Honest Ale | Johansson's Dining House

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Brewed by:
Johansson's Dining House
Maryland, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by tugdriver7 on 09-02-2009

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of siege06nd
4.24/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a simple, straightforward golden ale. The hopping is refined and is balanced nicely with some crackery malt. Really well done

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Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of bmur112
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of martinproulx15
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of nickthetick
3.15/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: a clear yellow into an american shaker pint glass with a finger of white head that dissipates quickly and leaves spotted lacing.

S: some pale and caramel malts. That's about it.

T: the same malts as in the nose. Sweet.

MF: there is a nice effervescence and I medium body to this beer. Crisp smooth and refreshing.

D: I would buy another growler of this but wouldn't pass up a new seasonal.

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Photo of tugdriver7
3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear gold in the glass with light carbonation evident and a soft foam ring on top. Not much in the nose but some clean malt. Taste is initially sweet, buttery malt with a hint of hops bitterness to balance. No complexity, but that may be the point here. A definite K├Âlsch-like offering, light bodied, simple, refreshing and great for washing down Johansson's Bison Burger (gotta love buffalo meat). A nice change of pace from the more complex or hoppy beers, and an excellent "starter" micro for your macro-drinking friends. Good stuff, however.

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Honest Ale from Johansson's Dining House
3.54 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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