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Horny Toad Blonde - Coop Ale Works

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87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 20.48%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | 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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Ratings: 87 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by chilidog:
Photo of chilidog
3.88/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I brought back two coop beers from Oklahoma, both in cans of coarse. I must say I was cautious of this one but actually found this to be my favorite of the two.
It pours a hazy golden, with a nice white laced head.
The aroma was Bread like with a citric note.
The taste of wheat malts with a slight spicy hop blended well. Hints of lemon and even pepper add to the flavor.
The mouth was smooth with a spicy black pepper note.
Overall a good, well done brew. Enjoyed and thanks Oklahoma .

chilidog, Sep 02, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of RoninBirdman
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

RoninBirdman, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of Mora2000
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
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 +5.4%

schoon, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of Jach
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Jach, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of dbossman
3.8/5  rDev +14.5%
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 -69.9%

mattgwillison, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of dgrauwiler
1/5  rDev -69.9%

dgrauwiler, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of russpowell
3.6/5  rDev +8.4%
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 -9.6%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of EagleTalon
4.22/5  rDev +27.1%
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 -27.7%

Basoos1, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of rwrdb
3/5  rDev -9.6%

rwrdb, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of QuamLaetus
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

QuamLaetus, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
3/5  rDev -9.6%

jaydoc, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of yamar68
3.6/5  rDev +8.4%
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 Timmmmaaayyy
3.64/5  rDev +9.6%

Timmmmaaayyy, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of PhilTLL
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

PhilTLL, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of hopkrid
3/5  rDev -9.6%

hopkrid, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Etan
3.55/5  rDev +6.9%
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 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Bilco, Apr 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

BarryMFBurton, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

SadMachine, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

beerman123, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of 4balance
3/5  rDev -9.6%

4balance, Dec 17, 2011
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Horny Toad Blonde from Coop Ale Works
77 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.