Dirty Blonde Ale | Atwater Brewery

Dirty Blonde AleDirty Blonde Ale
BA SCORE
3.21/5
504 Ratings
Dirty Blonde AleDirty Blonde Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States
atwaterbeer.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by montageman on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,241
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
504
pDev:
17.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
124
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 504 |  Reviews: 117
Photo of dswion
5/5  rDev +55.8%

Photo of Joshua-C-Doe
5/5  rDev +55.8%

Photo of LizzyLeader
5/5  rDev +55.8%

Photo of Chrissythebeerlover
4.89/5  rDev +52.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely love this beer. I drink this very often with my family since it is my mother's favorite. Great beer during the summer, really tasty and flavorful. Very citrusy and tastes great with an orange slice.

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Photo of tgavrilos
4.75/5  rDev +48%

Photo of Rostie
4.75/5  rDev +48%

Photo of Aklein111
4.75/5  rDev +48%

Photo of mschultz88
4.66/5  rDev +45.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very good beer, one of my personal favorites. It is an unfilterd wheat ale, so be sure to tilt the bottle over and give it a good whirl to stir it up before enjoying. Has a good orange zest, finished by a nice tang. I'll keep this as my go-to.

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Photo of RyanByorick
4.66/5  rDev +45.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Light fruity flavor but not real.sweet

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Photo of Suskind
4.55/5  rDev +41.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of senorscientist
4.5/5  rDev +40.2%

Photo of MJCASRoma
4.5/5  rDev +40.2%

Photo of Kataco16
4.48/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A good, refreshing beer for summer

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Photo of Coreyrk
4.35/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eric_Smith
4.3/5  rDev +34%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TinyRicks
4.28/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Dirty Blonde is a great summer beer and the slight citrus flavor is just right in my opinion - not to much, not to little. Taste wise it's not as bitter as Oberon, but a little less sweet than Shock Top.

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Photo of pBRale
4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of probert
4.25/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cottington
4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of Hrodebert
4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of drchaseums
4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of AtrumAnimus
4.23/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a perfect blonde color with a thin and rich white head. The head settles leaving a thin lace.

The nose is earthy and grassy with hints of bread, camphor and apples.

The taste is peppery hops n a dry malt bed with some pine, lavender and vanilla in the mix.

The mouthfeel is rich and satisfying with this particular style.

Overall a very drinkable and enjoyable beer.

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Photo of martinmontano50
4.2/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of americanbeerbuzz
4.11/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured into a "weizzen" style glass, though this beer is an American Wheat, but the glass fits the style all the same.

Pours a two finger head and retains a nice luster. Color is exactly what I want to see from this style of beer. Hazy, cloudy and sort of deep lemon yellow.

It has a nice mouthfeel, an orange coriander flavor that is long lasting, about halfway into the beer i'm feeling like I will drink another after I gulp the rest of this down.

Cheers!

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Photo of EmGM
4.06/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Look: hazy bright gold
Smell: citrus, earthy, spice, bread
Taste: a tad malty, light peppery taste, definitely taste the citrus, tad grassy
Aftertaste: a bit of a light hop aftertaste due to the citrus and lighter tones
Overall: pretty okay, would have again

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Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 504 ratings
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