Shady Blond | Prism Brewing Company

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Shady BlondShady Blond
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prism Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
prismbeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blonde Ale brewed with blood oranges

Added by jmdrpi on 09-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
17.26%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.84/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Prism Brewing Company "Shady Blonde" (although I see it's now spelled "Blond")
at the brewery on 9 April 2016

Notes: Hazy gold beneath a white head. The blood orange is clear in the aroma, and then even clearer in the flavor - it's full. The malt is biscuity, and the orange gives it a light, refreshing tartness with citrusy & slightly raspberry-like notes. Light to light-medium in body and crisp. Solidly bitter, it's a bit overdone, and that lingers in the finish, hurting its drinkability. It has potential, if they dropped it by 10 IBUs it could be a contender.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.71/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MKrauss
3.21/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WestmontDon
4.16/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TopherBreski
2.21/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Cloudy orange with an orange aroma. Taste is not good for a blonde. It's an IPA. It's pale and bitter which angers me a bit; I was mislead. The taste actually isn't bad but it's not a blonde.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of epyon396
3.37/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shandycan
3.55/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottbrew4u
3.82/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The blood oranges gave this blonde ale a darker then usual color. It was a very refreshing beer with those oranges for natural citrus sweetness. I would serve this up at a summer BBQ.

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Photo of Lambdon
2.59/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Best wine cooler I've ever had.

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3.31/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.71/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.76/5  rDev +11.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

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3.64/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of themotherculture
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of pao5035
3.16/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.24/5  rDev -3.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Chaos_31
5/5  rDev +48.8%

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Shady Blond from Prism Brewing Company
3.36 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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