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Blonde Ash - Grain Brewery

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Blonde Ash
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 4
Avg: 2.83
pDev: 41.7%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 01-24-2009

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 4
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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Brown 500ml bottle containing an English Wheat Beer, a rare beast indeed.

Drank 7 days before its BB Date, I think I should have opened it when it was younger because it disappointed me. It also may be that this isn't a true Kristal and I should have rolled the bottle before opening, to allow everything in the bottle to come out.

Poured into a Franzinkaner Weissbier glass it looked the part. Crystal clear (there was some sediment in the bottom of the bottle though) and Golden Yellow in colour. A thin white head soon became just a wisp and collar, even though bubbles were rising up through the beer, just like a normal German wheat beer.

I love the vanilla and banana esters given off by most Weissbiers, this didn't have those qualities. The only aroma I found was of cereal and grains, even those were weak.

Refreshing enough, but it lacked a true bite and any character worth mentioning.

I had high hopes for this beer, sadly it was thin impersonation and lacked body. As I said at the begining, maybe it is better younger or with the sediment in the glass.

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Blonde Ash from Grain Brewery
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