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Blonde Ale - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-25-2013)
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

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4/5  rDev +13%

crob3888, Sunday at 10:39 PM
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4.04/5  rDev +14.1%

Quinnspub1, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

porkwipe, Aug 28, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +3.1%

Texasfan549, Aug 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Marvicsin, Aug 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

zestar, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of Bramsigman
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Bramsigman, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Ashley760, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of srandycarter
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Very light, clear straw. Not much head. Very little lace.

S - Fresh nice straw comes out first. Some bitter present.

T - Like smell, but flavors more complex within the boundaries. Pretty tasty.

M - Light body, good bold malt up front, bittered nicely, balance good.

D - Light beer, good flavors and very sessionable.

srandycarter, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Aug 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

cdean801, Aug 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

sillyhed8, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of czfreeman
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into glass.
Light very clear batch from the filtration dept. Straw light tone, fluffy head. medium carbonation.
Smells of biscuit, grains, grass, some floral notes, rice hulls, citrus.
Floavor is pretty much the same.
Lighter mouthfeel, light finish.
Crisp as any Kolsch should be

czfreeman, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Hohnbaum, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

AndrewMichael, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Sound_Explorer, Jul 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +41.2%

BLFROMHELL, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

vidisad, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of TheMarkE
3.51/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale cloudy gold with good head and moderate lacing. A good bit of carbonation.

Smell: Biscuity malts, citrus, corn, grain, spice.

Taste: Biscuit, grain, grass, corn, citrus.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, crisp.

The Verdict: Pretty good. Good taste, goes down smooth… a great session beer.

TheMarkE, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was given to me as a gift. Perfect, considering I'd finished a six pack of Firestone's 805 blonde ale.

I lean toward amber lagers, but this was not at all a disappointment. Crisp to the point of biting, fragrant to the point of perfume. Rich for a blonde ale. Sweet but hoppy, edgy but smooth.

Overall I enjoyed this beer. Not sure I'd drink it on a regular basis, but if it were on tap at my favorite pub, I'd give it a go again.

SeanPFarley, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

dbarny76, Jun 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

midnitesun11, May 06, 2014
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Modern Times pint glass
From: My cousin, who got it from BevMo! in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Price: N/A
Purchased: April 20, 2014
Consumed: April 25, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a yellow, golden, mostly clear color with 1-to-2 fingers of white head. Slowly moving bubbles coming up from the bottom. Just a few spots of lacing along the sides of the glass. Below average-to-minimal retention.

Thought pilsner with the initial smell, not a Kölsch like Beer Advocate had it at. Smelled biscuit, bread, corn, hay, honey, cereal, Corn Pops, crackers and some spices.

Tasted pretty close to what I thought it would have after taking a whiff, but not quite as good. Very dry on the tongue. Got corn, bread, biscuit, hay, cereal, German spices, honey, grass and slight apple.

Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt finish.

A very tasty brew. I would have another once for sure.

BucannonXC5, Apr 26, 2014
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Blonde Ale from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.