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Isabella Blonde - Kern River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 03-01-2007)
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Ratings: 95 | Reviews: 31 | Display Reviews Only:
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

08-01-2013 04:39:25 | More by aquazr1
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tpauer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-13-2013 22:38:06 | More by tpauer
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MastaShonuf

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

06-30-2013 10:28:49 | More by MastaShonuf
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dwagner003

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-22-2013 01:41:14 | More by dwagner003
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-17-2013 01:41:43 | More by brotherloco
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-23-2013 16:49:44 | More by MinorThreat
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RaulMondesi

California

3.59/5  rDev -3%

Raul indulged on some of this bro lager because the homie next to him ordered it. Now, obvi Blondes aren't Raul's thang (hoodrats too - Raul just doesn't dig em!) - anyway...

Like Charlize Theron, it's ok for what it is, but Raul wouldn't want to take it home to mama. Decent color, taste is grassy like a Texas knoll... Aite, but never again.

Bye bye!

05-10-2013 02:44:44 | More by RaulMondesi
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Topher78

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-09-2013 16:15:02 | More by Topher78
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev +6.5%

Pour is transparent golden yellow with a tight foamy white head. Nose is solid, fresh grain, faint dough, solid hop presence being fairly grassy with a light spice to it with a touch of lemon. Taste is decent, the grain presence is a bit lighter, flavors are slightly muted and less integrated. Hops are herbal and grassy, spice is a touch stronger as is the lemon. Finish is highly carbonated with a light lingering bitterness and light body.

05-07-2013 13:33:03 | More by cpetrone84
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cgentzkow

California

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-02-2013 17:18:29 | More by cgentzkow
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3SH33TS

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

04-28-2013 00:01:48 | More by 3SH33TS
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-26-2013 19:24:19 | More by iL0VEbeer
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surfotog

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-25-2013 00:53:13 | More by surfotog
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RashyGrillCook

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

04-15-2013 01:29:08 | More by RashyGrillCook
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LiverBelly

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

04-12-2013 20:23:36 | More by LiverBelly
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-02-2013 08:58:33 | More by AlexChillton
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BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-30-2013 08:22:34 | More by BAsbill
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imperiallibations

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-27-2013 07:00:42 | More by imperiallibations
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.81/5  rDev +3%

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and some grassy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with malty and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a nice hoppy presence in the smell and taste.

03-13-2013 03:05:55 | More by UCLABrewN84
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-07-2013 07:35:44 | More by GRG1313
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-05-2013 14:49:44 | More by mhaugo
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lokieman

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-28-2013 01:53:43 | More by lokieman
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bpasquini

California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-27-2013 00:35:00 | More by bpasquini
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DoubleJ

California

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%

Finally seeing some Kern River after an extended abscence. 22 ounce bottle here, and it's on to the beer:

Just as the name suggests, this is a darker blonde colored beer that flirts with goldenrod. The head retention is good, and splashes of lace ring around the glass. Earthy, biscuity, slightly hopped, and dry is the nose, providing good aromic power. Simple and refreshing to taste; a tiny bit of earth, modest biscuit note, a kiss of grassy hops, slightly metallic, balanced between the flavors. With a light and refreshing crisp body, this is one very easy drinking beer.

Isabella Blonde can stick its head over many of the blonde ales being produced by not only being refreshing, but also having some taste as well. Ideal as a starter, fishing at Lake Isabella, or just looking for that moment of refreshment.

02-18-2013 06:48:49 | More by DoubleJ
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-17-2013 18:02:44 | More by Texasfan549
Isabella Blonde from Kern River Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.