Guinness Blonde American Lager | Guinness Ltd.

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Guinness Blonde American LagerGuinness Blonde American Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jhartley on 07-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,104
Reviews:
192
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
18.18%
 
 
Wants:
76
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For Trade:
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Photo of EmeraldMist
2.67/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Look - Pours a clear dark golden color, short cap of white head, no lacing.
Aroma - Mildly sweet, grainy, hint of toast.
Taste - Straightforward, pale malt sweetness up front, grainy mid palate, finishes quick and clean with a vague leafy hop note. Hops are primarily there for bitterness. Dull.
Feel - Light body, smooth, a bit watery, drinkable.

Overall - Not bad but nothing to write home about. There are much better pale lagers at a far cheaper price.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.7/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of hreardonjr
4.51/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Nice beer. Priced out of whack but would probably reach for a Dos Equis or Molson before I spend the change on this one.

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Photo of ThemThangs
3.21/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Crisp, refreshing, feels quite carbonated in my mouth. The main tasting note I am getting makes me think of citrus. I'm surprised how much I can taste the hops...I was expecting it to be sweeter for some reason. It kind of reminds me of some of the pilsners I've had.

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Photo of Junichi
3.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hackattack
2.75/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A guy working at a liquor store recommended this to my wife. I don't know what he was thinking. This was way not worth the cost. Pretty bland.

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Photo of Ardeer
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mr_Rocca
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigred89
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Latarnik
2.83/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mrfrancis
3.01/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Niceroad77
3.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kraig
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.96/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dirtyharry2489
2.82/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Strigiform_Witness
3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.59/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall, this is a decent blonde. A little more bitter than I was expecting, and there is just nothing special about it. Refreshing, but just OK. Slainte!

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Photo of myblais
3.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A reasonable lager from Guinness. Medium malty bodied, pours golden, sweet caramel aroma.
Better than most macro lagers.

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Photo of MamashieldsMeow
3.8/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

We found a six pack for $6.99, and since it is St Patrick's Day, we thought we would try this instead of our usual weekend afternoon easy drinker light blonde. I'm drinking one right now, and it is going down pretty easily and quickly, along with a bowl of ballpark peanuts. It's definitely a step up from a Miller or Bud, probably along the lines of a Sam Adams or Shiner Blonde. I think it will pair fairly well with the corned beef we are having for dinner. I won't likely buy it again unless it is on sale, but it's fun and better than decent for a St Patrick's Day lighter beer.

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Photo of Brewsome
3.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

4.26/5 rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving: Bottle. Style: American Lager

A: Golden color, medium-high carbonation. Creamy head. Medium lacing @1/4 full glass - nice for a lager. Served in chilled glass.

S: Citrus/pine hop aroma.

T: With medium maltiness, biscuit flavor, some fruit. Medium hop flavor combination (Mosaic/Willmette) of lemon and spice.

O: Decent lager from the crew at City Brewing - contracted by Guinness to brew this beer. Hop combo needs some tweaking. The Guinness ale yeast-for-lager is throwing off some aftertaste. I prefer my lagers clean. I would like to taste this beer on tap/keg for a more accurate flavor profile.

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Photo of MJ64
3.36/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbaz
3.16/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
2.84/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CobraDC23
3.73/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Guinness Blonde American Lager from Guinness Ltd.
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