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Dirty Blonde Ale - Atwater Brewery

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283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.03%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | 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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dswion

Michigan

5/5  rDev +61.3%

10-26-2012 14:38:55 | More by dswion
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +61.3%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

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Michigan

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4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +45.2%

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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +37.1%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +37.1%

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americanbeerbuzz

New York

4.13/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured into a "weizzen" style glass, though this beer is an American Wheat, but the glass fits the style all the same.

Pours a two finger head and retains a nice luster. Color is exactly what I want to see from this style of beer. Hazy, cloudy and sort of deep lemon yellow.

It has a nice mouthfeel, an orange coriander flavor that is long lasting, about halfway into the beer i'm feeling like I will drink another after I gulp the rest of this down.

Cheers!

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2010 23:34:21 | More by americanbeerbuzz
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Risser09

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pilsner - fridge - 2009

Appearance: Pours a golden yellow color with lots of freely flowing carbonation. A 1.5" white head builds and shows great retention. No lace remains behind.

Smell: Wheat, coriander, fresh flowers, and not very much beyond that. No noticeable hop aromas.

Taste: Sweet orange and coriander bring about a subtle spiciness. A sweet initial wheat flavor turns into a buttery, creamy wheat malt flavor. it's enjoyable how the beer plays out from start to finish. It definitely lives up to the name Dirty Blonde where it starts out light and fresh then turns so buttery.

Mouthfeel: Sweet, fresh, but also creamy in the finish. Plenty of carbonation with no alcohol burn at all. Wheat finish.

Drinkability: A great session beer. Not a mind-blowing beer, but it sure is smooth, tasty and easily approachable. A sizer would go down easily. Worth seeking and trying.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2009 11:59:13 | More by Risser09
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Pennsylvania

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +29%

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mzeld

Michigan

4/5  rDev +29%

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New York

4/5  rDev +29%

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sweett3k

Michigan

4/5  rDev +29%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer from the D. Pale light yellow with a fizzy head throgh out. Aroma of orange citrus and fanit spice notes. Fresh grain malt summery flavor. It is like a tasty verson of a lager. An easy session beer. A decent drinkable beer to enjoy at a Tigers baseball game.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2011 23:15:49 | More by sweett3k
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +29%

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Michigan

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Illinois

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New Hampshire

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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy yellow with white head that fizzles down to a thin cover.

The smell is of orange, tart lemon, coriander/black pepper, some apricot/peach, with some lightly toasted bready.

The taste is of tart lemon/orange. A malty backbone gives a touch of sweetness with a bready, spicy dry finish.

The body is light. Carbonation is on the border of prickly and effervescent (despite not seeing much bubbles).

The other beers I've had from this brewery have had a tart/sour undertone. Maybe because of the style, it works well here. It's an American Pale Wheat with wit spicing, that works well here. A refreshing summer-time brew!

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2009 03:27:16 | More by jwc215
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Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.