Nimbus Dirty Güera (Blonde) Ale - Nimbus Brewing Company
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Ratings: 74 | Reviews: 33 | Display Reviews Only:
2.28/5 rDev -34.5%
As the beer exits the bottle, the dark yellow color is not attractive, and, as I would learn, a harbinger of things to come. The aroma is mostly malty, with some notes which are off. A floral perfumes attempts to cover this up.
Sweetness on the palate with more off malty flavors. I am not sure if it is adjunct or just malt gone wrong. Either way, I'm not too excited about the 6 pack in the refrigerator.
06-06-2011 03:05:13 | More by BeardedBoffin
2.68/5 rDev -23%
My local bevmo started carrying 4 or 5 offerings from nimbus. Unfortunately the fact they don't allow you to purchase singles has me backlogged on Nimbus brews. Poured this low alcohol blonde beer into a pils glass. Has a bit more color than most in this style, kind of a light copper body with a very slight haze.
First thoughts were that this is doughy and sweet but not overdone. Smells and tastes very fresh wich was a plus. I'm always a bit leary of such a low abv beer and Bevmo handling mixed together but not the case here. Carbonation works to cut the sweetness a bit and there is very little hop presence. Lemon comes into play throughout but mostly in the finish.
Notes: Ehhh...A boring example of a style. Granted this is not supposed to be Big or Bold but this is a pretty lifeless example. Watered and weak but if someone wants a decent BBQ daytime brew this would do the trick albeit there are much better choices.
03-28-2007 00:37:03 | More by DogFood11
2.7/5 rDev -22.4%
12oz bottle received from Solomon420 as an extra. Thanks! Into my Sam Smith pint
A: Brilliantly clear light yellow with a massive(4") white head that recedes to a ring leaving some lace. Decent
S: Light wheat aroma with lemon and a mild perfume. Decent
T: Really light (watery) with a mild citrus and perfume with a light, dry finish with a hint of floral character
M: Very watery with a ton of carbonation
12-13-2008 21:59:03 | More by DefenCorps
2.98/5 rDev -14.4%
Hazy blonde color (sorry couldn't resist). Thin head doesn't retain well.
Nose is light fruits such as honeydew melon.
Palate is sweet n sour with some tartness on the finish. Very light beer, but I'm suspicious of the sweet n sour element.
I'm growing very tired of sampling Nimbus beers due to their mediocrity. They have a few notable ones but the rest aren't worth finishing the glass.
09-19-2007 04:08:03 | More by yemenmocha
3/5 rDev -13.8%
Bottle from Park Lane Liquor in Lancaster, CA. The beer is a mostly clear orange-gold color with a medium thin and fluffy bone white head that dissipates steadily. Spotty lacing on the glass. Light floral hops and earthy malt in the nose. Light-bodied with a clean mouthfeel. Light hops, yeast and malt flavors. The finish is mildly spiced with a short and hoppy aftertaste. Overall the beer is a little below average, it simply doesn't pack much punch.
03-14-2008 20:27:02 | More by Dogbrick
3.05/5 rDev -12.4%
Slightly hazy, golden color. Medium sized white head.
Sweet aroma. Honey & caramel. Herbal & flowery.
Taste followed aroma, and was more sweet than bitter. Seemed to be caramel, albeit pretty mild. A bit of lemon flavor. Pretty simplistic.
Light in body. Medium carbonation. Very refreshing.
OK, quite thirst quenching. Nothing special, though.
05-01-2007 14:25:45 | More by
3.05/5 rDev -12.4%
This beer was an extra in a recent trade, but for the life of me I can't remember who tossed it in. In any case, this is a pretty average beer, but at least I drank it during a heat wave, so it really hit the spot. Pours a hazy golden with almost no head. Smells of light dusty grain with a hint of grainy sourness. The taste is similar- cold and wet, with some slight grainy sourness and clean grain finish. Some more body than some of these types of beer have, and pretty drinkable, if somewhat uninteresting.
06-19-2008 20:16:36 | More by Georgiabeer
3.05/5 rDev -12.4%
Beer has a nice, rich golden color to it. Smells very light and drinkable. Taste was rather bland, not much happening for me on this one, but not horrible. Hardly any aftertaste, this could be a good thing or a bad thing depending on the person. Very drinkable, goes down smooth. If there was more to taste I would have given this a higher rating, but overall a decent beer.
12-24-2006 02:28:23 | More by aforwark
3.08/5 rDev -11.5%
Served on-tap, the head was only about one finger with decent retention, color is a light gold with superb clarity and good active carbonation. Smell is very faint. Only slight bready malt aroma present. Taste is mild, light malt with a bit of citrus/lemon flavor and a slight nuttiness in the finish. Low, low bitterness. Very crisp, light body, carbonation is nice. This beer is very lager-like and sadly, macro-tasting. Not much flavor overall, but it is refreshing and I could see drinking it again on a hot day maybe...
02-20-2006 04:12:23 | More by bennetj17
Nimbus Dirty Güera (Blonde) Ale from Nimbus Brewing Company
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