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Arbor Brewing Bollywood Blonde - Arbor Brewing Company

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Arbor Brewing Bollywood Blonde
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BA SCORE
78
okay

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gorgeous copper-orange ale with a rich, enticing aroma of oranges and lemongrass. Crisp and refreshing on the palate. A perfect blend of malt, spice, and sweet and zesty hints of citrus.

(Beer added by: SportsandJorts on 02-26-2013)
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FeelinitNow

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a glass..

A: Copper Orange, Hazy cause the beer is unfiltered. Not a minus ;-)

S: Lemon, Bitter Orange, Tangy, Not too much beyond that.

T: Lemony, Malty, Bitter Hoppiness lingering on the finish

M: Light carbonation very natural tasting.

O: I like this beer as it's a pale ale with belgian yeast so it's like a belgian wheat beer except it's a pale ale. Nice hybrid and nice for something different.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 19:41:41 | More by FeelinitNow
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BBlov


3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

07-28-2014 18:39:27 | More by BBlov
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deakin

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-28-2014 00:43:59 | More by deakin
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DrBobPierce

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-14-2014 02:51:32 | More by DrBobPierce
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buddha5050

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-06-2014 03:51:40 | More by buddha5050
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Markus98

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-01-2014 21:21:09 | More by Markus98
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todesengel135

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

05-30-2014 18:44:07 | More by todesengel135
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Doublicious

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18.7%

05-10-2014 21:05:14 | More by Doublicious
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Brenden

Ohio

3.29/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Disclaimer: it should be noted that this beer is, in fact, a Blonde ale, being completely miscategorized by whoever added it. Also, according to the brewer, it's 5.8%.

Not exactly "blonde" by anyone's standards, this beer is more of a thickly clouded brown-orange. It's too muddy to have any brightness to it, either. The head starts off looking like it could be something, but ultimately is little more than some wispy foam on top with bubbling at the edges. It leaves very little lacing in any form, but I suppose it's recognizable as a beer.
The nose is very dusty and really accentuates a strong earthiness, though lots of lemon zest and a bit of orange peel also comes out. There's a floral note there throughout, showing that it's lightly hopped. A bit of a spicy bite also tickles the nostrils.
The dustiness comes through immediately and all the way through. Lemon is also there, though less strongly, while it's much, much fruitier than in the aroma. The orange seems to have come out over it. The floral hops also make there way out, but turn somewhat vegetal at the end.
It's not especially light-bodied, has a certain dryness to it, and carries some spritz on the tongue that dies off in the middle.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 19:35:05 | More by Brenden
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mpenning13

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -48.1%

04-18-2014 01:17:43 | More by mpenning13
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clager

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

04-04-2014 00:24:15 | More by clager
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little_star

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-01-2014 00:21:02 | More by little_star
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-28-2014 20:05:08 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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Rons35

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -48.1%

03-08-2014 00:54:33 | More by Rons35
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

02-22-2014 15:19:32 | More by brutusmuktuk
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leadahmer

Michigan

2/5  rDev -40.7%

12-11-2013 02:55:02 | More by leadahmer
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2013 14:28:20 | More by JohnnieNepal
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

11-19-2013 06:06:12 | More by Morakaton
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maviola

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-17-2013 23:48:29 | More by maviola
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Benny3000

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

10-23-2013 19:55:16 | More by Benny3000
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twkirkby

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

10-05-2013 22:11:16 | More by twkirkby
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-29-2013 13:44:23 | More by tommy5
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gopens44

Virginia

3.2/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Caramel colored creation with all but a thinnest bit o' fizzy head. Nose carries that sweet banana bit of Belgian yeast but little else. Taste pops out with a little tartness but not a ton of any other predominant Belgian characteristic. Finally, the finish is really thin. Decent, but doesn't stand up to other BPA's.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 21:19:12 | More by gopens44
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yossarian

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-14-2013 23:32:20 | More by yossarian
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Kevin55

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

07-29-2013 03:13:07 | More by Kevin55
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Arbor Brewing Bollywood Blonde from Arbor Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.