Hazy Sun Blonde (Belgian Blonde) | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Bighuge on 06-30-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Photo of tavernjef
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On-Tap - Color of light yellow, thickly hazed much like a hefe, cloud of yellow musty mist, very thin head of whiteness, some light lacing in spots. Smell is a bright but somewhat subdued wheat, lemony sweet and yeasty fresh. Not strong at first but gained some nose as it was consumed. Taste is alot more then the nose, quite flavorful of lemon, tangy sweet wheat, light souring yeast, some snappy hops helping out with some of the fruityness which seems to get much nicer as its consumed, strange glass with some gulps more full then others. Its a good summer refresher, light in most gulps in body but as noted some are more full then others. Barring that, this stuff goes down like a good Belgian summer should, light but flavorful, sweet and easy and quenchable.

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Photo of feloniousmonk
4.22/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: cloudy, bright yellow color, with a thin, bone-white head.
Aroma: bright, bold, lemony, sweet, but also exhibiting a touch of sour, perfectly balance, zesty and invigorating. The kind of smell my nose likes to bet next to!
Brilliant hop blitz up front, tingly taste thereafter. Body is light, but substantial, full, even forceful with flavor.
A warmth takes up residence in the mouth, a sunny, exuberent feeling that is most welcome to the senses!
Sweetness becomes more prominent the deeper we get into the glass.
A very tasty treat, and another excellent acheivement by Town Hall.

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Photo of ZAP
3.31/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I haven't had mcuh experience with Belgian light ales and this one while good really does not make me want to drink it again....Bright yellow colored with some haze....soft nose...faint wheat grit.taste is spicy, and tangy...almost rye like...refreshing but not loaded with flavor..finishes slightly dry...mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium bodied and spritzy....has a bit of a Whit feel to it....

Really nothing jumpsout at me about this beer to make me want to try it again...It's certainly not abad beer, but the brewery makes SO many more better beers..reminds me alittle of a slightly thicker Redhook SunRye Ale....Perhaps the least favorite Townhall beer I have tried...

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Photo of Bighuge
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is hazy golden. Not much of a head though. A little mustiness on the nose. A little yeastiness too. And some wheat malt. Subdued flavor tones of lemongrass, wheat malt and yeast. Tanginess is present as well. And some light peppery tones. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Very quaffable. Given the A/V of this beer, it could be quite dangerous.

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Hazy Sun Blonde (Belgian Blonde) from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
3.92 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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