Harmon Mt. Takhoma Blonde

Brewed by Harmon Brewery & Restaurant
Tacoma, Washington USA
4.4% Golden Ale/Blond Ale | 29 Ratings | 18 IBU |
This is not an original flagship brew, but came on permanently about 2005, replacing the Wollochet Bay Wheat. This is our concession to light t beer drinkers, though our brewer rates it as his #3 favorite. The Mt. Takhoma Blonde is a light bodied, crisp and refreshing brew. German Pilsner Malt and a touch of white wheat are used to produce this ale. Liberty hops provide the balance. This beer finishes crisp and dry. Very smooth and easy to drink; garnished with a slice of orange to enhance flavor rather than hide it. 4.4% ABV and 18 IBUs.

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