Bare Ass Blonde Ale | DuClaw Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NeroFiddled on 11-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
242
Reviews:
49
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
13.62%
 
 
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5
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74
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5/5  rDev +44.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of BlueCrabCafeofCrisfieldMD
4.51/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not overwhelmingly hoppy, crisp, ale-like lemon or orange finish. Color is a harvest gold and the aroma is a deep bouquet of woodsy lemon. I recommend this to all pale ale lovers as a 'first kiss'. This is a great addition to my stable of micro brews that I offer customers on the lower eastern shore.

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4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

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4.43/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasted at the Arundel Mills location on 6/30/04.

Light golden color with a low ring for the head. Nice grainy aroma and flavor with a touch of fruitiness and the perfect amount of hops to balance it out. Light bodied, clean, and very drinkable session brew.

A nice Blonde Ale which many brewpubs are unable to pull off.

From the DuClaw website:
Style: Blonde Ale
Color: Golden
Hop Variety: Fuggle & Goldings
Grains: Pale Malt, Wheat Malt, Carapils Malt
Bitterness Units: 19 IBUs
Gravity: 12.5 plato
Alcohol Content: 5% abv

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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4.21/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

My first try at a DuClaw offering and I ended up very happy.

Out of the bottle the brew has a hazy orangish hue with weak head and no lacing. It has a good wheat odor that you can taste quite easily throughout. I was mostly impressed with the mouthfeel - smooth, creamy, and lightly carbonated - just the way I like it. Overall, I enjoyed it and I'm glad I picked up a couple of other DuClaw offerings to try in the near future.

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4.12/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

some one bout this and I advised tem to go with the Hoptimum .. so he put one 6 pack back and grabbed the hoptimum .. I grabbed the bare ass ale ok but he got the better recommendation

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4.05/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden color with 1/2 inch head. Very good example of the style. Clean taste of toasted malt, honey, with a hoppy backbone that mixes well. I will pick this up again.

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4.02/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I just had Bare Ass Blonde for the first time at a beer festival and really enjoyed it. It has a golden color appropriate for a blonde ale, with a nice creamy white head and a subtle malty sweet smell. Bare Ass Blonde pairs very well with a multitude of foods. This is a good beer to serve to those who are just getting into the craft beer scene. It is only mildly hopped and yet is a full bodied brew.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twenteone
3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gavage
3.86/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Fells Point location.

Appearance: clear golden yellow color with a 1" head that lingers a while. Some light spots of lace develop during the session.

Smell: very little aroma as some grass and fruit sweetness are barely detectable.

Taste: mildly bready and some hints of graininess. Soft fruit sweetness, hay, light orange citrus, and mild bitterness round it out. Nothing to scream about, but quite tasty for the style.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp from start to finish. Brief aftertaste leaves the tongue quickly. Light-medium bodied beer.

Drinkability: a simple session beer here. Low alcohol and decent flavors make this a mildly interesting beer.

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Bare Ass Blonde Ale from DuClaw Brewing Company
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