Southside Blonde - Perennial Artisan Ales
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3.68/5 rDev -2.4%
On-tap at the brewery and poured into tulip.
A - Pours a mirky golden color, white head, spotty lace.
S - Malts, wheat, hay, spice, slight funk in there as well. All very light and subtle, easy to enjoy and pick out.
T - Yeast, sweet malts, light hops, hay. A little more yeast the the nose and lighter in the hops department. Sweet bready finish.
M - Light, crisp and refreshing, easy to drink, good carbonation.
O - A decent Belgian Pale that goes down easily and is enjoyable. Nothing about this beer blew me away, it's just nice for what it is. A sessionable Pale that is easy to drink and refreshing.
11-28-2011 19:31:01 | More by Sean9689
3.65/5 rDev -3.2%
On-tap at the Royale
A - pours a clear pale yellow with a big head that dissipates rather quickly
S - the nose is of light citrus aromas and can't pick out too much else
T - sweet lemon citrus flavors upfront that fade to a bit of a grainy malts. Finishes with a splash of spicy hops with some more citrus flavor.
M - spritzy all over, almost bubbly
D - this is a nice, light, refreshing blonde ale. This was very easy drinking and flavorful enough to hold on to my interest. This is a great session beer.
10-26-2011 23:27:38 | More by birchstick
4.18/5 rDev +10.9%
Poured from the tap a bright and hazy golden yellow with two fingers of bright white head.
Nice aroma of light fruity citrus, Belgian yeast along with a faint spiciness and floral notes.
The taste follows the aroma. Belgian yeast, light citrus fruitiness, faint spice and floral. Finishes clean.
Lighter bodied with a moderate carbonation.
A great session beer with good personality. More please.
09-24-2011 15:38:08 | More by Monkeyknife
3.65/5 rDev -3.2%
Enjoyed at The Royale from a Perennial glass.
A - Pours a nice crisp and slightly hazy golden color with a thin white head that is pretty dense and sticky.
S - Aroma starts with some nice grainy notes. There are some bread notes in there as well. Slight wheat sweetness. There is some light spice to the beer as well as some yeasty aromas. Nice and fluffy nose.
T & M - Starts off with a distinct bready and slightly yeast full flavor. Very smooth yet crisp and refreshing at the same time. There are some slight apple and pear juice notes to the beer. They mix well with the more grainy and earthy notes. There is a slight funkiness tot he beer as well. The mouthfeel is nice and crisp with some slight sweet finishes.
O - Pretty good brew. Im excited to try some of their others but this is a good start.
10-11-2011 01:44:36 | More by JoEBoBpr
3.95/5 rDev +4.8%
pours a fairly crisp golden yellow with a nice light slightly pillowy head.
lots of malt and bread with a slight hint of spice and maybe some banana
comes across with a pilsner or lager flavor but with a bit more oomph in it. a bit of spice and belgian yeast takes it up a notch. i typically stray from belgian style blonde ales but this was just great. the belgian yeast was well integrated into this where it complimented the flavor well.
mild carbonation, smooth drinker.
this is an easy afternoon beer, well rounded.
10-16-2011 15:15:19 | More by hooliganlife
3.48/5 rDev -7.7%
Enjoyed on-tap @ the International Tap House in Chesterfield, MO for $4 (Labeled S.S. Blonde & 5% ABV on their "Tap Board"). Poured from the Wooden tap handle with PERENNIAL written down it in black into a 14+oz Tulip Glass.
Aroma- Tons of wheat in the aroma and light sweetness. Malts are evident as well but no hops.
Appearance- Received with a 2.5 finger head that keeps for a good amount of time. Has a pale straw color body that is clear. Good lacing afterwards.
Flavor- The taste starts out very soft actually and takes time to find out more of the character in it besides the initial wheaty flavor. Has malt and the normal sweetness to it with almost the lightest bitterness you can find.
Mouthfeel- Light Bodied, Medium Carbonation, Crisp, and has a bit of bite at the finish of sweetness.
Overall Impression- For my first brew from Perennial, I have to give it an Above Average rating! Very easy to drink and would have again and again. Not sure it has much character to it but a good blonde ale. Will be looking forward to having more tonight and other nights if I find this on-tap.
Cheers to new BrewPubs in the St. Louis area!
10-06-2011 06:03:59 | More by DCon
Southside Blonde from Perennial Artisan Ales
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