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Brewhouse Blonde - BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.

Brewhouse BlondeBrewhouse Blonde

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BA SCORE
75
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38 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 12.62%


Brewed by:
BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc. visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 07-18-2003)
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gshak

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

11-15-2012 18:48:28 | More by gshak
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

03-21-2014 22:10:07 | More by dbarny76
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Jame515

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

09-25-2013 03:06:58 | More by Jame515
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crob3888

California

3/5  rDev -5.4%

09-07-2013 07:02:13 | More by crob3888
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GraduatedCashew

California

3/5  rDev -5.4%

08-29-2013 17:01:26 | More by GraduatedCashew
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2beerdogs

California

3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

07-15-2013 01:52:01 | More by 2beerdogs
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev -5.4%

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beerpadawan

California

3/5  rDev -5.4%

11-12-2012 17:12:18 | More by beerpadawan
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jasewaaang

California

3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

09-16-2012 06:56:53 | More by jasewaaang
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WritersBlock

Texas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

06-09-2012 23:00:00 | More by WritersBlock
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joelavelle

Colorado

3/5  rDev -5.4%

04-28-2012 05:22:55 | More by joelavelle
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kojevergas

Texas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

04-02-2012 03:42:44 | More by kojevergas
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.08/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at BJ's in Valencia, CA.

Pours a clear gold color with a tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt/grain and some slightly fruity aromas. Taste is the same way with a mild grassy note on the finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average blonde with nothing special going on.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2012 04:07:20 | More by UCLABrewN84
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

03-21-2012 23:55:52 | More by canders0927
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PopGun

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-02-2012 03:40:14 | More by PopGun
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pperez38

California

3/5  rDev -5.4%

01-22-2012 17:40:42 | More by pperez38
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stuckintraffic2

California

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

01-06-2012 04:49:54 | More by stuckintraffic2
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

3/5  rDev -5.4%

12-05-2011 19:40:55 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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DoubleJ

California

3.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the few BJ's year-round beers that I have yet to try. On-tap at the Huntington Beach locale, on to the beer:

A little bit hazy inside that highlighter yellow color with a deeper blonde hue. There's an inch of head on top, giving off some creamy strings of lace. Its nose has something different about it; grape nuts cereal. And a hint of pineapple.

It seems a little different from the usual kolsch. Well, it's got the refreshment factor, the cleanliness, the very soft crispness that one could expect. The taste is a little different, yet it is still agreeable. Tasting grape nuts is more appealing than smelling them, and it's got that character all around.

Surprisingly more than decent. A beer withat least a little character while delievering refreshment.

Serving type: on-tap

11-29-2011 03:57:48 | More by DoubleJ
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DM1293

California

2.6/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served in a 5 oz glass.

Appearance - light gold, no head.

Smell - Too light for me to properly say what it is...

Taste - ...basically, all the flavor that was ripped out of the lightswitch lager they made came back for this. The front is the same: a lightly roasted taste. However, it actually have some staying power. Its not bitter or strong though, so its kinda forgettable and just feels like a "safe" drink. Pushes no envelopes, fairly drinkable.

Mouthfeel - clean.

Overall - Its an okay beer. Its nothing groundbreaking, its not even great as a Kolsch (if the dry and hoppy characteristics are supposed to be there, I'm not getting them). But its entirely drinkable and a safe pitcher beer to drink if you're not sure what everyone wants or likes.

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2011 06:30:07 | More by DM1293
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

2.48/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Looks straw yellow and clarity like BMC. Aroma was even worse, didn't find it appealing at all. Just oxidized corn.

Taste, wow, this is not BJ's strong suit. Made as mild as possible, carbonation wasn't high enough, was just weak. No snappy carbonation or hopping to it. Didn't get better with the food either. Just bland with a bad aftertaste.

My least favorite BJ's beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2011 23:12:09 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Bigboyash73

Ohio

3.85/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

This beer has an absolute amazing after taste! The appearence was ok, looks just like everyother beer i have seen before. Smell was neutral. Althought this is the best beer this resturat offers. I had this beer at the resturant in columbus, ohio. I wish they would sell this at grocery stores!

Serving type: on-tap

02-03-2011 16:53:36 | More by Bigboyash73
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CBlack85

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this at the Greenwood, IN location.

On tap, the beer was served in a pint glass

The beer is a clear straw/pale yellow color with a short white head that recedes fairly quickly leaving very little lacing.

The aroma is grainy and bready with some light hop aroma. Very light in aroma. Unfortunately not much there

The taste is much like the nose, grainy and bready malts, and floral, earthy hops. I also get some light fruity flavors give this beer a very pleasant flavor. Light bodied and well carbonated. Easy to drink, very pleasant beer, just a little light for the style.

Serving type: on-tap
@ BJ's Restaraunt & Brewhouse, 13999 S Virginia St, Reno

08-06-2010 14:17:12 | More by CBlack85
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a straw colored yellow with a one finger head that gives way to some nice lacing up and down the glass. The aroma is of pale malt and some hoppiness and grains. The taste is much of the same a nice pale malt backbone with some hoppy bitterness at the back end. The mouthfeel is crisp clean and moderately carbonated. The drinkability is very high, it is a very easy drink, there isn't a lot going on in it but there is nothing to make you dislike it.

Serving type: on-tap
@ BJ's Restaraunt & Brewhouse, 13999 S Virginia St, Reno

07-25-2010 00:04:11 | More by goblue3509
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.35/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

6 oz tap pour in a mini pilsner glass. 4.5% ABV, On tap at BJ's in Huntington Beach.

A - The tap pour arrives pale yellow with a thin white head that leaves good lace down the whole glass.

S - Easy-going is a good way to describe the nose of this beer. It's full of plain pale malts with a background graininess and low hop scent.

T - Again, it's easy-going. The flavor mimics the aroma with pale malts and a low grain and wheat splashed in with a miniscule hint of hops on the back end.

M - The mouthfeel is crisp, clean, and light-bodied like it should be for this style.

D - One of the only beers in the BJ's sampler that I actually put down right away. It's probably the easiest drinking.

Serving type: on-tap
@ BJ's Restaraunt & Brewhouse, 13999 S Virginia St, Reno

06-07-2010 23:13:31 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Brewhouse Blonde from BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.