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Dirty Blonde Ale - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

351 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 4
Gots: 37 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev +27%

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3.04/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Phoodcritic, Nov 19, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev +5.4%

therise431, Nov 19, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev +9.5%

Appearance - 4/5
Pours a hazy orange yellow. One finger of head. Can see a slightly less than average amount of carbonation rising through the beer.

Smell - 3.5/5
Smells of orange and coriander. There is a slight breadiness as well.

Taste - 3.125/5
Tastes pretty much like the smell although there is a slight metallic flavor as well and there is also a strong metallic aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - 3.5/5
In between light and medium bodied. Carbonation is fairly light. Beer is pretty smooth.

Overall - 3.5/5
This was an okay beer. Nothing special but not terrible.

Weighting: Appearance 15%, Smell 15%, Taste 35%, Mouthfeel 15%, Overall 20%

mchegash, Nov 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a generic blonde that tastes pretty good on the whole, and satisfies just fine when youve already been drinking all day, but probably cant hold its own against even the upper middle class of craft brewed blonde ales. its thicker, heavier, but that has its merit too. i like its uplifted carbonation and its thin sweetness. medium tinny middle though, and an old semi-stale hop complexion thats underdone and missing something. still, its refreshing in the right context, not as good as others from these guys, but a decent brew. i always find it a little weird when a brewery can rock out a barrel aged imperial brew, but cant dial in a real basic thing like this one, it almost seems lazy or complacent rather than incompetent, and maybe thats a greater offense...

StonedTrippin, Oct 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.