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Three Beaches Honey Blonde - Tyranena Brewing Company

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121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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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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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cet128

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

05-22-2013 17:33:20 | More by cet128
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hotdogtornados

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

05-01-2014 23:38:45 | More by hotdogtornados
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blackearth

Minnesota

4.2/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Purchased from Ray's Liquors in Wauwatosa, WI. Pours a bright light golden body with a thin white head that falls fast. Aroma of orange blossoms. Flavor is robust pale malt that lasts on the tongue with a faint honey finish. Very refreshing and quite flavorful for a blond ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2009 19:50:50 | More by blackearth
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Jayli

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured a golden color with an inch white foamy head. Head dissipates rapidly but leaves a bit of lacing. This is a very drinkable honey ale. The scent is a bit more fragrant than I expected, with a bit of floral mixed with honey. This is a lighter bodied beer with medium carbonation. It finishes more dry that I would have anticipated, but it was a pleasant surprise. I expected a bit of an after taste, but there was nothing. This is a very enjoyable beer!

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2008 02:52:49 | More by Jayli
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear pale yellow. Thin white head. Lace is minimal. Really nice aroma. Inviting mix of sweet honey and barley. I really like the honey notes. They're delicate and flowery. The honey notes aren't quite as pronounced on the palate, but this is still a nice little thirst quencher. Soft maltiness and minimal hop attributes. Easy drinking and flavorful for the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2006 02:20:54 | More by Bighuge
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supercolter

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

A very good summer brew that I just so happened to have in November.
The appearance is a little bland, with no visible head or lacing. Bright and Golden in color.
Smell is a bit weak, but its a summer brew and the honey that comes through is quite pleasant.
The taste is very similar to the smell, light but pleasant.
The mouthfeel is a bit weak for me. I prefer medium heavy in body, and this is definately a light.
Drinkability is fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2006 06:18:33 | More by supercolter
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mdwalsh

Iowa

4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice big, creamy foamy head of pretty much white, on a straw yellow body. There's some decent active carbonation, though very little head retention or lace.

S: Loads of honey in the nose nicely accented by the malt and a little hops. Very nice. Super effervescent. It's strong, but it doesn't carry away from the beer. It sort of smells like honey tea.

T: Hits the mouth tasting more like a adjunct pils at first, I'm guessing its built on pils or pale malt. But once it's in there, the honey again takes over. This tends almost towards a braggot the honey is so strong to me. But it's good. It's a nice, light summery ale with a good flavor to it. Still, it has just a hint of that sort of musty, stale BMC taste every once in a while. I'm willing to write that off to bad handling at some point, but...

M: Very smooth, medium body. Good carbonation. It actually feels a little more viscous that I expected in my mouth, really keeps together.

D: The honey might or might not get to me over time. It's raining and cool today, so I'm not sure how perfect it is, but I could see this being great on a hot day and great for some people I know in particular.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2009 19:30:56 | More by mdwalsh
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-05-2012 22:04:28 | More by yankinwis
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hanco005

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, bottled on 15 June 06, poured into a weissen glass

A—pours clear golden yellow with a 1 inch bright white fizzy head that lasts for 5 minutes or so, fades down to a thin white sheet, lacing is scattered inside the glass

S—sweet grains, honey, maybe a touch of lemon, very fragrant

T—sweet honey and some Kool Aid type fruit flavor, almost juice box like, don’t get me wrong…I like it, but it’s more fruity than I expected

M—smooth, light/medium bodied, good carbonation

D—a great summer beer, no doubt about it…too bad it is October right now. I will drive to WI next summer to find this for sure.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2006 19:17:27 | More by hanco005
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Homerbag

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A light gold with almost no head to it
Simple smell of light sweet malt and sublte honey. Clean smell, pretty simple.
Nice sweet biscuit malt and honey coat the palate. Some floral notes stick around most likely from the honey and some noble hop that doesn't rear it's bitter head.
Feels light and refreshing, almost lager like.
This is an easy to drink warm weather or Sunday football beer that won't upset or over impress anyone.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2007 06:30:34 | More by Homerbag
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18.3%

01-28-2012 23:12:11 | More by zenwatts
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +18.3%

03-04-2013 14:23:03 | More by t0rin0
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18.3%

08-30-2013 23:33:12 | More by RichH55
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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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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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BoitSansSoif

France

3.93/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Poured a yellowish-golden amber w/one finger head on a vigorous pour that rapidly fizzled into the golden depths. Light lacing.
S-Light malt w/very faint honey, light grass and straw, and the aroma of noble hops.
T-Light slightly sweet malt up-front w/smooth and full midpalate, and a medium-dry finish w/noble hop aftertaste. The honey only emerges afterwards too, and can be sensed on the front of the tongue.
M-Light-bodied w/a little extra weight from the honey. Carbonation is moderate. A nice balance of light sweetness and controlled mild bitterness are experienced in the end, the former on the front of the tongue and the latter in the back. Instead of the hops cleansing the palate, there are two simultaneous aftertastes that extend the drinking experience, and render it very pleasant. True to style with a little innovation that works.
D-A decent brew that is an interesting blonde w/heavy lager influence. As far as summer brews go, this is a natural winner with balance and subtle poise. Not my favorite from Tyranena since I prefer the heavier hitters, but definitely worthy. I'll buy it again, since it's also one of the few brews my wife and I can agree on.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2008 13:49:29 | More by BoitSansSoif
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johanvond

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From The Dead Man's Chest

Clear golden blonde ale that boasts a fluffy white head that quickly dissapears leaving only a thin layer. The aroma is strongly honey. They body of this blonde has a nice structure thats not to light but not overly heavy do to the honey. It's crisp, a bit of wheat some hops and a good amount of carbonation with the honey staying with you through out.
You may seek out Tyranena for Rockey's Revenge or The Devil Made Me Do It, but Three Beaches Holds up just as well. It is refreshing and satisfying try with a salad w. rasins goat cheese and a Rasberry vinigrette.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2009 22:07:51 | More by johanvond
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dirtylou

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Tyranena Three Beaches Honey Blonde : Ale Brewed With Honey

From some background checking at ratebeer.com, it looks like this has existed a while in one form or another, but is new to bottling

12oz single, Steve's - University, $1.39

appearance: served in a Crowleys pint glass...body is a very clear straw golden, like clear as water....very thin, light foamy white cap with decent lacing. You can tell from the name and the bottle narrative that this is meant for mass consumption in the summer sun, and it looks the part

smell: aroma is fresh and earthy...whiffs of midwestern corn, grain, and a mild honey aroma...hops are musty and earthy

taste: toasted malt, grain, buttery, biscuit-esque, earthy hops, a light but noticeable honey flavouring, lemon zest...simple but not a piece of crap blonde (like many) in my opinion. In a style filled with effortless beers, this stands out as having flavour and being a quaffer, so I think for what its worth, it works

mouthfeel: light bodied, thin, average carbonation

drinkabilty: very high

I have a friend visiting later this week who is eager to scope out this midwestern beer culture he hears about but he isn't a beer geek and his tastes lean strongly to the lighter side. Now I have something new to offer him.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2006 01:01:46 | More by dirtylou
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wheatyweiss

Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a standard tumbler.

Pours a light blond/dark straw with a little cloud. Head is smallish and short lived. Carbonation is effervescent and climbing, very active.

Aroma is light malt and sweet clover, floral aromas. Slightly adjunct aroma, like a light corn, with a sweet twnag.

Flavor is fruity, brisk ad yeast on the opening, with a dusty yeast flavor. Middle is sweet and light with vinious grapey chardonnay like flavors. Very fruity and grape like. Finishes dry despite the sweetness, very crisp and refreshing. There is a clover like flavor to the grapey-ness that is good, like a light clover honey.

Mouthfeel is thin and crisp. Carbonation is biting, taming the sweetness. Quite refreshing.

Good beer, but not a HUGE stand out, very balanced and well attenuated with a nice sweetness that is not cloying. Quite the summer beer indeed.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2009 01:59:07 | More by wheatyweiss
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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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guntherhophead

Ohio

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

I'm generally a bit of a skeptic when it comes to honey beers but this one was pretty good. Nice citrus undertones with subtle floral hints. The honey taste is light and refreshing and not too sweet. I definately look forward to drinking this again!

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2008 03:01:14 | More by guntherhophead
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Wasatch

Utah

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

Thanks goes out to maximum12 for this brew.

Pours a nice clean/clear golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice little fizzy white head which leaves quickly, not much sticky lacing at all. The nose is malty, hoppy, with some spices. The taste is slightly sweet, malty, with some nice hop notes, spices. Medium body, great aftertaste. Drinkable, this is a tasty brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2008 01:28:01 | More by Wasatch
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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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ryantupy

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle ppoured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a dull golden hue with a small foamy head that quickly dissolves.

S - Smells of honey, sweet malts, and mild citrus

T - This beer is very carbonated and delevers flavors of honey at first then follows with sweet mild malts and smoothed out hops.

M - Again this beer is very carbonated and in my opinion almost to carbonated.

D - Nothing that really sticks out here this beer is very drinkable but is nothing to rave about.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2007 20:46:13 | More by ryantupy
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