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Alpha Blonde - Morgantown Brewing Company

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Alpha Blonde
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80
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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Morgantown Brewing Company visit their website
West Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A seductively soft, easy drinking blonde ale, with an emphasis on a fragile and complex malt character. Made with Belgian candi sugar, honey malt and select Belgian and American grain. Slightly sweet and creamy; perfect for the session connoisseur and the timid domestic drinker looking for an introductory craft beer.

This brew was made to please the novice craft beer drinker. Dubbed the "domestic with a kick" it provides a smooth, pleasant flavor throughout. More flavorful than your domestic beers, but light enough that anyone can enjoy.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: JamesS on 12-10-2009)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
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melza

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-28-2014 14:08:50 | More by melza
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

07-19-2014 22:40:41 | More by ssimpson89
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WVHillbilly72

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -13.3%

06-21-2014 15:09:15 | More by WVHillbilly72
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OB1

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-13-2014 15:46:13 | More by OB1
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-09-2014 22:00:33 | More by paulys55
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ranger7

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

06-09-2014 00:04:29 | More by ranger7
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miffsudd

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-26-2014 19:23:11 | More by miffsudd
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emeyer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-04-2014 04:50:25 | More by emeyer
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-25-2014 00:38:36 | More by WVUbrew
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.6%

10-27-2013 17:38:49 | More by MarvinSnyder
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-21-2013 20:29:27 | More by acurtis
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.21/5  rDev -7.2%

A- pours crystal clear pale straw follw with a small creamy white head, a bit of lace left behind

S- grainy, cooked corn, metallic, remeniscent of an adjunct

T- light and malty with some sweet notes, moderately hopped, light fruity esters with a dry finish

M- light bodied, medium carbonation with a crisp finish

O- this is a stp up from an adjunct and a good option for a bmc drinker, but won't do much for creamy beer fans

09-07-2013 18:48:16 | More by Treyliff
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jburd19

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-18-2013 01:23:47 | More by jburd19
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Jackal

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-26-2013 05:26:42 | More by Jackal
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LukeRfour

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-18-2013 17:00:58 | More by LukeRfour
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

10-30-2012 10:34:43 | More by williamjbauer
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scm2787

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

08-22-2012 00:54:23 | More by scm2787
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.53/5  rDev +2%

Had on tap at Oglebay resort in WV.

A: Served in a pint glass, Alpha was clear gold with a small white head on top, not much retention or lacing.

S: Not a ton going on in the aroma, a little bit of grainy malt, some bread, and a little bit of fruit, mostly apple.

T: Flavor is a bit more on the bready side and hoppier with a bit of a grassy flavor.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Refreshing and pretty smooth.

O: Pretty good, was one of the only non big beer choices at the bar at the hotel, and was more than happy to give it a shot.

11-17-2011 16:57:22 | More by mdaschaf
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

3.18/5  rDev -8.1%

On tap at the brewery poured into pint glass on our way to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby back in 2009. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, low retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, hay, straw), light hops (earthy), and light hops (apple/pear). Flavor is heavy malt (bread, hay, straw), light hops (earthy), and light esters (apple/pear) with notes of honey. Light body, low warmth and creaminess, medium carbonation with a dry finish.

02-22-2011 20:12:28 | More by CuriousMonk
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hailyeast

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +22%

had this in origional and spicy christmas. spicy christmas was top notch. cool place check it out. smooth pilsner style ales. session beers. good everyday beer similar to BMC products with enough character to stand on its own. nice head and clear appearance. definatly a worth while brew pub to check out in my opinion

12-29-2010 21:07:59 | More by hailyeast
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JamesS

Indiana

3.45/5  rDev -0.3%

Pours a nice deep straw color with some very nice foamy head, and a nice bit of lacing. Sweet malt scent, with a little hop or spice in the nose. Nice crisp taste, good sweet pale malt; thought I detected oats or wheat in the mix, which I don't care as much for in my blondes, but I know it's a fairly common use; finishes with a slight hoppy and slight peppery taste (German hops or yeast?). Goes down very smooth.

12-10-2009 12:49:52 | More by JamesS
Alpha Blonde from Morgantown Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.