NOLA Blonde Ale | New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

NOLA Blonde AleNOLA Blonde Ale
BA SCORE
3.51/5
212 Ratings
NOLA Blonde AleNOLA Blonde Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Louisiana, United States
nolabrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A great introductory craft beer, NOLA Blonde is a medium-bodied traditional American blonde ale - golden in color with floral and citrus hop aromas.

Added by Beerbuddha on 12-30-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,684
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
212
pDev:
13.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
31
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KennyDerenbecker
3.32/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had it on tap at a French Quarter oyster house. Like most places here, it I served in a plastic cup. Anyway, looked like a decent blonde with a nice bready, somewhat sweet taste. It went well with charbroiled oysters so I was happy!

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Photo of justme
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Branlott42
3.34/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.07/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Blackop555
3.56/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours cloudy gold. White, medium, foamy head stays shortly.

Smells malti, citrusy and bready.

Taste bready malt, lightly sweet, fading to a light bitter Citrus. finish is lingering light bitter citrus. Light body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of scootercrabb
3.69/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
3.61/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap in some dive blues bar in New Orleans

White foam quickly settles to a layer of foam

Clear Honey amber liquid

Not much on the aroma

Get more malts than the hops

Good cold refreshment on a hot humid night

Nice beer

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Photo of SomewhereInTheMiddle
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tigerbrau
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MJ64
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bongobeer
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssimpson89
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MBernard
3.17/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

While not horrible, it seems rather bland overall and not particularly noticeable in a beer line up. Better than water but plenty of other better choices out there.

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Photo of zaraspook
3.19/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stengelfoot
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.41/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shradical
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsprain1
3.04/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheRock7755
3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SFNC
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of philbe311
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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NOLA Blonde Ale from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 212 ratings
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