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Mission Blonde - Mission Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

142 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.61%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | 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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Fabiand

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-05-2014 02:03:15 | More by Fabiand
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Lare453

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-03-2014 02:44:22 | More by Lare453
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mpenske

California

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-30-2014 02:48:51 | More by mpenske
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

01-15-2014 05:01:05 | More by mattmarka1
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KevT

California

2/5  rDev -42.2%

01-14-2014 20:52:53 | More by KevT
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-05-2014 02:47:55 | More by mmulebarn
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear, pale gold with a minimal white mousse that leaves very little lacing.

S: Malty aromas of crackers, cream, biscuits, and honey are balanced by fine herb, lemon, and straw aromas.

T: Notes of lemons, herbs, straw, grass, grain, minerals, cream, honey, crackers, and biscuits flit across the palate. The finish is very clipped and dry with mineral, honey, lemon, and cracker notes.

M: Predictably light in body with a decidedly dry character. Carbonation is crisp and firm. Super drinkable on a hot day.

O: Very solid blonde ale. If there were just a bit more complexity on the nose and in the mouth, it would be an outstanding example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 17:41:06 | More by mrfrancis
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

12-18-2013 00:56:05 | More by tallfellapgh
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

12-17-2013 03:22:19 | More by tjsmith910
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FilumDee

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-15-2013 02:57:20 | More by FilumDee
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

11-12-2013 01:28:21 | More by polloenfuego
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-05-2013 02:58:25 | More by aquazr1
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MoorBeerPlz

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-19-2013 22:12:09 | More by MoorBeerPlz
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-06-2013 18:12:44 | More by Bieniek30
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anon

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

09-09-2013 22:41:05 | More by anon
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

An easy pour gives a finger of white head over a straw colored body. The body is murky with a little bit of solute seen floating around near the bottom.

I smell malt with a hint of grape. This transitions into a gardeny hop aroma with a hint of spice fleshing it out.

The body has a clean taste. Grainy malt mixes with a bitter gardeny hop very well. Hint of grape peel and spice completes it.

This beer is medium to light bodied. It doesn't leave any residue but is rather dry on the finish. It will dry your tongue out to a point where it almost feels as though its leaving something behind.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 17:00:44 | More by CFHMagnet
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a stange.

3.0 A: Lightly hazed medium yellow color. About one finger of frothy white head. Retention is below average and just a wisp of lacing is left.

4.0 S: This smells pretty damn good. Clean, grainy maltiness. Grassy hoppiness with light floral and earthy notes. Simple, yet elegant like the style is supposed to be.

4.0 T: Like the nose, simple and wonderful. Grainy malts with just enough neutral malt sweetness. Grassy hops foremost and floral and earthy undertones. Super clean.

4.5 M: Medium body, which is the perfect amount for this. Good moderate carbonation. Good creaminess and supremely smooth.

4.5 D: This beer is damn drinkable. It's tasty and refreshing. No problems at all. Simply great.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 02:48:59 | More by DavoleBomb
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.48/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky light orange with a foamy tan head that fades to nothing. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and grassy aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, fruit, and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate that lingers long after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 01:12:39 | More by UCLABrewN84
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PsychicBubblegum

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-30-2013 00:26:10 | More by PsychicBubblegum
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-28-2013 22:00:45 | More by GraduatedCashew
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drunkheathen

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

08-22-2013 22:31:34 | More by drunkheathen
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ArrogantB

Colorado

2.83/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

On draft at Hops and Pie, $6 pint. This was listed as a kolsch on the menu. Aroma was slightly fruity, I guess it could be a kolsch. Flavor lacked the crispness I would expect and also had a sort of dirty quality that may have been the malts. I didn't much care for this and I'm not sure how close this hews to the style.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2013 00:28:39 | More by ArrogantB
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

08-12-2013 06:17:44 | More by crbnfbr
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jryanj927

Maryland

3/5  rDev -13.3%

08-11-2013 04:05:15 | More by jryanj927
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ac22rush

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-08-2013 01:11:42 | More by ac22rush
Mission Blonde from Mission Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.