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Portsmouth Dirty Blonde Ale - Portsmouth Brewery

Portsmouth Dirty Blonde AlePortsmouth Dirty Blonde Ale

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99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.45%


Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our most popular beer is a friendly, golden ale that pairs well with a wide range of foods and occasions.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: lordofthewiens on 06-15-2008)
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Reviews by damienblack:
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pee-golden in color. Ok head, nothing too impressive. Smells of pale malt, kind of wheaty, boring. Taste is a nice summer refresher, though, kind of citrusy balancing out that light malt. Like a lemony-orangey mix. A bit tart sour, but just as an add-in flavor. Mouthfeel is typical kind-of-watery summer beer, not real sticky, or anything. Extroadinarily drinkable, though, making for a very pleasant summer session.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2009 05:41:28 | More by damienblack
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22 oz bomber into a tulip glass. Purchased on 7/28 with the new printed label. I miss the old paper labels...

A - As the name may suggest...a dirty blonde body. Nice and clear with a lot of rising carbonation. Small one finger high white head. A fair amount of lacing.

S - Quite inviting. Toasty malts, grains, light citrus and piney hops, and a bit of sweetness on the finish.

T - Starts off with some pine and fruitiness and finishes dry with toasted grains and a lingering sweetness similar to that found in a adjunct lager. Mouth feel is crisp and well carbonated, but a bit thin.

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Portsmouth Dirty Blonde Ale from Portsmouth Brewery
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