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 gulli
3.57/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Another surprising beer that I wasn't expecting.
Such a refreshing taste, perfect for summer. About a 1 inch head, one finger. Lots of carbonation flowing continuously.
A light and spicy beer could easily drink three or four of these on a hot summer day.

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

Photo of martinmontano50
4.2/5  rDev +35%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nstygles
3.57/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joeroma5
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrborchert74
3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.59/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

I drank it from the bottle, so I can't comment on the look.

It has a citrusy/orangeish smell mixed with a light beer fragrance. Light beer taste, with a heavy citrus flavor.

Good on a hot summer day, and for those who might not like beers.

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Photo of bigleague
2.65/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rapayn01
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Frankly, this reminded me of Blue Moon, though with a cloudier and slightly darker look. I bought this in a mix 12 pack in MIchigan and was disappointed in the collection as a whole. The orange taste was not particularly potent to my tastebuds.

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Photo of Osulou92
3.12/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrianLC1990
3.8/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Pitcher at Anita's in Marine City, MI. Clean-tasting, wheaty malt flavour; not much hop presence. Pretty average blonde ale.

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Photo of 12ozfan
3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of trizarektops
3.06/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mxsluis
3.68/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JCoff
3.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of death2brutus
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Everything one would like in a quality American Pale Wheat Ale

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

Photo of entenduintransit
2.69/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DougT
3.47/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cryptichead
2.25/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Just cannot handle the sweet, nauseating (coriander and orange) flavor profile of this beer. Not as bad as Blue Moon, but close. I guess I am just not a fan of this particular iteration of a wheat ale.

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Photo of RyanByorick
4.66/5  rDev +49.8%
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 Leo-Dean
4.32/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tastes a lot like blue moon. Light and refreshing

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Photo of Kataco16
4.48/5  rDev +44.1%
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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Dirty Blonde Ale from Atwater Brewery
3.11 out of 5 based on 495 ratings.
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