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Burly Blonde - Bog Iron Brewing

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Burly Blonde
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85
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bog Iron Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-20-2013)
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-26-2014 20:20:48 | More by Dhamma73
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-03-2014 16:40:41 | More by HattedClassic
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DuxburyIPA

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.3%

04-22-2014 13:56:18 | More by DuxburyIPA
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Kataco16

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-24-2014 15:01:42 | More by Kataco16
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Liverpool08

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

02-20-2014 01:40:56 | More by Liverpool08
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Jeff_Newell

Massachusetts

4.64/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a new local brewery, and WOW do they know how to make beer. They offer a few styles now, but I'm stuck on the Burley Blonde. With a high ABV%, the brewery owner affectionately calls it the "panty dropper". This does not taste like it had high alcohol, and will sneak up on you. The mouth feel and aroma are amazing. I've had several friends try it, and we've all agreed that it's one of the tastiest beers we've had in a while.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 14:34:33 | More by Jeff_Newell
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-21-2013 01:42:42 | More by Dizzy242
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

11-23-2013 21:31:44 | More by jbertsch
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml swing-top growler that was filled at the brewery, into a US tumbler glass.

A: The beer is a deep murky gold color, with a short white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains citrus, light caramelized malts and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then a strong citrus and caramel sweetness quickly follows. The hops presence is good for the style but not over-powering and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to pound down for a long time.

Serving type: growler

11-19-2013 03:08:38 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Pawlie

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-19-2013 20:32:44 | More by Pawlie
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

09-06-2013 14:58:29 | More by TripelMark
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap at Trinity.

Pours a light creamy head that barely gets any room no-thanks to a pint pour almost to the brim, hazy murky banana yellow orange color.

Nose light grainy dough malts, a fruity aroma which could be from hops or possibly yeast, hard to get much aroma now as it's ice cold. As it starts to warm i get light juicy citrus and ester like fruit. A bit of a fresh airy malt, blond malt, some fruity like hops.

Taste brings some sweeter malts, light grainy and even some wheat-like malt flavors. Then hops kick in, light fruity grassy hop character with some bitterness, and turns a touch spicy and earthy. Then a blond malt sweetness hints at what my perception thinks is booze but it's not.. or is it? A mild ester profile brings more fruity flavors. As it finishes it dries a bit and leaves some light spicy earthy hops and very mild bitterness, a light toasty like malt character maybe toasted wheat, but more light citrus and fruity flavours lingering. Hops build a bit and bring a med bitterness, and turn slightly herbal vegetal.

Mouth is med bod, little fluffy carb, it has a sharpness about it too.

Overall not bad, nice blond malt characters, interesting mostly mild hop character, nice fruitiness coming from the hops I think, possibly faint esters from the yeast. Quite drinkable for as big as it seems to be.

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2013 13:26:51 | More by jlindros
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

06-02-2013 15:58:33 | More by hockeyfighter19
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

05-05-2013 22:10:22 | More by WhitmansNiece
Burly Blonde from Bog Iron Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.