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This Season's Blonde - Aspen Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 7.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Aspen Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2011)
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Reviews by StonedTrippin:
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.15/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

arguably the best straightforward blond beer I have ever had, and let me tell you why. this is a cold weather blonde beer, a juxtaposition as striking as the black can to this pale yellow liquid, clear as a sunny day under a few heady clouds. the full body and aggressive fresh german pils type malts really stand out to me, above balance, this is decidedly malty. I love how much heft this has, girthy and robust, so fantastic. I could drink this to warm up, more like a winter blonde than a summer one, not the slightest bit boring, and not one bit dull. six of these wouldn't even bore me, maybe the first time I can say that in this genre. its clean finishing, but it leaves a lasting impression. I could drink this fireside. the medium to full body makes it, I cant wait to get more and put my theory to the test. as soon as its on shelves I will be hammering a sixer. I will keep you posted BA.

Serving type: can

10-30-2013 00:14:47 | More by StonedTrippin
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Pours a nice pale, straw-yellow body with a fluffy, sticky, white head; lots of clinging lace and foam. Light grain aroma; a bit of dry grass; a touch of fruitiness. Warm biscuit and mild cereal flavors; crisp sweetness; gentle hop bitterness towards the finish. Medium bodied; crisp and dry.

A very delicious blonde ale that easily reminds you of a good German kölsch. There are many similarities: gentle malt backbone; soft and smooth on the palate; well-balanced yet unobtrusive hop, easy going hop bitterness. My only issue was the aroma was very subdued and hard to pick up on, but every other aspect shines, especially the flavor. Nicely done, easy drinking and definitely worth a return visit.

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Had this on tap at the brewery and then brought back a six-pack to spread throughout the country. Saved a couple for myself. 12 oz can poured into Dry Dock pilsner glass. Not much off white head. Body is mostly cloudy and a nice dark wheat color. Aroma is fresh and sweet. Caramel, wheat, and a little nutmeg. On the tongue there is some banana and a little hoppy finish. Also getting some wheat and clove. Mouth is medium body and slightly above average carbonation.

Overall a very refreshing session beer that I would enjoy anytime (especially in the summer). Unfortunately the distrobution doesn't get this much out of Aspen.

Serving type: can

11-20-2012 19:45:01 | More by RuckusDu
This Season's Blonde from Aspen Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.