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Drake's Blonde Ale - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

47 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's 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: BeerManDan on 02-18-2003)
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fsimcox

California

3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy straw color. Somewhat thin, white foamy head dissipates quickly. No lacing al all!

Smells malty, with hints of grass, and citrus.

Clean, crisp taste, some grassy hints and a bit tart up front; a mild sweet finish. Hints of biscuits in the after taste, with a dry finish. No bitterness at all.

Mouthfeel is good. Crisp, not much carbonation.

Not bad. But not what I expected from a Kolsch. Easy drinking, probably best on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2011 15:48:26 | More by fsimcox
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Drake's Blonde Ale from Drake's Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.