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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
75
okay

136 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 17.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | 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%

darrmitchell, Nov 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Falcone, Oct 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

bzach, Oct 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

zbloom, Aug 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

nkp765, Aug 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

bellce0, Aug 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

EighthElement, Aug 08, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -45.5%

boudreaux, Jul 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

TeamUgly, Jun 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

AndrewMichael, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of tastybeer
3.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear and pale orange in color with a medium sized off white head. Darker than I'd expect for a Blonde...

S: Aromas of sweet malt, white bread dough, some spice, apples and peaches. Straight forward, simple, and to the point. Nicely balanced.

T: Flavors are very similar. Fruity and brightly hopped with sweet doughy malts. Some tart lemon in the mix.

M: Slick, well carbonated, and dry through the finish. Light body.

O: This appears to be solid across the board. A decent, fairly simple, refreshing summer beer.

tastybeer, Jun 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Arborescence, May 19, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
3.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

pours a clear yellow/light amber tone with a finger of off-white foamy head that soon dissipates into a thin collar around the glass; spotty lacing.

nose is pretty tame... i get subdued notes of breadiness and floral hops. flavor opens with a bready/biscuity presence which is followed by some mild hop characters... clean, crisp finish. again, fairly muted all around; by and large an unexiting, inoffensive beer.

light/medium-bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation. 'average' i think suits this entry across the board; the sort of light, easy drinking beer one might be inclined to session at the beach. even at that, i think i'd be inclined to look elsewhere.

originally reviewed: 11-03-2010

BostonHops, May 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

PeterOrlando92, May 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Cane4Beer, Apr 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Polycarp, Apr 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

mhaugo, Apr 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Cariadmum, Mar 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

dugly2ugly, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of kojevergas
2.8/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle served into a Port Brewing sampler glass at me friend's house in Orange, California. Reviewed live. Acquired at Trader Joe's for 50 cents.

A: Pours a half finger head of white colour, decent cream, fair thickness, and awful retention. Colour is a clear blonde.

Sm: Clean barley and malts. A moderate strength aroma. Bland and simple.

T: Hints of honey. Clean barley and malts. Straw. Very bland and boring. Not really balanced. Built blandly. Not full bodied.

Mf: Smooth and wet. A bit thin. A bit watery. Adequately carbonated. Complements the flavour decently.

Dr: Very drinkable, but rather boring and bland. I'd prefer more of the honey flavour. It's okay. I wouldn't get it again. A great budget beer if you're shopping at Trader Joe's.

Low C

kojevergas, Mar 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

ithinkimasofa, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of erosier
3.33/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

L: Pours a nice clear darker yellow color with a medium sized and medium bodied white colored head that laces the glass a little as it fades fast.
S: Smells of sweet toasted malts, hints of citrus in there and a bit of hops at the end.
T: Tastes of sweet toasted malts upfront then followed with some light citrus and some slight hop finish at the end.
M: Crisp, fresh, refreshing, perfect amount of carbonation, light bodied.
D: Very drinkable beer, it's not too overwhelming and kind of tasty. Nice mix of flavor and feel for a pretty sessionable beer.

erosier, Mar 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

carrollmel7, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.35/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear honey color with a 1/2 inch foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt/grain, grass, and some slight fruity aromas. There is a distinct butter smell that emerges as the beer warms up. Taste is of malt/grain and grassy flavors. There is a slight herbal bitterness that quickly fades after each sip. This beer has a light level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel but a somewhat thin body. Overall, this is a pretty good blonde ale but nothing that I would get again. Very cheap for $1 a bottle at Trader Joe’s.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 24, 2012
Mission St. Blonde Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.