Oval Beach Blonde Ale | Saugatuck Brewing Company

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143 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
saugatuckbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mcallister on 02-27-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
31
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
15.03%
 
 
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0
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Ratings: 143 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of Tone
3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of wheat, pale malt, hint of lemongrass, slight spicy hops, hint of floral hops, and slight honey. Fits the style of an American Blonde Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of wheat, pale malt, hint of lemongrass, slight spicy hops, hint of floral hops, and slight honey. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Z-man
2.89/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jduprey007
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Try-em-all
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Golden yellow color, light head from a regular pour, beer smells better (citrussy) than it tastes, relatively smooth. I won't get this one again.

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gulli
3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice for summer.bubbly, light , lotsa foam head. A little thin, but nice when hot , not heavy.

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Photo of komatsukiller
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nunya
3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zeff80
3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
2.91/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of davet100
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.94/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MichMike
2.84/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jack74
4.22/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeZ9654
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smooth beer! You could definitely take some to the beach!

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Photo of LloydDobler
3.22/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mcrawford
3.64/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MadMike27
3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigleague
3.13/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WoodBrew
3.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours brilliant gold with 1” white foam cap that dissipates to film A touch of skunk on the nose but after a few swirls most of the skunk goes away and you pick up some malt. It’s actually rich and malty with a fruit touch sweetened by light caramel. Barely discernable mild hop bitterness. Medium light body and medium carbonation. Nothing special.

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Oval Beach Blonde Ale from Saugatuck Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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