FreeStone Blonde Ale | Bloomington Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Bloomington Brewing Company
Indiana, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BitteBier on 07-02-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by TheDM:
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2.32/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This brew poured a weak transparent yellow orange colored body with a very small head of fine white bubbles. IT has a mild malt-hop aroma and a smooth slightly fizzy bitter start with a lingering hop finish. It also had a weak watery mouth feel to it.

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Photo of hotstuff
2.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured no head and there was no lacing. There was no carbonation observed. It had a sweet aroma to it. It had a bitter taste and an aftertaste that lingered. This brew was watery and thin. I compared it as an American mass-produced beer; however, it was just a bit better than a Bud.

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Photo of JamesS
2.93/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Came to the table a nice golden color, although it had no head and no lacing. Slight malty, wheaty scent, but nothing very much there, either. Good taste, a well balanced blonde, with a slight malt leaning. Goes down well. I recommend trying it, but it's far from my favorite BBC offering.

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Photo of BitteBier
3.13/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Arrived at the table with an appropriately summery lemony-straw color. Slightly hazy with a spartan head. Smell is very soft and subtle, with muted grains dominant. Taste is similarly muted, though inoffensive. Soft grainy start and a tart, but not quite crisp, middle. Finish is uneventful--just a slow fade. The light, refreshing mouthfeel is the greatest asset of this beer, which would benefit from a slightly crisper texture and more character in the flavor.

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FreeStone Blonde Ale from Bloomington Brewing Company
2.77 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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