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Golden Wing - Finch's Beer Co.

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76
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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Finch's Blonde Ale is an easy drinking and approachable American craft beer. It has a moderately sweet malty aroma and is deep gold in color. We like to think of this particular one as more of a 'Dirty Blonde.' When you first pour it, a soft lacey foam clings to the glass as malty aromas fill your nose and linger to the final sip. Upon finish, this blonde turns heads with a smooth finish and a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste. Enjoy this medium-bodied craft beer anytime of year.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 04-21-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

ckr1451, Sep 01, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +12.4%

GameOfBeers, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

cd34, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

MattM, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It has been a long time since I have had this beer. But from what I can remember this beer was ok. The taste was not all that bad. I enjoyed the sweet and malty flavor that this beer has. The aroma was not all that bad as well. I liked the golden color that this beer has as well.

jaredtp, Jul 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

pat_usher, Jul 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

wrightst, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

schuler, Jul 04, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

rjp217, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

tpaetow, Jun 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

taylor714914, Jun 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

KevMo84, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

BrewClint, Apr 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

GOBLIN, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

dmorgan310, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Kevin_Young, Mar 17, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy gold with a creamy, fluffy white head. Head retention is very good. Lacing is moderate.

S: Aromas of bread, biscuits, honey, cream, caramel, lemon, minerals, grass, and straw are present on the nose.

T: Notes of bread, biscuit, cream, and minerals are apparent on the entry, but are pushed aside by notes of lemon rind, lime zest, grapefruit pith, grass, straw, and herbs. Bitter citrus flavors linger on the finish, but are balanced by subtle notes of cream, minerals, biscuit, and honey.

M: Very light in body, creamy, and smooth. Carbonation is crisp.

O: An interesting and underrated blonde ale. There is a lot to take in here, especially when compared with many other ales of this style. I love the turbulent, complex flavor profile.

mrfrancis, Mar 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

krome, Mar 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

jgunther71, Mar 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

BrandonOakes, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

BeerMeister8, Jan 01, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From the can. Sampled on December 22, 2013.

The pour is cloudy yellow with a short-lived white head. The head does not last very long. I think it looks the way it should be.

The aroma has a summer sweetness including crisp clean grains, grass, and orange citrus. Hops are downplayed.

The body is light and refreshing.

The taste tends to bring out the orange citrus more than anything else but there are plenty of grainy toasted malts and a clean crisp hop finale. It really is what is is supposed to be.

puboflyons, Dec 23, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16 oz can, no date.

appears a hazy golden color, with bone-white head. smells of sweet grain, a bit yeasty. clean taste, slightly sweet. no hops detected at all. medium body, coats the mouth. medium carbontion. overall it's okay, easy drinking neutral beer.

jmdrpi, Dec 14, 2013
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Golden Wing from Finch's Beer Co.
76 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.