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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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Eastside151

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

04-14-2013 01:37:21 | More by Eastside151
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Todd

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

04-05-2013 19:26:25 | More by Todd
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Skryber

Indiana

4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-02-2013 19:40:09 | More by Skryber
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dwagner003

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-27-2013 15:35:32 | More by dwagner003
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a nicely made American Blonde. It has a clear dark yellow (but still yellow) color and not much head (it's maybe slightly too cold).

The aroma is floral hoppy, and not too subtle. The taste is really nicely balanced. There are equal parts of all elements. It's not too anything - sweet, bitter, etc. Even though, it makes a nice statement. It finishes much boozier than it should.

I have a couple others from this brewery to try this weekend so I look forward to those after this good experience.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 16:34:54 | More by schoolboy
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-21-2013 21:49:19 | More by nmann08
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

02-12-2013 04:40:56 | More by BugTownPub
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Victor

California

4/5  rDev +15.6%

02-10-2013 04:45:56 | More by Victor
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BklynTerp

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-27-2013 18:57:44 | More by BklynTerp
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-21-2013 22:47:52 | More by RoryOMoore
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.6%

01-05-2013 21:20:15 | More by AndrewMichael
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 22:04:53 | More by DrDemento456
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

11-04-2012 03:46:33 | More by t0rin0
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brbrocc

New York

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-26-2012 23:20:26 | More by brbrocc
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thlayli87

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-21-2012 15:09:32 | More by thlayli87
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frozenjogurt

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-01-2012 06:06:36 | More by frozenjogurt
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-20-2012 11:46:11 | More by SocalKicks
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

09-18-2012 22:35:55 | More by Molson2000
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BellyBrew

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-02-2012 22:55:47 | More by BellyBrew
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duceswild

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

08-29-2012 01:48:03 | More by duceswild
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Nerudamann

Oregon

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2012 03:48:31 | More by Nerudamann
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AlexM

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-21-2012 03:29:12 | More by AlexM
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jburchett

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-20-2012 23:34:27 | More by jburchett
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.6%

07-16-2012 02:13:49 | More by brutalist
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 23:27:48 | More by Cylinsier
Mission Blonde from Mission Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.