Blonde Ambition | Great South Bay Brewery

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Brewed by:
Great South Bay Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This blonde ale captures our lively spirit in a glass. It’s bubbly, fruity and fresh, with a sassy ending. It’s the perfect choice any time of the year, but favored at the beach, the boat or at your summer BBQ. Invigorating and inviting, this blonde will sweeten your appetite and leave you wanting more. We can’t reveal all of her secret ingredients but you’ll have fun discovering them all summer long!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving wisps of lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of apricots are present in the nose; these become prominent once the beer warms up.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is dominated by flavors of apricots and has slight hints of sweetness from the underlying malts.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I'm not a big fan of blonde ales, but I really enjoyed this one as the aromas and flavors of apricots kept it from being bland. The lighter body nature of this beer makes it very easy to drink, and I could see this as being a good beer for the beach or the pool on a hot summer day.

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Blonde Ambition from Great South Bay Brewery
3.63 out of 5 based on 91 ratings.
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