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:
No notes at this time.

Added by montageman on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
492
Reviews:
115
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
18.33%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
119
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 492 |  Reviews: 115
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

Photo of red94tt
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of krl2112
3.56/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
2.76/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Red5StandingBy
4/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of torwart68
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of torwart94
3.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bakkerman1
3.47/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Raime
3.06/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
3.11 out of 5 based on 492 ratings.
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