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83
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116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: KarlHungus on 09-24-2011

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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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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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A slightly cloudy golden pour with a finger I head which quickly diminished. Aroma is very tea like, lots of honey and pilsner/wheat smells. Light citrus on the nose.
The flavor profile is slightly citrusy up front and then lots of bready character. Sweet malt kicks in halfway and rounds this beer off nicely.
A crisp refreshing light bodies beer with medium carbonation.
Overall this is a nice blonde ale, just right for the hot summer weather. As far as this brewery goes, I expected a little more creativity for the style.

Photo of Mdog
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear yellow, slight haze, good head.

Smell: Nice floral aroma, crackers, seltzer.

Taste: Mild sweetness, grassy hops, bit of floral (rose water?) mixed in with malty sweetness.

Overall: I liked the floral aroma, and was happy I could pick it out since my nose is pretty bad. This is a nice easy drinker for the hot summer days, does what a blonde ale is supposed to do--refresh while giving some interesting flavor.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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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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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of John_M
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bryant's Lake Bowl the other day.

The beer pours a slightly hazy gold color with pretty good head retention and lacing. I really am not picking up very much on the nose. There's a slight grain aroma, and then some very light dry citrus, and that's about it. On the palate, this beer is surprisingly tasty for an american blond. It has some qualitites to is that sort of remind me of a wit beer (light clove, some wheat and some light spice), that blends well with the light honey and dry bitterness I'm getting. A lot american blonds just don't deliver enough flavor for me, but this one is pretty good. Mouthfeel is fairly light, with a fairly long, lightly bitter finish. Alcohol is completely unnoticeable.

Not bad at all. This would make a nice summer beer, and would be an interesting change from some of the wits and pils I like to drink in the warmer months.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of NilocRellim
4.08/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer has a clear, golden look to it with virtually no head. There is not much to the smell... grains, yeast, and faintly hoppy. The taste is very refreshing. It has a slightly hop taste with no bitterness. It tastes like a nice lager.

Would I buy it again? Definitely! You could drink it all night and not get tired of it!

Photo of zeff80
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a cloudy, golden yellow color with a one-finger white head of foam. It left some sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled very citrusy and floral. Some grassiness.

T - It tasted very fruity with a slight grassy bitterness. A sweet caramel backbone.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale with a clean finish.

O - This is a nice blonde ale. My first and only Steel Toe brew.

Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Wet Yellow with strong haze and quite a bit of carbonation. Head is around 2 fingers in width and rather soapy.

Smell - Floral Hops, Grassiness, Yeasts, Cloves and a slight malty scent. It's got a bit of an earthy-pils smell it without being too strong

Taste - Floral Hops, Yeasts, Barley, Cloves and Malts. The earthy scent is nowhere to be found in the flavor and in it's place is a malty sweetness.

Mouthfeel - For a blonde ale, quite heavy bodied. Carbonation is thankfully quite light, tolerable and adds some character to the flavor

Overall - Another Solid Brew from Steel Toe. I enjoyed their Rainmaker and commented that I look forward to more offerings from them. The same can be said now as I will eagarly look forward to more of their offerings in the future

Provider from Steel Toe Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.