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Dirty Blonde Ale - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

347 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 18.15%
Wants: 4
Gots: 36 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

BeerBeast, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

Fruity malty nose, some spice, orange
Hazy gold, 2” off white head dissipates to a film
Palate: a mixed bag blend of Kolsch and Belgian Wit that gets confusing. Has the orange and coriander but not the yeast character of the Wit, has a hint of Kolsch yeast, and enough wheat to evoke an American wheat ale but the result does too little with too much.
Medium to a little above on the carbonation, medium body.

pat61, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

EricTKole, Sep 16, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +17.8%

lccrunchy, Sep 09, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -3.2%

PhilMiller, Sep 07, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev +3.2%

WKyle, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

NOLANDMAN, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +27.4%

Hoppehoppe, Aug 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 28, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev +0.6%

winters49441, Aug 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

malfunxion, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Bottle opened on 6.13.14

HuskyinPDX, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Sheehan50, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

SkotOgden, Aug 07, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

stooge, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

DrDominator, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

michiganbeer_man, Aug 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Felly2G1, Aug 05, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Darkmagus82, Aug 05, 2014
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ilikebeer03, Aug 03, 2014
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RblWthACoz, Aug 02, 2014
Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.