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Belgian Blonde - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Belgian Blonde
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 4.84%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: botham on 08-23-2008)
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botham

New York

3.35/5  rDev -4.6%

on tap into a tulip glass at the Clybourn Brewpub in Chicago. pours a light yellowish color with orange tints and a half finger of white head that has weak retention. no lacings.

aroma is of light pale malts with a citrus base and notes of mild yeast. similar to a hefeweizen in profile.

taste is of citrusy hops with wheat malt, along with a subtle spiced quality in the background. finishes with citrus and residual subtle spice, all with a lingering citrusy hops aftertaste.

mouthfeel is light and tart in texture, with a light body and soft CO2 upon finishing. a light sweetness and lingering slickness define the mouthfeel after finishing.

drinkability is decent. this is basically a hefeweizen with a bit more on the yeast side of the profile. though it is called a 'belgian', there is not much here to back up the claim.

08-23-2008 23:13:41 | More by botham
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +4.8%

(Served in a tulip glass)

A- This beer has a glowing yellow hazy body with a big carbonation that sticks to the glass and a spongy lacy meniscus of snow white on top.

S- The tart soapy smell of bright lemons has a hint of bubblegum in the background and a wheat bread note that increases as the beer warms.

T- The taste of green hops is soon overpowered by grapefruit juice. There is a club soda and salty note followed by a bitterness of green hops in the finish. There is a note of dried leaves in the background.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a creamy texture in the finish.

D- This beer has some complexity and a big grapefruit flavor with an overall dry flavor. Nice but not that interesting.

07-06-2007 02:11:32 | More by rhoadsrage
Belgian Blonde from Goose Island Beer Co.
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