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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

350 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 350
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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zimm421

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

09-28-2013 01:26:50 | More by zimm421
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Jame515

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

09-25-2013 03:17:23 | More by Jame515
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

09-17-2013 02:23:01 | More by rxthree
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -10.2%

09-05-2013 18:55:16 | More by MinorThreat
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

09-05-2013 12:55:25 | More by mychalg9
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MJSJr

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

09-04-2013 16:55:16 | More by MJSJr
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moarmare

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

09-03-2013 12:38:00 | More by moarmare
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mcdsports

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

09-02-2013 18:49:09 | More by mcdsports
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APB

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

08-16-2013 07:11:11 | More by APB
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

08-13-2013 22:56:54 | More by steamboatbrewer
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

08-10-2013 06:25:08 | More by danthehopslamman
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Packman4IL

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

08-09-2013 01:51:51 | More by Packman4IL
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A 355ml bottle with no visible BB date (smudged off). However I believe that this bottle is out of date - I hope it hasn't deteriorated too much. Picked up a while back from Trembling Madness in York. The ingredient list mentions that this contains wildflower honey.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A bright pale-gold colour with faint haze and medium carbonation. Forms a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a patchy surface layer. Some lacing. Aroma of light malt with hints of fruity ale yeast, subtle grass and faint stewed hops. Grainy and very slightly sweet, with a twinge of cardboard. Not much going on.

Tastes of light malt with a mild, dry finish. Notes of fruity ale yeast, grain, subtle grass/hay, faint earthiness and stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a crisp, mild bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and decent body that matches the style. Slightly astringent, with an weak aftertaste of light malt and fruity yeast esters.

So-so; not unpleasant but not terribly impressive either. Looks quite nice, but the aroma and flavour are bland and understated. A decent body can't rescue it. The honey might be there - an evanescent floweriness lurks in the background, however it's hard to be sure. Drinkable but forgettable. No need to seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 23:22:37 | More by jazzyjeff13
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jak

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

08-04-2013 05:59:27 | More by jak
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

08-02-2013 01:31:06 | More by RedneckBeerz
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swmay8627

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

08-01-2013 20:14:27 | More by swmay8627
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jkd03c

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

07-28-2013 02:46:21 | More by jkd03c
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OgreSanchez

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

07-27-2013 23:57:40 | More by OgreSanchez
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alexanf

Mississippi

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

07-27-2013 16:08:34 | More by alexanf
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-23-2013 16:53:00 | More by drummermattie02
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ortie

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-22-2013 22:28:48 | More by ortie
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-22-2013 00:44:14 | More by BeerOps
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-19-2013 18:52:08 | More by Eaglefan344
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E_Cox

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-15-2013 08:44:08 | More by E_Cox
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a bit into a cup to see how it looks. Pale, straw golden nice big white foamy head.

Aroma is light. Some very subtle hints of corn. Honey. Spice and citrus. All are light at the most. Kind of a lemon-snap cookie aroma

Flavors are also light. More malt than snap, but not clinging. Some clove and spice. Real easy on the palate, no corn or other defects. Light green grass.

This beer goes down quite well. Could use a bit more spice, just a bit. Body was light and carbonation seemed a bit down. Still, good summer beer

Serving type: can

07-13-2013 22:15:56 | More by Mebuzzard
True Blonde Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.