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The Tradition - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 06-10-2013)
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

09-01-2014 23:41:02 | More by HollyHops
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

08-29-2014 01:29:07 | More by GOBLIN
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-27-2014 21:31:49 | More by Sonofalime
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

My local, frequent in-person trade, tone77, recently dropped this off for me in his latest batch of beer in support of The CANQuest ™. I am always anxious to see what he has for me when he stops by!
From the CAN: “D.C. United 2014 Home Matches [:] 03/08 Columbus Crew 03/29 Chicago Fire 04/05 New England Revolution 04/12 New York Red Bulls 04/26 FC Dallas 05/17 Montreal Impact 05/21 Houston Dynamo 05/31 Sporting Kansas City 06/07 Columbus Crew 06/28 Seattle Sounders FC 07/20 Chivas USA 07/30 Toronto FC 08/17 Colorado Rapids 08/31 New York Red Bulls 09/27 Philadelphia Union 10/03 Sporting Kansas City 10/18 Chicago Fire”; “Best When Fresh Vamos United 04/10/14”; “CANs: Infinitely Recyclable (SM) – Pack In. Pack Out[.]”
I was anxious to CANduct the Crack! and begin an inverted Glug because I wanted to wash out the taste from an earlier beer. It all came off without a hitch and I netted two fingers of dense, bone-white head with good retention for my troubles. Color was a deeply-hazy (but not quite cloudy) Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 – 5). Nose had an interesting fruitiness. I thought that I picked up grapefruit initially, but then I started getting softer tropical fruits. The taste was incredibly mild and eminently drinkable. I got a light tropical fruitiness on the tongue, but not much else. This was unobtrusive, but neither boring nor bland. It would be a great beer to have at a pre-game tailgate party or to drink in the stands, IMHO. Finish was semi-dry, more towards dry than sweet, but low-intensity in any case. Tasty.

08-27-2014 01:27:31 | More by woodychandler
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-14-2014 00:42:11 | More by ChrisKayler
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Big_V

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-13-2014 14:49:37 | More by Big_V
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billab914

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-09-2014 18:51:48 | More by billab914
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cysiam

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

07-23-2014 10:20:05 | More by cysiam
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ConradKenney

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

07-22-2014 23:00:01 | More by ConradKenney
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gunterheidrich

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-21-2014 22:29:32 | More by gunterheidrich
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11.5%

07-20-2014 06:07:41 | More by Howlader
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-04-2014 12:18:10 | More by Loveyourbeer
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JDeming

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-27-2014 01:49:17 | More by JDeming
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CraftFan5

New York

3.6/5  rDev +6.2%

06-25-2014 13:19:05 | More by CraftFan5
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Mtusa08

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

06-21-2014 18:29:18 | More by Mtusa08
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.31/5  rDev -2.4%

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is biscuity, malty. Taste is mild, some malts and grains, refreshing but a touch bland. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a decent warm weather beer, but just seems a little bit lacking.

06-21-2014 04:57:29 | More by tone77
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MA08

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-17-2014 22:23:34 | More by MA08
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-10-2014 18:49:50 | More by DC_Brah
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ferociouswalrus

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

05-28-2014 02:32:10 | More by ferociouswalrus
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-27-2014 00:27:45 | More by duceswild
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gillagorilla

Maryland

2.93/5  rDev -13.6%

12 oz. can poured into a DC Brau can glass. (the date on the bottom is: 4/10/14)

A: Hazy/cloudy/dirty straw color with no head at all or lacing.

S: Zesty blonde, that is quite mild and bland.

T: Starts with an interesting spice/herbal note but devolves into a watery mess. It is ok, but the body kills it.

M: Watery with a very even carbonation that is slightly rough.

O: This might just not be my style. It is pretty fresh, but just doesn't stand up.

05-23-2014 21:21:54 | More by gillagorilla
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

05-15-2014 04:51:33 | More by BrownAleMale
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev +8.6%

Poured into a nonic pint...

A. Cloudy, straw gold. Finger or so of off-white head that bottoms out to a thin ring a little too quickly. Lacing is similarly spotty.

S. Biscuit, hints of citrus, lots of grass and graininess.

T. Lemon zest, subtle orange rind, then a big dose of herbal bitterness with a crisp, dry finish.

M. Light, refreshing, and crisp. Very dry overall with a lot of garb and an rather grainy feel with hints of fruit. Pretty good use of bittering hops.

O. This hits the right notes for an American Golden ale. It's got clean lines and a well-structured palate. Not much in the way of complexity, but the style doesn't really call for that. Carb is up a little higher than I'd normally like and it's got a slightly "grainy" feel, but this is a very solid example of a style that is easily devolved into "pedestrian." When it's hot outside and you seek something clean, approachable, and refreshing, you can certainly do worse than "The Tradition" from DC Brau.

05-14-2014 22:56:06 | More by siege06nd
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-11-2014 20:18:44 | More by mikeburd1128
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Bubbalito

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

05-02-2014 02:21:10 | More by Bubbalito
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The Tradition from DC Brau Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.