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Original Joe's Blonde Lager - Big Rock Brewery

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Original Joe's Blonde LagerOriginal Joe's Blonde Lager

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: n/a
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Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: CrazyMike on 03-03-2011

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3/5  rDev n/a

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Photo of biboergosum
3.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Contract brewed exclusively for the Original Joe's restaurant chain.

This beer appears a clear medium golden colour, with one finger of dense soapy white head, which leaves a low mountain range profile of lace around the glass as it duly settles. It smells of faint pale malt, and weedy hops. The taste is sweet grainy, sourdough-like malt, and more understated grassy, weedy hops. The carbonation is moderate, the body light, but not thin, and a little prickly. It finishes fairly dry, an herbal bitterness lingering.

For a mid-afternoon, beat the rush pint, this was agreeable enough, though a bit more crispness wouldn't have hurt. Dumbed down less than usual.

Photo of CrazyMike
3.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden yellow appearance and minimal head but with some lace. Smell is sweet with malty hops.

Taste is slightly sweet with a hint of corn and cooked vegetable, nothing powerfull though. Does have a clean refreshing taste. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is bitter with a lingering maltiness.

Overall, a fairly light beer, but inoffensive and enjoyable. I can see this as a good patio beer. Worth a try.

Photo of Slyguy
3.15/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

This is a fairly nice, clean pale ale (lager) with a nice golden hue.

This beer does not have a substantial head, nor does it have an exceptional odour, but what this beer does have is a nice clean crisp fresh taste. It is mildly bitter with minimal malty flavours present.

I would find this to be a pleasent beer to enjoy on a warm summer day (if those actually occur in alberta...) and the nice mild flavours in the light lager style makes for a refreshing drink.

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2.5/5  rDev n/a

Original Joe's Blonde Lager from Big Rock Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.