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Blonde Ale - Seasonal - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Blonde Ale - SeasonalBlonde Ale - Seasonal

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BA SCORE
72
okay

28 Reviews
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Reviews: 28
Hads: 47
Avg: 2.89
pDev: 21.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company
United States | website

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GDBEERMAN on 06-08-2010

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2.46/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not good, a real disappointment.

Pours pale golden with no head to speak of. The aroma is sour and butterscotchy. The flavor is butterscotchy and grainy,
round and flabby. thick and toffeelike with a sour bitterness on the finish. Neither appealing nor pleasant.

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3.06/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this at the Truckee brew fest. A standard easy yellow dark yellow look, good carbonation, minimal head. Smell was a little spicy, almost as if rye.

Taste, still had a tiny hop spice, but largely the beer is an intro level, recommend to your girlfriend kind of beer. Not bad. Doesn't evolve or do anything mouthfeel wise. Enjoy the nuanced spice, its all this one gots to separate it from anything else. This is the beer your friend drinks while you rock the black eye, eye of the hawk, blackhawk, whitetail, blue heron etc. . .

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2.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Short to little, and completely no head retention. A light blonde, whiskey color.

S: A minimal aroma that takes much searching for the smell. A bland flat aroma.

T: A tart, off taste for a blonde. Slight spice on the front , with a semi-lingering taste on the finish that shows hints of orange. Sort of spicy, that of many other blondes.

M: A mouthfeel of water, this is a beer that could be chugged, and very well hidden the 5.0% ABV. Extra light body.

D: Easy to drink, but not one that has a stellar flavor that calls the senses back for more.

Notes: Slightly disappointed, compared to many of the other Mendocino brew I have had.

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Blonde Ale - Seasonal from Mendocino Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.