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Pale pour with mostly gold in the color. Medium head. Aroma of grain and hay. mouth stings a bit. Slightly watery. Easy to drink, but not super flavorful.

deyholla (12205) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2012
On tap @ the Clyborn location. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet tangerine with some sweet grains and a bit of flora. Flavor has tangerine throughout with a growing grain note that has a bit of sweetness.

TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2012
Flight on tap at the brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a hazy golden hue with touches of crisp darker glow, lighter elements on the bottom. Tiny whitish head dies to a small loose ring, laces small. Aromas are gentle touches of tangerine and bubblegum, some dry bready malts, crisp cereal grains. Touches of apple, oranges, and straw. Sweeter nose with just a touch of crisp dryness. Odd one. Initial is lighter bodied offering touches of oranges and bubblegum up front. Mellow sweetness shows some bready malts, flaked wheat, and some mellow dry straw into the backend. Fruit forward but still lighter on the palate. The sweetness up front trails intop a bit of a grainy and mellow finish, cereal grains, bread, and mellow sweetness gives that raw grainy dryness, a kiss of bready dryness, and some lingering fruity esters. Pretty fruity overall and fairly enjoyable once you get past that sweetness and kinda the oomph it puts out (not cloying, but sweeter for the light body and airy feel). A bit thin perhaps. Meh.

jmikolich (1486) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2012
on tap at GI Cly, 23Mar2012, Taste? what taste? this is a boring one.. just slam it down and enjoy.. would be nice to drink on a hot summer day.. other than that give me something with more body, less bubbles and more taste.

Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Draught at Goose Island. Clear yellow/golden - white head. Sweetness. Light candlewax. Medium hoppy. Vingummi. Light candy. A bit plain.

DWestrick (811) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2012
draft - brewpub in Chicago. Hard for me to give an accurate rating because I’m not a blonde ale fan - not a fan - generic

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