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Best Blonde Ale - Roy Pitz Brewing Company

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81
good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roy Pitz Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pvsob on 02-22-2009)
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

11-12-2012 03:04:40 | More by TheBigBoy
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Well its much deeper "blonde" than one would expect a deep shade of orange brown with hardly any head.
S - Getting better a distinct smell of lemon zest and flesh with some grains and malts. A bit sweet really.
T - Well it went down pretty smooth the lemon was interesting but wasn't a lemonade like sourness more of a subdued sugary lemon. Mild grains, little hops and mostly sweet malts.
M - Light bodied and easy to quaff.

Overall a simple blonde and easy tick for only $1.75 for the single. Would not get it again though since I wasn't overly impressed.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 04:16:15 | More by DrDemento456
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Jason13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

06-21-2014 22:26:54 | More by Jason13
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-17-2014 20:58:44 | More by JayKay412
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-28-2014 02:24:08 | More by Bdel34
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-17-2014 01:43:46 | More by Boggdogg
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-10-2014 16:46:00 | More by ShepardCommander
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

01-19-2014 03:58:30 | More by Lehighace06
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-20-2013 18:51:37 | More by JMohl3
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seanchai

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-21-2013 08:57:27 | More by seanchai
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-18-2013 19:48:40 | More by mportnoy
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

As seems typical with kölsch produced in the U.S., it's heavy and thick. Grain bill seems high. And the lemon does bring some tang. Feel has a pretty full carbonation to it. It's not really something that fits to style. And it's little more than just another beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 03:00:47 | More by RblWthACoz
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a stange glass.

A very shampoo like and fleeting white head about three fingers tall is made, settling to a soapy collar that after about 5 minutes disappears nearly completely. Body is filled with lots of cola carbonation. but then settles to pinhead rising carbonation to match with many slow rising bubbles through a clear and nearly crystal brassy yellow golden body.

Nose is a hint of fruity ester but there's a faint noticeable tinge of fussel like alcohol here also. Sense of crisp malt possibly coming.

Palate doesn't seem to hold up on first sip. Body comes off quite watery, with a slight grainy finish. Muted crispness and bready malts hint slightly but fall off on the swallow. Slightly grassy and muted finish with a good amount sticky yeast quality as well. Kind of has a bit of macro tasting sensations to it also.

This is alright for drinking but as far as Kölsch goes there's much better out there. Still life could be worse I suppose and there's no harm no foul here.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 22:56:03 | More by smakawhat
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-06-2013 18:55:07 | More by ZEB89
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-24-2013 12:19:48 | More by jbaker67
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

02-04-2013 18:37:00 | More by Budinetz
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bradwalrus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

11-25-2012 03:03:56 | More by bradwalrus
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-21-2012 04:27:58 | More by THECPJ
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FosterJM

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1529th Review on BA
Bottle to Goblet
12oz

No bottle date
Thanks to TroyG2352 for this one

App- I wasn't expecting the coloring on this one. More like a small IPA mixed with a tripel per se. It was very hazy and golden with orange streaks. A small 1/4" head was there and then left. Didnt see any lace or cling either. It was a bit dense as well. Wasnt one of those hazy see through beers. Bit more dense.

Smell- The nose on this was pretty straight foward. Had a nice citrus tinge with some underwhelming malts. I am not sure if this is like all Kolsch's. Havent had that many. Its only 4% but had a weird booze note behind it.

Taste- I really wasnt expecting these flavors. It really was an interesting beer as I put on Untappd. The citrus was more like a small IPA and the malt combo was similar to a wheatwine. Had that flavor combo without the bite. I will say I think it was better than average but am still scratching my head as to what it is.

Mouth- It was more of a lighter medium body and drank bigger than the ABV would indicate. The carbonation was a bit prickly and smooth at the same time with the malt bill filling in some nice gaps. The residual flavors are of citrus and a tinge I cant place.

Drink- It's a pretty tasty beer. A bit unique and can't put my finger on what it is actually. I cant tell if its a profile I havent had or just cant place the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 14:42:16 | More by FosterJM
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

06-30-2012 05:12:28 | More by KC9LDB
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-26-2012 02:16:31 | More by fiedler84
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Golden yellow in color with a deep haze. Poured with a fizzy white foam that slowly reduced to a wispy cap. Bready malt and light floral aromas with light fruity, sweetness beneath. Medium bodied with assertive but not not overly-aggressive carbonation. Bready malt and floral hop flavors from beginning to end with a fruity sweetness beneath. Floral hop character bites toward the dry finish. Finishes with a sweet bready and floral aftertaste.

Serving type: on-tap

05-01-2012 17:45:50 | More by IronLover
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-20-2012 13:59:59 | More by yergermeister
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tomgossert

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

03-04-2012 03:43:43 | More by tomgossert
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-29-2011 15:06:05 | More by jculler82
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Best Blonde Ale from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
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