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Mission St. Blonde Ale - Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. Blonde AleMission St. Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
74
okay

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 18.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cswhitehorse on 06-06-2008)
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

LXIXME, Apr 06, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -61.1%

thedifferencemaker, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +24.6%

gshak, Mar 19, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -53.3%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

zestar, Feb 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

paulish, Feb 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

mpenske, Feb 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

tbryan5, Feb 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

tdm168, Jan 31, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -45.5%

TubaDan, Jan 31, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

HattedClassic, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of GMB
3.1/5  rDev -3.4%

A standard pour of Mission St.'s Blonde Ale yields a blonde-amber body and head with very little staying power. No more than three slim strings of bubbles lazily wind their way to the top. This should be a pleasant, relaxing beer to drink.

The nose is light. Toasted grain and bit of pineapple suggest themselves immediately. Thereafter appears a bit of raisin bread gently warming in an oven.

The taste follows the nose at first, but is let down in the end by an overuse of bittering hops. There are some nice candied fruit tones here. The brewers ought to have let them sing a bit more.

The feel of the brew is slightly more astringent and watery than expected (or desired!). Hmm.

I won't pick up a Mission St. Blonde the next time I'm at Trader Joe's. That said, I wouldn't hesitate to drink one if it were offered at a party.

GMB, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of jimmah120
3.44/5  rDev +7.2%

12oz bottle no date that i could see

look is golden and clear, small head with lacing. smell is light sweet malts, hint of piney hops. taste is more like a cream ale, pleasant airy wheat and sweet malts. maybe too sweet.

probably won't grab it again

jimmah120, Dec 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

RBorsato, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

kylehay2004, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

aszatk01, Sep 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

mwar, Sep 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

Janeinma, Jul 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Wedcat, Jun 27, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev +10%

For the price a solid beer. It was what I thought it would be. A sweetness to the beer, and a slight bitterness towards the end. It's a blonde ale, but I see hints of orange. This is more of a pilsner then an Ale. It's kind of a tug of war between the two styles, which is kind of nice.

You can defiantly drink more than one at time. Very drinkable. Not the greatest, but like I said for the price not bad. The beer did have a lot of carbonation. Overall average beer.

Celtics17, Jun 02, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -29.9%

beerme411, May 31, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev +0.6%

Looks like a pilsner with a darker amber hue. Smells like cereal and barley notes with some sweetness to it, let's take a sip...Yep, tastes just like it smells. Drinkable, but it's got a little hop bite to it in the end. Overall, not a bad beer, but I probably wouldn't want more than a couple of these; they're a bit boring.

BeerAficionadoMCMXC, May 21, 2013
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3.09/5  rDev -3.7%

Not great, but definitely good and a great deal for the price. This beer is light and refreshing with no major flavor domination. Great to pair with something you do not want to be diminished by the beer. Sometimes it is not just what the beer has, but what it does not have. This beer does not have any bitter or hoppy flavor, and simply clean and refreshing. Add a slice of citrus for a small flavor boost!

kristenspaintings, May 14, 2013
Mission St. Blonde Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.