Sheet Metal Blonde | Barley Island Brewing Company

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Sheet Metal BlondeSheet Metal Blonde
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Sheet Metal BlondeSheet Metal Blonde

Brewed by:
Barley Island Brewing Company
Indiana, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by zerk on 07-02-2004

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3.32/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.06/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle. Pours a rather hazy golden color with a moderate white head on it. Nose has a decent amount of wheat in there with a moderate amount of coriander and spice. Taste has a little bit of citrus to it, but with a sweet finish to it that was unexpected. OK.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.95/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Most carbonated beverage I've ever seen. The bottle cap practically popped itself and before I had less than an ounce of beer in the glass, the head was overflowing. Seriously. I've never seen anything so ridiculous.

When all is said and done, it looks the part of a wit. Lemonade yellow, cloudy, and bubbles forming non-stop from the bottom. As mentioned, the head is really over the top. Bright white, bubbles of all shapes and sizes, major retention and an agent orange sticky lace.

Scents of straw, cut grass, spices, honey and citrus fruits emanate from the head.

Tastes like a hybrid. It's got some wit characteristics, but also tastes like a shandy. A lot of lemon and wheat, and lots of carbonation.

While the feel was ok with me, it's a bit carbonated for a wit, which I normally associate with having a smooth wheat feel. This has a bit from the carbonation and citrus from beginning to end. Very acidic. Medium bodied. Some spice. Not much from the hops.

If you can get past the ridiculous head and carbonation, it's a really good beer, that's easy to drink (once the head falls) and has only moderate alcohol so you can enjoy lots of them.

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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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Sheet Metal Blonde from Barley Island Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 66 ratings