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Oval Beach Blonde Ale - Saugatuck Brewing Company

Oval Beach Blonde AleOval Beach Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
78
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81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.29%


Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 02-27-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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GR_Rick

Michigan

3/5  rDev -10.7%

07-25-2012 02:49:25 | More by GR_Rick
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3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nothing to run home about in this beer. Was told it was bitter but was disappointed in said bitterness.

Look is clear, average, watery.

Smells of a typical cheap lager.

Taste is full for a moment of wheat and barley but quickly goes to a dull taste.

Overall it is barely a step up of a regular macro lager in my opinion.

Serving type: on-tap

02-22-2014 23:45:09 | More by importedfromdet
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deadchef

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3.18/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

poured from a bottle into a pint glass...

a: two finger bright white head. quickly dissipates. crystal clear light straw color.

s: bready, light toast. fresh pale malt. spicy yeast character. very light hop notes.

t: light caramel, pale malt. grainy. light earthy hop taste. short spiciness.

m: medium carbonation. more body from a lighter style than i was expecting. hop bitterness lightly lingers.

o: not an overly exciting beer. i wouldn't turn it down but i certainly wouldn't seek this one out.

Serving type: can

02-13-2014 02:30:06 | More by deadchef
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2.25/5  rDev -33%

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3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Got this one in a mixed sixer for a Christmas gift

A- hazy gold yellow with moderate carbonation and little to no lacing. Appears pretty mediocre.
S- It honestly smells like an adjunct lager. Has a metallic smell with traces of corn and a hint of orange zest. Nothing worth remembering
T/M- Has a sweet light malt body with a hint of orange zest barely coming through. A corn like adjunct flavor is present. The mouthfeel is light in the body ending with a sweet, dry ending.

Overall- This is my second time having this beer. The first time I had it on tap it was awful, this time I found it much more enjoyable. Don't get me wrong it is a very mediocre beer that does little to make me want to seek it out. However, it is surprisingly drinkable and would make a descent summer/lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

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Straight up golden yellow with a big old white foamy head that fizzes away pretty quick. nose is pretty malty but the same malt character gives way to some bitterness. I'm a little surprised that this beer has as much body as it does. Fairly decent finish for a good yet utilitarian beer.

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Oval Beach Blonde Ale from Saugatuck Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.