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:
1,122
Reviews:
197
Avg:
3.29
pDev:
18.24%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
625
For Trade:
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Photo of NeverSettle
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dacrza1
2.59/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

DATE: August 13, 2017... OCCASION: finishing up a nice weekend with Jer and Matt by watching Game of Thrones... GLASSWARE: Hennepin pokal... pours a medium-amber body with an off-white, quarter-finger ring... bubbles are reasonable and centered... aroma arrives with cracker, noble hops, hay, honey, and orange peel... the body is drinkable, without any real dimension that endears... the finish is short, and the mouthfeel is slightly effervescent... the the flavor profile is malt-forward, with biscuit, butter, lemon, hay, and malts... thanks to Billy for bringing this six last get-together.... the beer isn't quite worth the Guinness name,but did we really need a European brewery trying to create an "American" lager....

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Photo of Fusion7777
3.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spectru
3.3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Rich amber color, half an inch of creamy foam, indistinct aroma, not unpleasant mild taste.

Though I'm not a great fan of Guinness Stout, with this famous name I expected more, even if it is blonde and American

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Photo of Grizhall
3.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of apartin
3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TylerGoble1
3.41/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kybeerdrinker
3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spencer96
1.76/5  rDev -46.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

It was an ok beer but if I want a guinness I'm going to have the original guinness.

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Photo of YoungMtn52
3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice crisp smooth beer that is very drinkable -- a like it a lot....

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Photo of mmmbeer89
3.62/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It kind of lacks flavor otherwise I would have given a higher rating for taste but i still think it tastes good. I've had it a few times now and always enjoyed it.

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Photo of Mriley_0221
2.87/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brewnme
3.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.42/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of feuematt
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A beer whose taste is dominated by malts....A step above a macro but not quite a micro...overall though a pretty decent beer that should be tried at least once.

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Photo of bumbledink
2.29/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Droinx
4.43/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EmeraldMist
2.67/5  rDev -18.8%
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 +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hreardonjr
4.51/5  rDev +37.1%
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 -2.4%
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 +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hackattack
2.75/5  rDev -16.4%
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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Guinness Blonde American Lager from Guinness Ltd.
3.29 out of 5 based on 1,122 ratings.
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