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Boro Blonde - Mayday Brewery

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Boro Blonde
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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayday Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: oberon on 05-10-2013

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Photo of AmeriCanadian
2.61/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pretty weak. Marketed as a gateway beer from Bud, and that's pretty much what you get. Reddish ale with reasonable smell and mouthfeel, but absolutely nothing memorable in the taste.

Photo of Patnewtp4
3.45/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmm1793
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattFox
5/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of kfawku123
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of pdoler12
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Halaferd
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Blondes aren't my favorite, but as they go this one would be my recommendation for anyone interested.

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of LukeGude
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of MisterFuzz
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Mafia88
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of SSwarts
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of utvol
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Sazz9
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of TheBishopco
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of KYGunner
3.18/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It's Blonde, hence the name, but the complexion is entirely too clear. The head was fizzy but it laced well.

The scent had a lot of hops, floral and earthy, but this possessed little of the aromas the style is known for.

The flavor was hoppy, way too hoppy. The hops were a bit soapy and dry and I caught none of the yeast characteristics that should be available in the style.

The feel was easy, light and had very little of the hop tingy or metallic feel that I would expect from a beer with so much hop flavor.

Photo of khargro2
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of mdfb79
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

From 08/10/13 notes. Had this on tap at my hotel bar in Nashville, TN. 16 oz. pour into a hefeweizen style glass.

a - Pours a hazy yellow color with two inches of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of soap, floral hops, lemon, citrus hops, and bready malts. Weird earthy notes and soap; not great.

t - Tastes of lemon, citrus hops, wheat, bananas, bready malts, and light floral hops. Better than the nose, more citrus hops.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth and pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent blonde ale. Nose seemed a bit weir dbut the taste was good with nice lemon and bananas. Easy to drink.

Photo of ImperatorScab
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Nutwood
3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16 oz draft pour served in a mason jar.

A: Bright, crystal clear straw with a finger and a half of rocky white head. Head recedes quickly to a thin cap leaving little or no lacing.

S: Light lemon, cookie malt, and floral (New Zealand, Crystal, and Glacier) hops.

T: Refreshing, crisp lemon and fruity notes up front supported by balanced malt. Very pleasant, with an ever so slight hint of funk on the finish.

F: In keeping with the low abv and crisp, light flavors, the medium-light body keeps things in balance. Carbonation is a bit bubbly on the coarse side but does not interfere with the sessionable enjoyment.

O: This would make a great summer refresher or pair nicely with savory summer grilling foods. This beer is on the light side, but brings plenty of personality to the table.

Photo of mzeld
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of oberon
3.99/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My favorite of the quartet of brews I had at the Mayday! tasting room.Poured a lighter pale yellow with a thinner but well retained bone white head atop.Citrusy and floral hop aromas with a touch of toasted creal grain,pretty fresh and inviting.Flavors are light but again very fresh and lemony with a tinge leafiness,mildy sweet with a nice toasted creal grain flavor in the finish.This is a beer you could drink all day and be happy with,light but flavorful and a little complexity to it.

Boro Blonde from Mayday Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.