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La Blonde - Ladyface Ale Companie

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La Blonde
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BA SCORE
85
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 5.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ladyface Ale Companie visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TurdFurgison on 01-23-2010)
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Reviews by UCLABrewN84:
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Tony's Darts Away in Burbank, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, slight fruit, and some grassy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with an herbal flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells better than it tastes in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 17, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Mora2000
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to bman1113vr for sharing this beer.

12 ounce handbottle. The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma is citrus and wheat. The flavor is strong wheat with some corn and citrus. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not a lot going on with this beer.

Mora2000, Mar 19, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

ste5venla, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Absolut, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

crob3888, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of drewone
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

drewone, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of womencantsail
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Ladyface

A: The beer pours a clear, pale yellow color with a small, finger tall, white head.

S: Smells sort of bland. A bit of yeast and sweet pale malts, but that's about it. A little bit of spice and fruit esters to it, but not all that great. Just a hint of floral hop character, perhaps a touch of banana.

T: The flavor is enjoyable in its simplicity. While most of the characteristics are the same as the nose, they are more pronounced. A touch of white pepper, banana, apple, and sweet, pale malts. Light spice notes, a bit of yeast, and a mild bitterness on the finish.

M: Light bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation.

O: Not the greatest smelling beer, but nice and light, actually a decently well done blonde.

womencantsail, Sep 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

brotherloco, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mhaugo, Apr 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

dcbike, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

SupremePie, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of Retsinis
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Retsinis, Nov 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

zestar, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of TurdFurgison
3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

On tap. From what the server told me, it sounds like the brewer ratcheted down from his first effort, making this more mass-marketable but losing the "Belgian" flavors that would make it more interesting. It pours golden yellow with a little haze and a lasting head. Minor hints of Belgian yeast in the aroma, a little ester and maybe some candi sugar. The taste is a bit more flacid than the smell, bready and malty up front and a little peppery in back. Very easy drinking, maybe that's what the brewer was after, not something I'd go after again though.

TurdFurgison, Jan 23, 2010
Photo of KrautAficionado
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Hazy golden with a one and a half finger white head, fair retention. Belgian yeast with some lemon and pear atop a wheaty background. Flavor is just a little sweet--blindy, it reminds me of their wit with the spice and wheat notes, but it’s lacking the perfumery florals (not as strong here, anyway). Back on track there is light toasty malts and some grassy hay notes, however light. Bitterness peaked at a 2, slightly herbal in the semi-dry finish. Light to moderate carbonation with a light to medium body. Much more than I expected by the name.

KrautAficionado, Jul 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

t0rin0, Oct 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Popp24, Jul 03, 2012
La Blonde from Ladyface Ale Companie
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.