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Peninsula Brewer's Reserve | Kenai River Brewing Co.

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Peninsula Brewer's ReservePeninsula Brewer's Reserve

Brewed by:
Kenai River Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A light, straw-colored ale. A fresh, clean aroma with very subtle hops. Crisp in the taste with a slight fruitiness. Finished dry and refreshing.

Added by JMBSH on 10-12-2013

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 13
Reviews by drinkAK:
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

More User Reviews:
Photo of itracy63
3.37/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carlson8tor
1.95/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

When poured this beer his a bright white head to it. Very small head. Aroma is malty with little to no hop aroma. Appearance is cloudy seems to be a bit of a chill haze.( I am use to Blonde ales being crystal clear). Very similar to a bud light or coors light. Not really impressed.

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Photo of ZekeMillz
2.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There was nothing that separated this from the cheap beer that it emulates. It wasn't terrible. It just wasn't worth paying craft beer prices for it.

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Photo of Mickeyp2814
3.78/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very good blonde. Really nothing special about it but compared to most and to mainstream brew this is above average. Pours a cloudy gold with white head. Smells of wheat or slight grass. Same comes through in taste but finishes clean. This is a great "go to" brew.

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Photo of irishevans
3.76/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of JMBSH
3.34/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a New Belgium tulip glass:

A - Little less then a finger of head with a hard pour that then fades. Light coating on top of the liquid. Some steady carbonation rising from the center. Light orange in color. Noticed this is a bit unfiltered with some suspended specks floating in the beer.

S - Slightly fruity in nature.

T - Mild taste with almost no hop bitterness. A touch of citrus. Finishes dry with no aftertaste.

M - Light feel with almost no noticeable carbonation in my mouth. Very smooth.

O - If handed a pint without know what it was and just tasted it, it would taste similar to some mainstream lagers at first. But where they would leave a aftertaste, this finishes clean. It's mild sweetness comes off more citrus then corn. Not a style I look for but it would have been a good beer to have on a warm day on a patio.

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Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcm75
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
2.78/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of unclekeith
3.93/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SitkaSteve
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

I had this in a pint glass.
The appearance was a semi - hazy yellow color with streams of carbonation seen rising to feed a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light stringy lacing here and there.
The smell had a light sweet corn.
The taste was mainly just the sweet corn.
The mouthfeel was soft and light all around.
Overall, average blonde ale but fairly decent to have on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Iowacraft
3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

Peninsula Brewer's Reserve from Kenai River Brewing Co.
3.13 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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