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True Blonde Ale - Ska Brewing Co.

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True Blonde AleTrue Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

351 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.67%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2002)
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-15-2013 05:43:08 | More by Kelp
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roywilliams

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +42.2%

04-02-2013 01:04:29 | More by roywilliams
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pegordon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.8%

03-21-2013 04:47:08 | More by pegordon
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Garrett092112

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-21-2013 00:33:21 | More by Garrett092112
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-16-2013 03:18:28 | More by williamjbauer
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-11-2013 23:16:40 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-11-2013 01:28:16 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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nzerbe

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-04-2013 02:42:18 | More by nzerbe
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InlandTaipan

California

3.73/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Straw colored gold with a nice frothy white head

S: Smells like sweet bread

T: Sweet and not too dry. nice malt character, subtle bitterness. Not much hop character.

M: very full feeling with great carbonation.

O: this is a great blonde, not sure why it is getting reviewed poorly.

Serving type: can

03-02-2013 20:08:33 | More by InlandTaipan
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napier51

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-01-2013 16:52:08 | More by napier51
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L_E_X

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-24-2013 19:40:50 | More by L_E_X
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The body is a bright gold with no head floating on top. My big knock on how it looks is the carbonation is really low for the style. barely any bubbles at all.

The smell is exactly what you think it would be. Light malt (nothing really offensive, but nothing to make you hate it). Hint of corn and a touch of grains round out the smell.

it tastes more grainy than it smells, with a hint of corn and other grains coming in. It feels light and sweet, with a dash of earthy hops flashing in and out really quickly.

I actually like the beer, but its not exceptional. Its really balanced and really light, and highly drinkable.

Serving type: can

02-24-2013 18:15:19 | More by VncentLIFE
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-22-2013 21:01:18 | More by DelMontiac
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

02-21-2013 03:27:21 | More by RudnicsMEB
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-27-2013 15:00:50 | More by t0rin0
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Stoshua

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-17-2013 19:37:47 | More by Stoshua
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kojevergas

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Can into New Belgium stem-goblet in me gaff in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are average.

Served straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a one finger thin beige colour head of no real cream and below average retention. Body colour is a pale clear yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Meh.

Sm: Clean pale malts, barley, light floral hops, and straw. An average strength aroma. Meh.

T: Clean pale malts. Crisp clean barley. Middling floral hops. Imbalanced, with an empty bland third act and unsatisfying climax. Very boring.

Mf: Smooth, thin, and wet. Okay carbonation. Underwhelming. A bit crisp.

Dr: Bland and boring. A drinkable but underwhelming blonde from Ska. Why brew this? I wouldn't bother with it again. A dull beer.

C-

Serving type: can

01-08-2013 06:28:21 | More by kojevergas
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mac10thmtn


3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

01-08-2013 03:40:12 | More by mac10thmtn
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-08-2013 02:51:34 | More by TX-Badger
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

01-04-2013 18:14:11 | More by UncleAddie
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mtbdonn

Colorado

3/5  rDev -10.2%

12-14-2012 17:55:06 | More by mtbdonn
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Dusty6467

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A: clean, clear, light, blonde, 2 finger head that dissipates very quickly.

S: faint smell of citrus hops and bread, not much here

T: metallic- almost like a cheap champagne, faint citrus taste;I expected more

M: clean, light and crisp

O: decent blonde ale, but subpar. Very sessionable with high ABV, but not my personal choice for a blonde ale- drinks more like an American light lager.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 18:52:37 | More by Dusty6467
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theParish


4/5  rDev +19.8%

12-07-2012 08:34:18 | More by theParish
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stoney1031

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

12-02-2012 19:44:02 | More by stoney1031
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

12-02-2012 01:22:19 | More by crobinso
True Blonde Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.