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Mission Blonde - Mission Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

151 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | 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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rawfish

California

3.89/5  rDev +12.1%

Pours clear gold with a mild chill haze. Small cap of white foam fades in seconds but manages to leave behind a couple of rings of loosely formed lacing.

Cracker and biscuity malt with tight graininess and honey sweetness. Balancing noble hops provide grass, hay and a bright lemon verbena and doughy yeast to finish.

Grainy taste is very tightly crafted with largely balancing biscuits and sweet rolls with honey. Balancing noble hops are grassy, brightly herbal and finishes with a clean mineral character.

Light and sessionable body with some bright carbonation. Clean taste begets a drying finish with scrubbing mineral quality.

Pretty much as clean and well constructed as a blonde ale is going to get, the honey and biscuit malt gets to be a bit much as it warms. Clean mineral finish and light airy hops are just about perfect. Rating to style, this one gets a high grade.

04-28-2014 01:15:39 | More by rawfish
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terpinsd

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-27-2014 17:50:23 | More by terpinsd
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-17-2014 01:54:08 | More by jheezee
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EdTheEdge

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-13-2014 19:07:11 | More by EdTheEdge
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-31-2014 12:06:47 | More by Smarty_Pints
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-22-2014 03:01:52 | More by bumchilly25
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brycevolk

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-21-2014 20:52:08 | More by brycevolk
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spencerg293

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-26-2014 20:14:26 | More by spencerg293
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khargro2

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

02-25-2014 02:37:22 | More by khargro2
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Fabiand

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.5%

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

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.5%

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

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

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

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -28%

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

California

2/5  rDev -42.4%

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

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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

Kentucky

3.71/5  rDev +6.9%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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

New York

3/5  rDev -13.5%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Ohio

3.76/5  rDev +8.4%

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.

09-08-2013 17:00:44 | More by CFHMagnet
Mission Blonde from Mission Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.