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Mississippi Blonde Ale - Bent River Brewing Company

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Mississippi Blonde Ale
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BA SCORE
74
okay

76 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bent River Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Reneejane on 03-01-2004

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Ratings: 76 | Reviews: 10
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3.66/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.38/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #74 (Mar 2013):

Mississippi Blonde doesn’t fall short, as some may think. The style is a tough one to crack, but Bent River prevailed here. Not the cleanest brew, but with a bit of complexity and even drinkability, it makes due and keeps our palates happy, if not content.

STYLE: American Blonde Ale
ABV: 4.3%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Clear pale golden, lots of lace

SMELL: Nutty, doughy, dried grass, lemon pith, herbal, clean

TASTE: Very crisp, light bodied, wet, grassy, faint hoppiness, animal feed, mild bitterness, mineral, yeast, very dry, grainy finish

Photo of mothmanscott
3.27/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours an opaque deep straw/pale gold, producing just over 1.5 fingers of frothy, white, shortlived head that leaves only a hint of lace. Aroma is light cracker malt with notes of grass, apples & yeast. Taste is bready, grain & biscuit malt, apple sauce & lemon hints, prickly pepper, grass & yeast hints in a dry finish that yields a pale malt, spicy, hop bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, moderately carbonated, pepper prickle, astringent & dry.

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3.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopmeplease
4/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Would drink this beer again.

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3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.5/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

2/5 across the board. Waste of 20 minutes drinking it. Better than Bud-Light though.

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3.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ThaneMcC
3.77/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a straw colored gold with copious effervescence and minimal head which recedes quickly.
Smells of light malts, a bit of yeasty mustiness, light non specific esters and a bit flowery a la honeysuckle. Tastes light, sweet malts with minimal hops at the mid and end note and fairly clean finish. Carbonation tempers the sweetness of the malt and provides fairly good mouthfeel, though overall a very light bodied beverage with clean finish.
Overall, pretty good beer, like a malty lager and highly quaffable (not particularly complex) while at a bbq or while working in the yard on a hot day. (It brought to mind Yuengling or Shiner Bock with similar flavor profile)

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3.39/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +27.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

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1.76/5  rDev -43.8%

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4/5  rDev +27.8%

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2.9/5  rDev -7.3%

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3/5  rDev -4.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +20.1%

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4/5  rDev +27.8%

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Mississippi Blonde Ale from Bent River Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.