RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Light and refreshing, our Blonde Ale offers bright notes of honey and a subtle floral aroma with a crisp, clean finish.
Gluten Free Blonde Ale beer
Ingredients Sorghum, Brown Rice, Orange Peel, Yucca Extract, Hops, and Yeast
Hops Sterling
ABV 5.0%
IBU 15
Food Pairings Given the Blonde Ale’s more straight-forward taste profile, lighter foods pair best. Try: light, nutty cheeses (such as Monterey Jack); grilled chicken, salmon, or bratwurst; fish or shrimp tacos; anything with citrus. Awards 2012 World Beer Championships: Gold/90 pts

Note: From 2010 to early 2013 known as Tread Lightly.

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SudsMcDuff (8462) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
12oz bottle ... whip-in single in austin .. home, sad beer .. . grains and sweet corn booze .. . pretty low down the pole, even for a gluten free . .. . I know that you Plum! I want the details of how the games going..

shrubber85 (11506) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle. Sweet, medicinal aroma. Golden yellow with minimal head. Sweet floral orange/lemon flavor with light medicinal finish. Fruity and light - thankfully I’m not gluten-intolerant though.

kirkjharris (13) - Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Sister in Law has a barley allergy. She bought the sixer, took two sips and gave the rest to me. I have a slightly higher opinion but not by much. Smooth drinking but weird after taste. Definitely not an every day beer but will be okay on occasion.

wlajwl (6940) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Aroma is grains, mild sweetness and the expected sorghum funk, although milder than expected. The flavor is malts, fruit/berries/strawberries, mild citrus and a tart finish. Better than expected, the sorghum was thankfully muted.

bhensonb (15487) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. Pours gold with a creamy white head. Aroma suggests a wit, sort of. Med body. Flavor is sweetish with some citrus. Finishes a bit gummy.
Earlier Rating: 10/10/2010 Total Score: 2.8
Pours gold with a transient tan head. Light citrus aroma. Med body/mod carb. Flavor is mild grain(?) with a little citrus. Light but drinkable.

Patrickctenchi (6659) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Clear, bubbling gold with a quick, sopay head. Almost no scent,...light apple and water. Taste is apple juice, sorghum. Syrupy sweet, but thin at the same time. Not beery, except in colour,. More like a a very bland, flat, blunt cider. pass.

kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale straw gold body with a fairly heavy amount of haze to it under a very thin fizzy white head that faded quickly. The nose is quite bad, there’s a raw and rough apple juice like character to it along with a light corn syrup note. The flavor has a lot more in common with apple juice than it does beer. Sweet and slightly acidic with a lingering vegetal laced finish. Light bodied and super fizzy. Pretty yucky stuff.

queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Very light sweet aroma. Clear gold with a very small, quickly dissipating white head. Light sweet sorghum and sour apple flavor. I like sorghum, but not this. LIght body, moderate carbonation.

DuffMan (10548) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle. Medium golden with a very brief white head that dissipates within seconds to a thin white ring. This beer possesses the same off-putting medicinal phenols I’ve found in the other two from this brewer. There is a tart cherry note in the aroma, but the palate is just all wrong. Undrinkabley foul.

edgallow (4305) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 19, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of sweet grain. Taste is real light grain but really nothing else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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