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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Redhook Blonde combines the best attributes of a flavorful golden ale with the refreshing qualities of a lager. The ale is brewed with three different malts and two hop varietals. Lightly roasted barley and a touch of wheat, combined with an ample portion of hops, creates a truly crowd pleasing beer . Redhook Blonde pairs well with medium flavored foods such as fish, nachos or salad. Available year round.

Style: Golden Ale
ABV:5.3
Malts: Pale, Wheat, Caramel, Carapils, Munich, Vienne
Hops: Willamette, Saaz
Color SRM: 7.4
Bitterness Units: 24 IBU
Original Gravity:12.8

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2.5
seymour (2045) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Tasted bottle from mix pack into standard pint glass. Poured a clear, light golden color with fluffy white foam, somewhat lasting with a little lace. Aroma of grass, toast, distant noble hops, very faint roasted barley and even fainter fruity yeast phenols. Flavor is almost entirely neutral, but hints of malt-sweetness, hops bitterness, and just a little apricot. This isn’t a spicy Belgian blond ale, and it’s not a crisp, clean lager either. It’s something in between; not bad but kind of bland and boring. Still drinkable and relatively refreshing, would be good with rich food.

2.4
scooterbub (1067) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - APR 24, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear gold color and has a nice, one inch, white head that slowly fades. Taste is of malt, barley, honey, grass and some hops. Similar aroma. Has a decent body. There is a slight bitterness towards the end. Not as easy to drink as I thought it would be. Not bad, but not worth getting again.

3
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2011
12 ounce bottle. nice yellow color with a nice head. very drinkable session beer. Great in the summer. not much to it, but no off flavors.

3.3
bobman006 (339) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle. Clear golden with white head. Aromas of cereal, caramel, honey, grass. Flavors of cereal, honey, caramel. Balanced finish. Medium-thin body with soapy mouthfeel and moderate,low carbonation. Not very enticing but flawless. Great session beer.

2.4
jandd1983 (4317) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - FEB 12, 2011
An average beer. Clear gold with little head. Taste is wheaty, and little sweet and lemony, kind of like a Natty Light. A good beer, but nothing spectacular. A better alternative to Natty Light.

3.2
bkurtz (1094) - Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2011
Poured golden with a small head. Fairly light ans smooth with some bitterness. I liked it.

2.6
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Beer is ok. Has a citrus tint to it. Has frothy head. Has a good pour but the aroma is not appealing. My suggestion would be a different beer in most circumstances

2.5
DruncanVeasey (8226) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2010
Tap, Pour 24, Las Vegas, Nevada. Dusty yellow with a scant white halo. Heavy diacetyl aroma with underlying hop greenery and..banana? Fizzy and brain-chillingly cold with notes of lemon jelly, biscuit and butter. Some orange and lychee on the belch. Not loved or looked after. Probably much better than this.

3.5
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2010
Pours deep gold with frothy white head and foamy lacing. Notes of wheat and citrus. Well balanced taste with a slight hint of hops in the finish. Crisp and sessionable.

1.9
slowrunner77 (12037) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 12, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 "a little citrus atop a straw colored not doing much beer. pretty much what i’d expect from the style and the brewer, but hey...it was free. watcha gonna do."


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