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Blonde Ambition - Great South Bay Brewery

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70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great South Bay Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2010)
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Photo of BMoldy
2.15/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Had on-tap at Porter's in Bellport.

Unimpressive pale gold with good clarity and a thin white head that I'll chalk up to the bartender. Decent lacing. Big buttered popcorn smell with faint toasted malt behind. The taste is similar but worse, with an oily mouthfeel in the finish. Good carbonation and fine body, but it was hard to focus on it while I was trying to block out the taste.

Big quality control issue (diacetyl?) with this keg. I'll probably contact the brewery tomorrow, since the general agreement seems to be that this isn't normally a bad beer. A sad way to break into a new brewery though, that's for sure.

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Gmann
3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear honey straw color with a small wispy white head that settles into nothingness.

The aroma is a tad doughy with a grassy/peppery note. Some general fruitiness.

A doughy malt flavor with an almost sugary apriot presence. This beer is oddly sweet. There is a very light grassy hop note, not enough to balance out the sweet profile. The initial flavor was a bit shocking but it blends after a few sips.

The feel is light to moderate with tingly carbonation. The beer has a bit of a weight to it. I would prefer this beer to be more dry.

The first sip was a bit of a surprise but I grew into it. Not quite as refreshing as I would have hoped probably due to the sweetness.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Blonde Ambition from Great South Bay Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.