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Bailey's Blonde Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

Bailey's Blonde AleBailey's Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 158
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%


Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies 6.5 - 7.5%

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #42 (Jul 2010):

This hefty-sized ale is hazed pale golden with a thick crown of lace from its very active carbonation. It has a pretty wild nose; citric, earthy and a little peppery, with bread, biscuit dough and pears. Its smooth and creamy medium body is a bit in the raw, with full-on yeast flavors, fruitiness and all. This does not, however, interrupt the complex overtones of biscuity malt, citric herbal and woody hop flavors; there's also a perfect level of bitterness. This beer's rawness does not take away from its drinkability; it actually pulls us in, sip after sip. Amazing.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2011 03:24:28 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: On tap @ Bukowski’s Tavern.

Appearance: One of the hazier blonde ales in the market, quite active carbonation holds the white lace together.

Smell: Smells of citric hop and bread malt, just the way a blonde ale should smell like.

Taste: A lush textured carbonation that is a bit on the high side, this helps with the hop bitterness bite. Sizeable citric flavour from the hops, maltiness is balance with the hops and throws down an even bready maltiness. Hints of alcoholic esters and yeast in the back of the mouth. Finishes crisp and dry with lingering pale grain and citric hop.

Notes: On this triple H day in Boston this was a needed quencher though I’d drink this year round if it was available on draft around town.

Serving type: on-tap

09-10-2002 13:50:48 | More by Jason
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