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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

343 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | 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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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

08-01-2012 02:24:52 | More by ssimpson89
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dogfish7

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

07-24-2012 02:52:50 | More by dogfish7
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-24-2012 00:37:28 | More by 59rockabilly
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enelson

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

07-22-2012 17:37:12 | More by enelson
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shadowofthereaper_666

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-19-2012 07:52:21 | More by shadowofthereaper_666
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-15-2012 03:10:08 | More by bluckbeyes
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-10-2012 01:13:26 | More by Crimsontider22
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.35/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a clear golden/straw color. A fizzy white head dissipates soon, leaving a film. Some sticky lacing at first, then nothing. The beer smells slightly metallic, with malt and grassy notes. Tastes grassy, light, and somewhat of a lemon peel note. Mouthfeel is medium to light bodied.

Overall, standard fare from Ska. Not great, not awful. Pretty enjoyable when the temp is 103 and you're sitting on the deck, but I've had better. Not regrettable.

Serving type: can

07-04-2012 20:01:39 | More by JuicesFlowing
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pandajuice22


3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-30-2012 23:12:47 | More by pandajuice22
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kew

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-24-2012 20:20:18 | More by kew
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chugalug06

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Two-finger, soapy, white head. Brew has brilliant yellow clarity.

Saaz hops dominate. Honey and slight ABV burn are also prevalent. Very light.

Crisp, clean, smooth. A bit soapy, but not in a bad way. Very refreshing brew for a HOT day! Best served ice cold. Sessionable. Nice medium carbonation. No bitterness.

It's a refreshing Blonde, sure beats BMC for tailgating, parties, ect. Very sessionable. Highly recommended on hot days or for drinking outdoors.

Serving type: can

06-24-2012 19:17:50 | More by chugalug06
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nheinzie57

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

06-20-2012 14:47:44 | More by nheinzie57
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-20-2012 14:39:58 | More by cdwil
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carteravebrew

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

06-18-2012 18:53:20 | More by carteravebrew
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

3.2/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can, consumed out of the can

This beer has a rather enticing aroma. Crisp, almost lager like and somewhat wheaty. There is also a light fresh hop character to it.
The taste however, is not as impressive. There is no hop flavor and it is best compared to an adjunt lager with wheat. The beer is drinkable but the flavor wont keep you interested. The feel is light which isnt bad but the aftertaste is poor and rather bland. This is a step up from the big name beers but a small step indeed.

Serving type: can

06-18-2012 02:47:04 | More by TwelveOunces
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3/5  rDev -10.2%

05-30-2012 01:26:07 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-25-2012 15:12:29 | More by Hopmodium
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fatboy91

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-21-2012 17:00:46 | More by fatboy91
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EddieJoe

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.8%

05-18-2012 03:57:59 | More by EddieJoe
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binx

Colorado

4/5  rDev +19.8%

05-15-2012 16:05:43 | More by binx
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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ATXRyan

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%

05-01-2012 02:22:25 | More by ATXRyan
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-29-2012 21:57:30 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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BenSnowden


3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-22-2012 16:35:56 | More by BenSnowden
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thydarkprevails

Illinois

1.78/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

From a can to a duvel tulip. Beer pours a clear golden yellow with a finger length white head. Aroma is light bread, corn, very faint floral. Not much here. Taste is bready malt, more corn, and lower quality grains. Mouthfeel is thin and forgettable. Not my favorite beer.

Serving type: can

04-19-2012 11:39:41 | More by thydarkprevails
True Blonde Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.