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Horny Toad Blonde - Coop Ale Works

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79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 21.21%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coop Ale Works visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Crisp and clean, Horny Toad is a premium blonde ale with a hint of Noble hop bitterness to balance the two-row and pilsner malt body. This refreshing libation is a great introduction to craft beer and COOP Ale Works.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: bort11 on 05-27-2009)
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Reviews by K9AleingPiss:
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3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The appearance was very nice,bubbling dark golden color and bonde head. A little too much floral odor for me,had to take another look at the can,thought this might be an IPA. Taste was a litte too much hops and bitterness,but no after taste,and does become more balance at the end. Nicely finishes like a good cerveza..quinches your thirt, no need for a drink of water afterwards...

K9AleingPiss, Jan 03, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of RoninBirdman
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

RoninBirdman, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of Mora2000
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a large white head. The aroma is has some nice biscuit malt notes, as well as some grass and a hint of citrus from the hops. The flavor has a lot of the same notes. The grain and biscuit malt notes add some sweetness to the beer. There is a little bit of pepper and some grass and earth notes. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of schoon
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

schoon, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of Jach
4/5  rDev +21.2%

Jach, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of dbossman
3.8/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy, yellow with a solid 1.5 inch head--sudsy with good retention; beautiful lacing

S: Citrus and grassy hops up front (lemons and apples linger); a grainy background--really crisp and fresh aromas

T: Really balanced but actually a pleasant amount of noble hop bitterness; this is incredibly refreshing and crisp and citrusy

F: Medium body and creamy without an abundance of carbonation; a touch thin on the finish

O: This is a solid, refreshing beer; I'm incredibly impressed with this brewery so far

dbossman, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of mattgwillison
1/5  rDev -69.7%

mattgwillison, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of dgrauwiler
1/5  rDev -69.7%

dgrauwiler, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of russpowell
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent honey color with 3 fingers of ivory colored head. Above average lacing & head retention

S: Bready & grainy notes, plus a bit of green apple, some perfumy hops as well

T: Much doughiness, bready sweet malt & a touch of lemony & grassy hops up front. More grassy, grainy & bready notes as this warms, nice pear fruttyness & a touch dryness & lemony hops too. Finishes dry with grainy breadyness, some lemons & a touch of honey suckle & Golden Delicious apple; almost pulled a 4.0

MF: Light/medium bodied with soft carbonation, good balance

Drinks easy. I like this better in the can versus the draft versions I've had; almost seems like a different beer. The draft version struck me as more like a Mexican Lager type deal with some rough notes. This will be in the rotation if I can find it around here...

russpowell, Nov 09, 2010
Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -9.1%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of EagleTalon
4.22/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours from the can into a thick pale head with smooth, even lacing all the way down and a clear golden color (this is one sexy beer). Aroma is a slightly creamy/sweet grainy, malt-oriented scent with some spicy hops poking though. The flavor is a very well-done classic Mex-German style Pils, hold the skunk. Sweet pale malt, with a tangy noble hop balance. Mouthfeel is on the heavy side for the style but very pleasing and the CO2 is just right. Overall, I say this is a winner. I can't wait to return to OK to get more.

EagleTalon, Sep 30, 2011
Photo of Basoos1
2.4/5  rDev -27.3%

Basoos1, Saturday at 02:44 AM
Photo of rwrdb
3/5  rDev -9.1%

rwrdb, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of QuamLaetus
2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

QuamLaetus, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
3/5  rDev -9.1%

jaydoc, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of yamar68
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from pint can to brandy snifter, big thanks to 4balance for this one!

Pours a middle gold without much of a pulse... Fat two fingers of white head, a bit of lacing.

The nose showcases some corn, wet hay, leafy hops, faint pale malts, pretty damn clean. Smells like a nice BBQ beer.

The taste exposes a lot of the same things... mild grains, soft corn, a bit of hops near the end. If this was my local brew it would quickly become a staple summertime beer at my house.

American blonde? Not really... But still a quality hot weather beer from a brewery that I wish had a spot in MN.

yamar68, May 10, 2012
Photo of PhilTLL
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

PhilTLL, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

hopkrid, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Etan
3.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Two ounces poured into a pint glass so I could get a look at it. The rest drank from the can. Sent to me by ThirstyHerf as an extra.

A: Pours a boring light yellow with a decent white head.

S: Mildly fruity grain. Floral, coarse milled cereal.

T: Soft grain and mild vegetal taste. Slightly sweet, like honeysuckle. A bit of dry leafy bitterness from the hops. Crisp, coarse grain in the finish.

M: Soft-bodied, good carbonation, creamy.

O: Nothing to write home about, but certainly better than the alternative.

Etan, May 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Bilco, Apr 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

BarryMFBurton, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

SadMachine, May 02, 2014
Photo of 4balance
3/5  rDev -9.1%

4balance, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of TheSarge
4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this brew into a Pilsner glass, and the brew makes a solid two finger thick head of clean white, and the body is golden with a mild haze.

The aroma is a little grainy and corn husk like, lemony Noble hops shine through, giving this brew a refreshing fragrance.

Taste wise there is a mile caramel malty sweetness to the brew, along with lemon drop sourness and mild metallic qualities.

Feels light in body, and refreshing. Nice carbonation and leaves the palate refreshed.

TheSarge, Aug 11, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

gwguest, Nov 25, 2012
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Horny Toad Blonde from Coop Ale Works
76 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.