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Three Beaches Honey Blonde - Tyranena Brewing Company

Three Beaches Honey BlondeThree Beaches Honey Blonde

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.5%


Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 07-10-2006)
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.24/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Maybe I've been doing it wrong, but I've found it somewhat difficult to spend some time on three beaches at once... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear straw-brass topped by a half-finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild grass, very light biscuit, light flowers, and a vague sense of dried honey. The taste brings in more of the same, with an overall sense of sweetness pervading, one that's kinda fruity, but I can't quite tell what kind of fruit is at work here. There's also a mix of mild spices, including cinnamon and clove. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a wet feel, and a somewhat crisp finish. Overall, an okay little brew, nothing I would readily drink again, but something I wouldn't turn my nose up at, either.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 21:57:16 | More by TMoney2591
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present. Acquired as part of Tyranena's The Legendary Collection assorted twelve pack. Packaged on 04/02/2013.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Semi-aggressive pour yields one finger of bone white head that dies out within seconds. Body is a slightly hazy golden yellow. Thin streams of bubbles rushing to the top. No lacing.

S - Smell is of golden wheat, corn, earth, lemongrass, some lemon rind, and a faint honey sweetness.

T - Nice earthy grain taste. Wheat. Grass. Faint citrus. Light honey sweetness. Crisp Carbonation. A nicely balanced beer with lots of flavor.

M - Feel is quick and clean, with some underlying sweetness and a dry finish.

Overall, a nice refreshing beer from Tyranena. I personally would have enjoyed some more citrus bite, but the honey melds well with the grain bill. Another nice beer from Tyranena, but not one I am likely to seek out again. Still glad I had the chance to try it though.

Tyranena Three Beaches Honey Blonde ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 00:31:00 | More by mfnmbvp
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katan

Colorado

3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle-

A - Pours a dark golden color, hazy with lots of bubbling. Little to no head formation, just a film.

S - Lightly sweet nose, hints of honey and some pilsner malts (guessing).

T - Starts off lightly sweet, smooth - then comes in the honey. Combination of the nutty honey flavors and sweetness. Not very dry, good use of honey. Certainly a sweet beer, finishes thick and sticky.

m - Creamy body, light carbonation. Feels heavy, sticky.

O/D - A good and easy drinking beer with a summer bent. The usage of honey is pretty solid. Otherwise, not all that intense.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 19:45:29 | More by katan
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jera1350

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear gold color, minimal fizzy head on top. The smell is of a light honey with a touch of fruit character. The taste is very clean. Honey sweetness with light fruit notes from the hops and perhaps the yeast. Very flavorful for the style. Smooth feel with lower carbonation. Highly drinkable and enjoyable. I would have this one again, especially on a warm summer day.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 21:33:48 | More by jera1350
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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had poured from bottle into standard pint.

A=Light golden color with nice 1" head.

S=Citrus is presence.

T=Refreshing, but rather sweet. Citrus notes present.

M=Nice drinkability...light body, light carbonation.

O=One that I would try again, but probably not go out of my way to buy a 6-pack of...good for summer; better than most.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 18:30:48 | More by dhannes
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Old Chicago

Pours blonde with a slight red hue. Nice creamy head on this one. Smell is light malt and grain. Very creamy and smooth feel, low carbonation, taste is malt, grain, with a hint of bitter hop in the middle.

Good easy drinking ale.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2012 10:27:01 | More by jimmah120
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.03/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes.

A. Semi-hazed golden straw color with a fizzy collar for a head that vanishes at twenty seconds with no lacing left behind.

S, T. Light tones of honeyed pale malt with a modicum of lemon twist on top. No discernible hopping found.

M. Light body, medium carbonation.

An easy-going lawnmower beer that hits the low-hanging fruit that it aims for...and no more. (Now if only it had a proper foamy head.) There are better and there are worse blonde ales out there.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 21:47:39 | More by WastingFreetime
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JackieTH

Minnesota

2.35/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to Rob for sharing.

Poured yellow with a white cap of foam.

Smell is an odd grainy-musty hay, cut grass.

Taste is similar with musty grain elements, somewhat metallic, very slightly bitter. Watery.

Body is light with strong, biting carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2011 00:20:30 | More by JackieTH
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gregshead

California

3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank on 8/20/11. Reviewed from notes. thanks to BT for this one as well:

A: Pours a straw color w/ a half finger of head

S: Smells like banana lager yeast even though its an ale. Faint honey maybe

T: Has a lot of blonde ale characteristics w/ an additional honey sweetness. Grassy end/aftertaste

M: Very light, fresh feeling. Good carbonation as well.

O: I really enjoyed this beer. This isn't my typical style but I would be happy to have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2011 05:44:29 | More by gregshead
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tvv375ia

Iowa

3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

A-fairly clear straw yellow with little head that disappeared quickly that left no lacing

S-grainy,corn are the predominate smells with some slight citrus

T-not bad but not great either lots of lemony grain type tastes

M-good carbonation, maybe a little watery

O-easy to drink but not much complexity

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2011 21:21:06 | More by tvv375ia
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From 8/11/11 tasting notes

Enjoying this on tap at the State Fair...

A) A fairly bright yellow with a slight haze. There was an inch of white head that dissipated quickly, no lacing noted.

S) Light malt, some grain, hints of lemon and honey.

T) A bit of lemon muffin, honey, but not as much as the name implies, grassy finish.

M) Light bodied brew that is not overly carbonated.

O) Easy going and certainly recommendable for a summertime brew.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2011 18:33:29 | More by RoamingGnome
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

golden in color with a medium level of haze and cloudiness to it that obscured a bit of the sunlight poking through. Nice head of white capped the top and settled down smoothly and evenly, creating a decent broken crown that ringed the side of the glass and kept some nice lacing. Aroma was light, and this would be a trend throughout the day. Light notes of peach and light grain are really all that is coming through right now. Warming brought a smidge of citrus to it, but nothing really standing out here for me at all.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 02:04:16 | More by mikesgroove
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: straw yellow, finger head, no lacing

S: corn, lemon grass, hint of yeast

T: sweet corn, grain, mild yeast, tight dry/crisp finish

M: light body, ok carbonation, dry/crisp mouth

O: Not my favorite style, but nice summer/gateway
offering. I would highly recommend this to
some BMC drinker, who is dragging his feet
on dipping their palate into craft beers. This is
a safe place to start.

NOT BAD, NOT A MUST HAVE!

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 18:11:14 | More by BeerLover99
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ForWhatAlesYou

Minnesota

3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a small nonic glass.

A: Slightly cloudy, yellow-gold tones.

S: Not a huge aroma. A little sourness peeks out but not bad.

T: Pretty standard fare. Good, especially the nice level of sweetness (not too much, but there). Clean malt profile.

M: Drying on the palate.

D: Very drinkable, quenching summer brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 21:16:56 | More by ForWhatAlesYou
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sevillana25

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer has a nice golden color. The smell is what I love about this beer and it was a pleasant surprise. It hints of orange blossoms. The taste is clean with a sweet honey and orange blossom aftertaste. It is a nice light beer with a wonderful aroma and I will definitely have another sometime.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 03:50:52 | More by sevillana25
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zrab11

Indiana

3.13/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a straw yellow color with a 1 finger white head

S- smells of corn and lemon with some yeast aroma as well

T- Has a corn flavor up fron then followed by a malty bready flavor and then finishes with an off flavor sweetness

M-Light bodied with ok carbonation

D-Overall this was not that tasty. The flavors just didnt blend well and it was not that tasty. I might try this in the future to see if its changed but right now this brew gets a thumbs down to me.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2011 18:13:03 | More by zrab11
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emerge077

Illinois

2.68/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served up in a pint at John's Main Event in Burlington, WI.
Review from notes.

Hazy gold coloration, slow moving streamers of carbonation. Thin layer of white foam on top, minimal flecks of spotty lace in the glass. Clarity is fairly bright despite the chill haze.

Aroma is bland wet grains, some vague honey and grassiness in the nose. The flavor is quite similar, dull malt and very mild dry bitterness, neither here nor there. Not really getting much honey in the flavor unfortunately. Fairly gaseous, biting carbonation. Not something i'd revisit, more like the bottom of the barrel for Tyranena.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2011 03:35:18 | More by emerge077
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aasher

Indiana

2.58/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer pours a very light bodied, very pale gold in color with a white head that quickly dissipated into oblivion. It smells of pale malts with a dash of honey. It sounds better than it is. It reminds me of walking into a freshly cleaned bathroom with fresh urinal cakes. It tastes of crisp and sweet pale malts with artificial honey flavoring. It leaves a nice sweet aftertaste but altogether it doesn't have very good flavor. It is one of the lightest beers I've ever had, which is what it was aiming for, and it is actually pretty refreshing. Overall this beer is definitely average in all aspects and in my opinion, there are much better options for a hot summer's day.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2011 03:37:05 | More by aasher
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice gold appearance, rich white head. No lace.

Nose is mild wheat. Maybe some bready yeastiness. Nothing too fanciful.

Taste is malty and syrup, but smooth and appealing anyway. Good light flavor. I get a sense of the honey, and with a tingle of hop zing at the finish.

A fun and worthy warm weather session brew here, approachable and easy to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2011 02:24:26 | More by secondtooth
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.35/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this beer at Crawfish Junction in Johnson Creek, WI.

It was a nice cloudy straw/golden color. Nice refreshing flavor. This beer would be great on a summer day. I'll definitely be picking some of this up come summertime. Even on this wintery January day in Wisconsin though, the beer tasted great. Nice hint of a honey flavor in the aftertaste. Goes down smooth. Could definitely drink a handful of these in a sitting.

Serving type: on-tap

01-13-2011 16:32:24 | More by richkrull
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BieresDesMoines

Iowa

2.68/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Those ladies don't look very beach-y, do they? The beer pours a lightly hazy blonde with a medium head. The aroma is doughy with some floral notes and a light spice, nice enough but terribly faint. The flavor has some honey and a bit of fruit finishing with a bit of toasty bread. Much like the aroma it's nice but it's lacking any charisma.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2010 18:26:03 | More by BieresDesMoines
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ThirstyBird

Germany

2.7/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to gcurlow for this one.

Appears a pale orange with a fizzing white head that falls to a whisp. The smell is of honey, rich malt and wet grains. Tastes about as it smells with a distinct honey flavor on the aftertaste. Mild carbonation with a certain sharpness to it, light body. Overall easy drinking but not notable.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2010 02:44:06 | More by ThirstyBird
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cpolking

Iowa

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden honey color with ample, fine, effervescent carbonation. The aroma is of honey-touched grain. It tastes like a good, solid American lager with a touch of honey sweetness in the finish. Very drinkable, and would be a great summer session beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2010 02:29:54 | More by cpolking
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SpeedwayJim

New York

2.3/5  rDev -32%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

A: Standard pour creats a 1.5 finger coarse white head with poor retention. Beer is a clear, straw-yellow. Lacing is patchy and rises like the tides. Doesn't stick around though.

S: Nose makes me shy away a bit. Corn, wheat, and other adjunct odors. Smells like a cheap macro. Bit of lemon to give this one a layer of sweetness and zing.

T: Taste is adjunct-y too. Corn, big malt profile in the mouth. Very sweet. Honey or cane sugar in the background that moves into the forefront as this one lingers. Very one dimensional and that dimension isn't too good. Again, just like the nose, a bit of lemon to add to an otherwise very boring and overly sweet offering. Finishes sugary with little aftertaste.

M: Light bodied and highly carbonated. Quenching and coarse in the mouth. Bubbly going down. Finish is messy and aftertaste doesn't linger.

D: Although this is by no means a good beer, it does its job. Quenching and plenty refreshing, it has its uses and it is easier on the palate than most macro swill. Would never be my go to beer but probably a good gateway offering.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 22:03:54 | More by SpeedwayJim
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sweemzander

Illinois

2.78/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle poured into an imperial pint. No bottled date found. Thanks to BeerFMAndy for the bottle!

(A)- Pours a hazy golden orange color that produced an immediately dissipating white head.

(S)- Lots of honeycomb with a twist of lemon & corn meal.

(T)- Almost biscuity, with a big honey sweetness. Some corn meal.

(M)- A good carbonation level. Rather sweet with tons of honey. Crisp, yet not at the same time. Finishes a tad bitter.

(D)- Fun for the summertime heat, but otherwise this just doesnt do it for me. Some beers with honey added are great, but this just tastes far too overly sweet for the style.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2010 14:34:15 | More by sweemzander
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Three Beaches Honey Blonde from Tyranena Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.