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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
81
good

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hopmodium on 03-09-2013)
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16%

05-11-2014 10:10:48 | More by djrn2
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-20-2014 21:40:08 | More by Knapp85
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-26-2014 18:51:07 | More by LXIXME
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9%

This is a very easy drinking pale ale...not real assertive but it has some redeeming qualities.

There is a light citrus flavor of overripe oranges....the same impression is evident on the aroma.

Body is light side of medium..

Slightly hazy look but drinks pretty clean...

This would be a nice beer for a BBQ...just enough flavor to keep it interesting but nothing overwhelming. Certainly as far as APA's go this is nothing special but it has its place.

04-12-2014 22:53:16 | More by ZAP
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-04-2014 02:01:48 | More by enelson
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CoryR

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-12-2013 18:55:02 | More by CoryR
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-13-2014 01:24:06 | More by bigbeers84
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +21.3%

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.

03-09-2013 06:19:00 | More by Hopmodium
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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.

04-11-2014 16:34:38 | More by secondtooth
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socon67

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

07-05-2014 00:39:54 | More by socon67
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.84/5  rDev +7.6%

A - Pours crystal clear, light amber in color with a frothy with head that clings to the glass.

S - Earthy hops, dirty citrus, kind of has a dish rag aroma. As it warms a generic hop pellet aroma comes through.

T - Bright citrus hops, oranges and slightly toasted caramel, some pine comes through mid palate, the malt is very delicate and adds a nice backdrop for the citrus/pine hops, notions of honey sweetness come to mind. Finishes with a citrus crisp, dry and clean with a hint of tannins left on the palate.

M - Medium body, perfect carbonation, crisp and dry feel.

This is my favorite Redhook beer so far. Very crisp and clean with a good amount of bright hops.

08-13-2014 01:51:33 | More by StaveHooks
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2GOOFY

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-04-2014 04:31:40 | More by 2GOOFY
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

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

08-27-2014 22:19:29 | More by mfnmbvp
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BucannonXC5

California

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Stone Ruination IPA pint glass
From: VONS in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $15.99 (w/ VONS card) for a variety Redhook/Kona/Widmer 12-pack
Purchased: Feb. 21, 2014
Consumed: Feb. 21, 2014
Misc.: Born on date of Dec. 5, 2013

Poured a golden straw clear color with two fingers of frothy off-white head. Light semi-layered lacing on the sides of the glass. Very good retention on the top of the glass all the way down.

Smelled floral hops, citrus hops, caramel, pine, light orange rind, honey wheat, grass and unknown spices. Very inviting.

Tasted not quite as good as the smell, but decent nonetheless. Got floral hops, caramel, honey, wheat, grass, soapy notes and light pine, all with a bitter aftertaste.

Light body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt, but refreshing finish.

Really enjoyed this pale ale, which I originally thought was a blonde. Would definitely have it again.

02-23-2014 07:33:40 | More by BucannonXC5
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-24-2014 06:07:54 | More by TheBigBoy
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JoelClark

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-03-2014 19:35:38 | More by JoelClark
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9%

07-29-2014 20:11:20 | More by Artjsantos
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Sellen

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9%

07-23-2014 23:18:09 | More by Sellen
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-28-2014 19:22:57 | More by BamfBacon
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TheMarkE

California

3.68/5  rDev +3.1%

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.

05-12-2014 19:37:05 | More by TheMarkE
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allstar255

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-12-2014 01:12:10 | More by allstar255
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Mortarforker

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-16-2014 03:12:53 | More by Mortarforker
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meehandennis

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-28-2014 23:04:39 | More by meehandennis
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -16%

08-19-2014 20:32:11 | More by sneezye
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jbeervt

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-10-2014 13:59:35 | More by jbeervt
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Blondage Pale Ale from Redhook Ale Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.