RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
"Balance" is the key description for this smooth and refreshing Southwestern-style Blonde Ale. Nimbus Dirty Güera is brewed with the finest domestic pale malts and world-class Cara-Pils and Munich malts. Our use of select Perle and German Hallertau hops lends to the beer’s pleasant floral nose: low in fruitiness and mild in ester production. This combination produces a light, clean and crisp balance between malts and hops. Our Blonde’s subtle sweet undertones are derived from pure mesquite-flavored "killer-bee" honey that is harvested from hives in Bisbee, Arizona.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 16, 2007
Tasted at the MicroBar in Clapham (London), a clear amber with some carbonation. A soft sweet grape aroma. A sweet bubblegum flavour, a bit too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Pours a clear yellow to brown with a healthy white head. This looks like a blonde should, and though I don’t like the style, a beer I would like to drink. The nose is middle of the road. Toast and canned corn. Lightly sweet with some peppery hops. On the tongue, a bit fizzy, but not particularly watery, about right for the style in most regards. I’ve never IDed DMS until drinking this beer. It was always a flaw I missed. But man do I taste the corn. A lightly sweet malt, with some toast. The corn is bugging me out! The corn and toast with a bit of sharpness lingers. A bit of diacetyl on the creamy finish. Not a great beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - APR 25, 2007
Hazy gold with a white head, aroma is sweet citrus with a vegative background. Flavor follows aroma with an overall vege DMS tainting the experience. Not a blonde I would recommend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
littlefelix (29) - Santa Clarita, California, USA - APR 23, 2007
It was a decent beer. The flavor caught me by surprise. Had some veggie, fruity flavors, but really mind. The after taste was sort of nutty/buscuity which I’m assuming is the tarty/honey stuff everyone is talking about. The half naked women painted on the bottle is what prompted me to give it a shot. Give it a shot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2007
Pours a mostly clear golden bronze with some suspended yeast and an airy, wispy-lacing white head. Aroma of mild pale malt has a touch of tartness and grass. Body is overcarbonated and otherwise pretty thin, along with a hint of earthy noble hops and grain finishing more tart and citric toward the finish. Somewhat drinkable, but that’s about it. Overall pretty bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jason (1834) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2007
Bottle thanks to cbkschubert Poured a pale golden body with thin head. Aroma is grainy malt with some slight citrus. Flavor is bitter and a little off with a lemon background. A little weak in the flavor and somewhat thin, but my mouth warmed up to it near the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2007
Bottle: Hazy dull straw, moderate frothy white head, fairly nice lacing, extremely lively carbonation.   Pale straw nose, slight wheaty aspect, but also a slight touch of overcooked vegetable.   Vegetal start, a bit thicker than your average blonde, moreso like a pale wheat beer.   Soft vegetable aspect, slightly dry and tart.   Body and mouthfeel are average, but it does feel a bit thicker than other Blonde/Golden Ales.   Finishes somewhat clean, but a musty wheat and overcooked vegetable linger.   Tiz okay I spoze, but not as crisp or sharp as others.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2007
12 oz bottle via cbkschubert (thanks!). Pours a hazy dishwater blonde. Small head. Nose slightly spicey. Taste is on the malt-driven sweet side, with some graininess, a little tartness in the aftertaste. No hops detected. Moderate/high carbonation. medium body. Inoffensive drinkable session ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - FEB 8, 2007
12oz bottle poured a clear gold color with nice head. Aroma was pritty plain with some malty sweetness and a slight corn. The taste was really light with no bitterness and some honey notes in the finish. The light body and low alcohol make for a very easy drinking beer, almost just water.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11820) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2006
Thanks to hopdog for a hitchhiker. Light blond colour with some honey mixed cloudiness and a good sized head. Malty sweet aroma. Easy drinking pale ale with unpasteurized honey and more on the sweet than the bitter

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