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Kuka - Blonde - Andean Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

38 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Andean Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrunkinYogi on 05-21-2013)
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Ratings: 38 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by puboflyons:
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev +8.8%

From the 355 ml. bottle. Sampled on April 3, 2014.

The pour is medium amber with a slightly cloudy look to it, busy carbonation, and a lingering cream colored head that becomes a ring.

There is some aroma here with the toasted biscuit malts, spices, pear or apple, and a slight hop bite.

Medium and smooth body.

I think it is nutmeg that I really get as the lead herbal/spice taste along with the caramel malts, mild but meaty fruitiness, and slight hop finish. It does have the basic characteristics of a Belgian blonde and I enjoyed it.

04-03-2014 22:29:55 | More by puboflyons
More User Reviews:
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csmartin6

New York

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

01-19-2014 15:23:47 | More by csmartin6
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, gold in color, clear, medium carbonation

Smell: toffee and toasted caramel malt

Taste: earthly sweetness, bread, potato chip, light Belgian spice, and candied sugar

Mouthfeel: low carbonation, heavy bodied, sweet

Overall: Interesting and not at all like other Belgian pale I have had. Very bready and sweet. The different ingredient make me want more from this brewery, but I will pass on this brew.

08-11-2014 13:22:40 | More by tigg924
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KrissyKat6

New York

4.75/5  rDev +44.4%

08-26-2014 02:48:58 | More by KrissyKat6
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BrianCuoz

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-13-2013 00:56:11 | More by BrianCuoz
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

07-07-2013 16:33:30 | More by acurtis
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-07-2014 19:26:04 | More by Griffith
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socon67

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Yellow to copper pour with a white foam head. Scents were of malt and bit of fragrance\spice aroma. The flavor to me was a bit medicinal (mouthwash) and had a slight bitterness in the finish. This was a light feel and easy drinking ale. But I'm just not that impressed. Still on the fence with Kuka. This was an okay beer.

09-25-2013 23:52:40 | More by socon67
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ChipChaight

New York

3.75/5  rDev +14%

06-14-2014 23:43:32 | More by ChipChaight
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BodyPolitic

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2014 02:10:04 | More by BodyPolitic
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campfirebrew

New York

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-31-2013 01:58:08 | More by campfirebrew
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metter98

New York

3.04/5  rDev -7.6%

A: The beer is clear amber orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short off white head that quickly died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass and a collar around the edge.
S: Moderate aromas of Maca root are present in the nose along with some notes of fruity yeast and candi sugar.
T: The taste has flavors of malty root vegetables with bits of sweetness from the candi sugar and hints of fruity yeast.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The Maca root definitely lends unusual aromas and flavors to this beer. It was interesting and while not undrinkable, I didn't really find it to be my cup of tea. Apart from the Maca root, the underlying beer tastes a like a hybrid between a Belgian Pale Ale and a Dubbel.

11-23-2013 21:14:25 | More by metter98
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paleoplant

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-25-2014 22:58:41 | More by paleoplant
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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-11-2013 00:53:13 | More by raythealeman
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-08-2014 01:33:07 | More by crowsnest
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%

03-31-2014 01:56:52 | More by Dougwillhike
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-17-2014 00:07:32 | More by JohnK17
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atr2605

New York

3/5  rDev -8.8%

A-pours a clear amber color with an off white head with nice retention and leaves great lacing
S-cocoa, biscuit, almonds with no hop presence
T-more cocoa and biscuit with some slight nuttiness throughout with hops providing balance but not lending to the flavor
M-medium bodied with average carbonation
O-an interesting take on the style, worth trying but probably won't buy again

07-14-2014 00:58:30 | More by atr2605
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Gorriti


3.75/5  rDev +14%

06-29-2014 21:41:25 | More by Gorriti
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

A - Clear light golden blonde with a thumb-width of head that rapidly dissipates without leaving much lacing
S - Yeasty Belgian-ish
T - A slightly metallic almost watery bitterness that tapers off slowly
M - Thin and a bit flat
O - Yeh, what can I say...a little on the flat side

05-21-2013 03:57:58 | More by DrunkinYogi
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stomioka

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-27-2014 01:23:43 | More by stomioka
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

03-12-2014 04:10:22 | More by Zekenyce
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andrewsears

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-24-2014 23:28:56 | More by andrewsears
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VonZipper

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-10-2013 18:26:40 | More by VonZipper
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-07-2014 03:20:57 | More by wrightst
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Kuka - Blonde from Andean Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.