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Dirty Blonde Ale - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

311 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 18.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: montageman on 05-31-2008)
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3/5  rDev -4.2%

Bottle opened on 6.13.14

08-15-2014 04:53:59 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Sheehan50

Ohio

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-12-2014 18:32:52 | More by Sheehan50
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SkotOgden


3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

08-07-2014 22:18:30 | More by SkotOgden
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stooge

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

08-07-2014 05:19:44 | More by stooge
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DrDominator

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

08-07-2014 01:22:27 | More by DrDominator
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michiganbeer_man


3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-06-2014 03:56:03 | More by michiganbeer_man
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Felly2G1

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-05-2014 01:46:59 | More by Felly2G1
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.43/5  rDev +9.6%

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a lightly hazed golden-yellow color with a tiny white fizzy head. The head fades quite fast leaving only a light level of foam on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma is heaviest of a lightly toasted wheat smell mixed with a little bit of orange and lemon. Some more yeasty and grassy aromas are there as well and are mixed with the aforementioned as well as a small amount of a floral aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a light wheaty and slightly cracker flavor with some orange sweetness. A yeasty flavor develops later on in the taste all while the orange flavor dwindles with it being replaced by a little bit of lemon and grapefruit. Some grainy flavors as well as a bit of a grassy hop come to the tongue at the very end, leaving a rather crisp and light wheat flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is very light in nature with a crisp feel and a higher carbonation. For the mix of wheat and citrus as well as the lighter abv. of the brew, the thin body and high carbonation are rather appropriate for make for a nice crisp and refreshing brew.

Overall – Not a flavor powerhouse, but a good sessionable drinker on a nice warm summer day. An alright brew overall.

08-05-2014 00:21:56 | More by Darkmagus82
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

08-04-2014 17:45:46 | More by Artjsantos
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MurrayMumbles


3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

08-04-2014 15:54:46 | More by MurrayMumbles
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chuntlee

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-03-2014 23:29:27 | More by chuntlee
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HopUpTriad

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +27.8%

08-03-2014 21:21:01 | More by HopUpTriad
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

08-03-2014 01:02:38 | More by ilikebeer03
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-02-2014 19:52:38 | More by RblWthACoz
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-01-2014 18:49:56 | More by MaxPowers
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jmrybak


3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-29-2014 05:04:28 | More by jmrybak
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drchaseums

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

07-28-2014 22:34:07 | More by drchaseums
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styleisking

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-28-2014 14:34:08 | More by styleisking
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Joshua-C-Doe


5/5  rDev +59.7%

07-28-2014 02:49:50 | More by Joshua-C-Doe
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MJCASRoma


4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

07-27-2014 17:09:30 | More by MJCASRoma
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Gear54

Indiana

3.49/5  rDev +11.5%

From a bottle to a pilsner glass.

A: light gold very transparent. Light wispy head and no lace

S: strong citrus aroma to this one like oranges and grapefruit

T: not as flavorful as the smell might indicate. Still picking up citrus notes but it's mild enough that it's hard to pick out which fruit.

M: light mouthfeel, very easy to drink.

O: A sold beer if you have been working outside all day and need a refreshing brew. Of you looking for a flavor bomb try something else.

07-26-2014 00:52:20 | More by Gear54
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GabooL457

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-22-2014 23:09:16 | More by GabooL457
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Hrodebert

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

07-21-2014 06:30:08 | More by Hrodebert
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Badger6

Virginia

3.04/5  rDev -2.9%

12oz bottle into as pint glass.

Not sure what happened here. I guess it's called 'dirty' because it has a cloudy appearance, and muddled aroma and taste. Smells like a wheat beer, with hints of some spiciness, nothing special though. But the flavor...let's just agree that it's got all the stuff you'd expect and some more. Feels weak and watery, medium body, some carbonation. I am not impressed. I've had other Atwater offerings, and this is by far the worst I've had, and does not represent the overall quality you should expect.

Sorry guys, it just wasn't good.

07-20-2014 23:23:42 | More by Badger6
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GreenEggsHam1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-20-2014 18:57:39 | More by GreenEggsHam1
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Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.