Dirty Blonde Ale | Atwater Brewery

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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:
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Added by montageman on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
495
Reviews:
116
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
18.33%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
120
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 495 |  Reviews: 116
Photo of msumike89
3.36/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Remmy800
3.09/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of monkbrewed
3.01/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cr0wley
4/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like it. I'm not a snob, I just like things that taste good. This is a nice refreshing summer bbq sort of ale. Orange and coriander are pretty apparent.

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Photo of YalovaIA
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.55/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JacobKimerer
3.81/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very light, pretty watery, but definitely a good enough beer for summer. Pours a foggy orange color. Not much aroma. Enough citrus flavor to give it that crisp, refreshing taste.

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Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.17/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Taste: sharp and crisp with coriander spice, orange peel and wheat notes. biscuit herbal nose.
Pale gold and mostly clear with a white head and some lace.
Medium lite body. Smooth and flavorful. 8 IBUs

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Photo of zaraspook
3.56/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eric_Smith
4.3/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chillin
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EtOHMD
2.78/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bwbetts
3.13/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

Photo of NorthernMichiganLogan
3.09/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of plumberman63
2.43/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Very pale yellow, no head. Not much aroma, slight citrus. Taste about the same, slight sweet and citrus. Very thin/watery. Probably be a decent hot day beer. Not much better then coors light.

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Photo of TinyRicks
4.28/5  rDev +37.6%
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 Abragg3
3.16/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Lembeh
4.03/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeMans
3.65/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMS1512
3.6/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy gold color.

Overall: The aroma is of light citrus and light wheat. Taste of lemon, orange peel, coriander, wheat, bread, herbal and light pepper. Slight earthy herbal bitterness on the finish. Good balance and robustness of malt, spice, and hop flavors. Very easy drinking, summer beer.

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Photo of tekstr1der
3.82/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Similar to Blue Moon, just not as good. Pours a hazy straw golden with dissipated white head. Aroma is spicy with citrus. Flavor is pretty decent, very drinkable, with slight sweetness of malt and orange. Finish is fairly clean and dry, but just too low abv, and thus watery.

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Photo of probert
4.25/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
3.11 out of 5 based on 495 ratings.
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