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Provider - Steel Toe Brewing

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113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 09-24-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit of a bitter aftertaste.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BigAl18
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Schlais
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of JakeBarnett
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of smakawhat
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A nice fluffy and bleach white head. Barely makes about three fingers tall, but seems to slow sink into a soapy retention puck. Body is a golden light brass yellow, slightly hazy a bit, with some fine carbonation.

The nose provides a little mellow bread, but not much else. Non existent or very subuded hop aroma. A little bit of pastry like sweetness slightly, but otherwise kind of basic if fine. Not much else to say here or going on.

For an otherwise boring start, things improve a bit. A good chewy body of wheat denisty with some surprisng fruit tones in the mid palate. Faint juiced lemon and mushy orange flavor a bit. Finishes quite clean with a good chewy coating to match. Has some creamy tones, almost in a sort of Blue Moon oats way perhaps, but with a much less sweeter finish.

Overall while not a fav style, and one that I seem to randomly fall into from time to time and don't seek out, this one is a decent if not one of the better American blonde ales I've had.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of MTBrewr
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A: Very light gold in color, a little darker than a Pilsner, but still very clear. Very white head that quickly recedes.

S: Aren't any overpowering aromas. There are some faint floral scents backed by the scent of a bready malt.

T: Taste is very crisp and refreshing. There is a bit of tartness/sourness and hints of lemon are apparent. Without the added complexity that the lemon offers this would be a very boring, but smooth beer. With the lemon, it is an extremely refreshing summer beer that has just enough flavor to keep you intrigued while not being too heavy or high in the abv department at 5.0%.

M: In my opinion, the most attractive part of this beer is its mouth feel. It first hits the mouth with an extremely smooth texture, and as it lingers it starts to develop a stronger and stronger acidity due to the carbonation combined with the acidic characteristics of a lemon. Once swallowed this acidity quickly fades away intro a nice refreshing sensation.

There is nothing overpowering about this beer, but I believe that is exactly what Steel Toe was going for with this release. It's a beer you can just kick back with after a day out in the hot sun and just enjoy summer. Cheers!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Provider from Steel Toe Brewing
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