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Blondage Pale Ale - Redhook Ale Brewery

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Blondage Pale AleBlondage Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

48 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hopmodium on 03-09-2013)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a semi-cloudy golden, with nice white head. Lace is loopy and attractive.

Nose is floral and citrus hoppy, with a touch of sweet malts. Pleasant.

Taste is nice hoppy grapefruit and plenty of citrus with a dry bitterness at the finish. A solid, hopped-up wheat beer that's a pleasure to drink. Would easily enjoy more of these.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beer was quite memorable in taste, no notes, hopefully somebody else has tried this gem. I was not expecting this beer to be so tasty but it was despite the name making it seem like a Blonde Ale. True APA, crisp and clean, perhaps a Session in the making. Would suggest but nobody I have talked to has heard of it so I do not know if they still brew it. Tried it in April 2012.

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12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date December 05, 2013 printed on the label. Thanks to the local Binny's for selling me old beer. Acquired as part of a mixed six pack. Bottle lists a 5.60% abv.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a cloudy lemon orange colored body, with one finger of frothy off-white head. Some good sheaths of lacing slowly cascading down the glass. Appears adequately carbonated, with some strong bubbles streaming topside. Lots of very fine sedimentation in the glass. Looks pretty nice for what it is. 4

S - The aroma is fairly light, but pleasant - lots of bready honeyed malts, some herbal / grass / pine, lemongrass, light citrus. Smells pretty good for the style, also. 3.5

T - Taste follows the nose - crisp, bready malt, honey, lemongrass, lemon / orange / pine. The dry-hopping is definitely apparent, and the hops are still pretty fresh / herbal / grassy and dominant to the malt bill. 3.5

M - The feel is crisp, and clean, with a bit of pine resin / sweet malts lingering on the finish. Very nicely done. 4

Overall, a nice pale ale that has held up well. It's been a while since I had something new from Redhook also, and this one was a pleasant surprise. Recommended if it is available to you.

Redhook Blondage Ale -----3.5/5

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Appearance: Pale cloudy gold with an excellent head, good lacing, and plenty of carbonation.

Smell: Floral and citrus hops, caramel.

Taste: Floral and citrus hops, caramel, wheat, and grass.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a bitter hop aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. Entirely drinkable, and much better than I expected from Red Hook. More flavor and more hops than they usually stick into their beers.

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Blondage Pale Ale from Redhook Ale Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.