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Mission Blonde - Mission Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

161 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mission Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

BugTownPub, Feb 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Victor, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

BklynTerp, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

RoryOMoore, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

AndrewMichael, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - A mildly hazy bright yellow with a 1/2 inch of white head.

S - Smell is a twist of lemon, grassy hops, and a bit of malty bread.

T - Kind of clean tasting mostly lemon grass and a touch of bready bite. Mild timid and easy drinking.

M - Light to medium

A very forgettable ale that does bring both flavors of a blond and a klosh but doesn't really make you want to come back for more. OK I guess.

DrDemento456, Nov 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

t0rin0, Nov 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

brbrocc, Oct 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

thlayli87, Oct 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

frozenjogurt, Oct 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

SocalKicks, Sep 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

Molson2000, Sep 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

BellyBrew, Sep 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Nerudamann
3.2/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a stange glass.

Look - golden color, kind of hazy, with about half a finger's worth of frothy off-white colored foam.

Smell - malty overall, but I can't discern much else.

Taste - malty in taste too, and a bit grainy-tasting as well. Not terribly sweet though, but the bitterness is mild too.

Mouthfeel - pretty well balanced overall, not too creamy and not too watery.

Overall - not a bad tasting brew at all, but not terribly intriguing to think about.

Nerudamann, Aug 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

AlexM, Aug 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

jburchett, Jul 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

brutalist, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of Cylinsier
3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light orange gold, thin white head retains pretty well.

Smells of lagery barley malts and some light citrus.

Tastes of mild slightly roasted malts and bready elements.

Medium body with a light carbonation down the throat.

Highly drinkable and tasty if mundane ale, very easily sessionable despite being just at the high end strength-wise for that. Very thirst-quenching. Nothing unique but nothing to complain about either.

Cylinsier, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

IPAchris, Jul 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -71.1%

TeamAlphaDoG, Jun 15, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Brilliant golden flowing carbonation, bright white head, which slowly fades away and leaves speckled lace patterns across the sides of my glass. Light kiss of herbal hops mild citrus note, smooth grainy bread filled blonde ale on the nose. Flavor light easy going, beer doesn't challenge the senses to the extreme but definitely a well executed warm weather beer that would come in handy in the summer on this coast and yearly on the left coast. Even malt balance light herbal hops, biscuit malt clean finish. Simple light bodied ale, with ample carbonation smooth clean finish minimal booze. Overall impressive simplicity quite enjoyable there's nothing wrong with any of the Mission beers I've come across.

WVbeergeek, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of Drinkerofales
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A slightly hazy golden straw liquid is topped with a large dirty white head, which leaves some lacing as it dissipates rather quickly.

Smells of malt, clean, yeast, and a bit of lemony citrus.

Tastes as well of tangy lemon, but a bitter yeasty finish that leaves an undesirable tastes in my mouth.

Feels a bit thin and fizzy, but is easy to drink.

Meh, not a fan. The beer misses on almost every mark, especially, the cleanliness of a blond. The only place where it's true is the smell, and that does not make for a good beer.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Jun 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Rudy, May 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Irrationalist, May 11, 2012
Mission Blonde from Mission Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.