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Pick Axe Blonde Ale - Keweenaw Brewing Company

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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.43%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Keweenaw Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The lightest in our family of ales, a true single malt. Refreshing to taste, gorgeous to look at and a great introduction to the extraordinary world of craft-brewed Michigan beers. This light golden ale comes with a distinctive malt flavor and just a kiss of hops.

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 02-16-2005)
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I was in Iron Mountain and went out to eat at Spud’s Bistro. I was glad to see about a half dozen decent beer choices. The Pick Axe Blonde was from a local craft brewery, so I thought I would give it a try.

Poured from a can to a sham glass, the beer is a light gold with an off white head.

It has light malts and hops on the nose.

This is a mild mannered brew. No off or odd tastes, just slightly sweet malts and crackers with a wisp of pear.

Mouth is about what you would expect for such a light beer. This would be the mildest of crossover beers.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

One of KBC's better standard beers, but there seems to be something missing in the overall flavor of the beer. Maybe it is the hop content or the malt, but if you would like a decent Blonde Ale this would be a good place to start with a small brewery from Michigan's UP.

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Appearance: Golden with decent white lacing and foam. Very little carbonation.

Smell: Strong pineapple, apple, and caramel. Very fresh end an extremely unexpected tropical surprise.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Sour apple and tropical pineapple. Again, very unexpected and excellent. Light crisp body with a slight vinegar aftertaste.

Overall: One of my new favorite light beers.

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Pick Axe Blonde Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.