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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

359 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | 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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mac10thmtn


3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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

Colorado

3/5  rDev -10.4%

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

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -21.5%

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.

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


4/5  rDev +19.4%

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

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3%

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

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -3%

12-02-2012 01:22:19 | More by crobinso
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dkw0063

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-01-2012 15:13:21 | More by dkw0063
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ironwill54


2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

11-28-2012 21:20:20 | More by ironwill54
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Twincrasher


2.78/5  rDev -17%

A: Average look for blonde. Not impressive head for this style. Like much more in terms of head and lacing for blonde.

S: Metalic. Common for this brewery so far.

T: Eh. Phenol flavors that seem to overpower. Not very balanced.

O: Good, but not too impressive.

11-26-2012 20:31:48 | More by Twincrasher
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -70.1%

11-16-2012 03:31:55 | More by dgrauwiler
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3%

11-13-2012 20:27:13 | More by RBorsato
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Hellpop65

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

11-11-2012 22:06:46 | More by Hellpop65
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Mordhaus

Texas

2/5  rDev -40.3%

11-11-2012 03:19:00 | More by Mordhaus
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-10-2012 00:50:59 | More by Molson2000
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fishguyac

Virginia

5/5  rDev +49.3%

11-08-2012 20:49:34 | More by fishguyac
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

11-08-2012 06:13:23 | More by ScubaSteve00
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3%

10-30-2012 18:50:07 | More by jklecko2
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.35/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a 12 oz can, into a tumbler.

A: Hay color. Medium heavy carbonation. Pours about a half finger, foamy, white head. Settles pretty quickly, leaving a blanket of foam on the surface. Thick, beer ring lacing.

S: French bread.... not much else.

T: Sourdough bread, with a really doughy, pungent flavor.

M: Light body, pungent aftertaste.

D: Pound and enjoy.

Atmosphere is good enough. Fair body, and nondescript nose. Flavor is a light and crisp doughy thing. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

10-28-2012 03:08:10 | More by bmwats
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Hacksaw34

Colorado

4/5  rDev +19.4%

10-26-2012 03:41:54 | More by Hacksaw34
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Al_Rico_Rod

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

10-24-2012 16:28:20 | More by Al_Rico_Rod
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev +3%

Pours straw gold color and is clear. Modest head that dies off to rim bubbles. No lace.

Mild raw grain smell. It's as if the barley was barely malted. Low hop.

Reminds me of a Kolsch, which is a distinct improvement from the smell. Lots of pale malt up front with just enough hop to provide balance. The body of this beer seems off to me; it's way too thin and the carbonation is way to high. This is distracting. Otherwise, I find this to be a flavorful blonde.

10-24-2012 12:59:21 | More by smcolw
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

10-16-2012 21:42:41 | More by RblWthACoz
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gtermi

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3%

10-11-2012 03:44:05 | More by gtermi
True Blonde Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.