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Aud Blonde - Russian River Brewing Company

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274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-23-2005)
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Served on-draught into a nonic pint glass at Russian River in Santa Rosa. Reviewed from notes. Expectations were high given the brewery, but it's hard not to compare it to Redemption.

A: Pours a half finger head of slight cream, bad thickness, and okay retention. Colour is a clear yellow-blonde.

Sm: Lemon esters, fresh barley, and excellent orange peel. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Wonderful orange peel complemented by pleasant brilliantly handled hops over a clean refreshing barley base. Quite complex for a blonde, and wonderful. Nicely balanced and very well built.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavours very well. Crisp and clean. Very refreshing. Nearly perfectly complementary of the flavours. Spot on for the style.

Dr: Incredibly drinkable. Very refreshing; well priced for the quality. Among the best blondes I've tried (insert sex joke here). How they get that fresh orange note in there puzzles me.

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A - Served a light yellow with a nic bubbly almost-white head.

S - Very lagerish and yeasty.

T - Corn, wheat, yeasty and ligh malts.

D - Lighter body, average carbonation.

O - Very solid. I just had to try it when I could.

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Aud Blonde from Russian River Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.