Homeport Blonde | Scuttlebutt Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2003

BEER STATS
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
76
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
22.74%
 
 
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1
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11
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Photo of tbeck
2.82/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Poured a pale golden yellow, slight cloudiness. One-half finger that stayed around.

S - Mixture of hops and malt, slight hint of citrius.

T - Bitter flavor, acidic taste and aftertaste. Not much balance with the hops, slight metallic taste to it.

M - Decent mouthfeel, on the light side.

D - Once was enough.

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Photo of RJLarse
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I bought a bomber of Scuttlebutt Homeport Blonde Ale at a grocery store to taste and review. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a rich gold color and is slightly hazy. A fizzy white head forms and is gone in a flash, leaving a brew that looks like apple cider.

The smell is floral with a distinct yeast presence.

The taste is pretty good, a biscuit flavor up front with a little fruity tang, and then a mild bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is good, crisp and clean, moderately carbonated.

Very drinkable. Not a real remarkable beer, certainly drinkable. Nice flavor, good crisp body and low ABV make it a nice sessionable beer, especially on a summer day. I wouldn't go out of my way form Homeport Blonde, but I wouldn't turn it down either.

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Photo of Gavage
3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: yellow in color with a 1" head that lingers around a while. Nice carboantion bubbles. Light lace develops.

Smell: light grass is all that is detectable.

Taste: bready malt, grass, lemon zest, and very mild bitterness. Pretty flavorful for a blonde ale.

Mouthfeel: crisp from start to finish. Clean aftertaste. Lighter in body.

Drinkability: a great summertime refreshing beer. This hits the mark on flavor and refreshment. Give it a try.

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Photo of RoyalT
3.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – This Blonde Ale is gold in color and a bit hazy. The head is modest but retentive just like it’s supposed to be.

Smell – The malt aroma here is light and a bit grainy with maybe a wisp of bread or biscuit. The hops are lighter still and remind me of a mild green tea smell.

Taste – The grain really steps things up at the taste. There’s a mild sweetness in the middle that reminds me of cornbread. The hops are kind of European tasting. I wonder if they use those UK Goldings like they do with their IPA.

Mouthfeel – This is shy of medium-bodied and has a clean, crisp mouthfeel helped along by some light dryness and explosive carbonation.

Drinkability – I was parched when I opened this, so it went down quickly. It’s a solid summer ale that delivers on its modest expectations.

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Photo of GClarkage
3.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

06/18/05- Had on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Billings, MT.

Presentation- 22oz bottle poured into a 8 oz plastic cup. YEHAW! Didn't check the bottle for dates.

Appearance- Light golden in color, a small ultra white and creamy head. Light lacing.

Smell- A tad fruity scent, but overall nothing special.

Taste- Mild hops and grains. Maybe some citrus rind in the mix. Rather blah.

Mouthfeel- Slightly watery and thin. Medium to lower carbonation level.

Drinkability- Have had several better blondes than this...beers included :)

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Homeport Blonde from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 76 ratings.
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