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Strawberry Blonde - Belmont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
71
okay

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 26.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belmont Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-17-2003)
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2.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Belmont Brewing Co's Strawberry Blonde: Appearance: pale yellow; Smell: decent amount of strawberry scent, touch of wheat; Taste/Mouthfeel: strong wheat taste, almost non-existent strawberry flavor; okay-ish

Poured into a pint glass.

TruePerception, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I have tried on tap and in bottle. I though it was quite good.

It was a strong smell of strawberry with a note of lager.

Drinking it was delicious, because it actually tasted like strawberry. I am not sure it can be my to-go drink in the summer, but i would consider it.

Lam, Feb 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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1.05/5  rDev -64.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Bought this beer at Ralphs grocery store in CA. I am not sure how to express the heinous smell and taste of this beer; a mixture of cat litter and moldy strawberries. To put this in context, I love beer, I will try anything a brewery makes, and I am generous because I understand how difficult it is to make beer. But this beer was either massively skunked - or it is just a terrible, terrible beer.
I want to be nice. But I cannot. THIS BEER IS ONE OF THE WORST BEERS I HAVE EVER HAD. This is the only time in the past 20 years I have actually poured out the whole beer after a few tastes (yes, I was trying to be generous).

BeerJustice, Jul 19, 2012
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3.08/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Belmont Brewing Company in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain and artificial strawberry aromas. Taste is the same with a medicinal strawberry flavor. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer with a disappointingly fake strawberry presence.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 03, 2012
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Strawberry Blonde from Belmont Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.