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Blonde Ale - Seasonal | Mendocino Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company
United States | website

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

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Added by GDBEERMAN on 06-08-2010

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Photo of steve8robin
1.55/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Got this one on a whim. Haven't tried much else in the stlye. Let's see.

A: Golden yellow with a small 1 inch white head that quickly fades. Decent.

S: Hmm, just kind of smells like urine. Gross...

T: Man, tastes like a mix of dirty water and trash. Oh man. Kind of like puke! Disgusting. The flavors are a horrible blend! I get a little beef stew flavor blended in. Gross...

M: Does not leave much on the palate. Ok.

D: Goes down a little harder than I would have liked. This one is just gross.

All in all, nope, nope, nope! This brew is pretty disgusting. I do not say that about many. The flavors bouncing around in this brew just are not complex at all and do not compliment each other in any good ways. Avoid, at all costs!

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Photo of Seanibus
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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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
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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Photo of GDBEERMAN
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
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