Patriot Ale | JoBoy's Brew Pub

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
JoBoy's Brew Pub
Pennsylvania, United States
joboysbrewpub.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Blonde Ale is smooth, easy drinking beer with a light body, and has the lowest alcohol content of our offerings. With light fruity esters, a touch of malt character, and just enough hops to keep things balanced. This is a very approachable selection for those new to craft beer.

Added by akorsak on 07-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
0%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of woodychandler
3.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Transcribed from notes:

It was presented with a finger of bone-white head, but it had all but disappeared by the time that I got to it. It had a light maltiness on the nose, but it was pretty innocuous, by intent. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium and I actually could taste some bittering hops in the mouth. It would not put off the novice, which is who this was intended for, but it was acti=ually more bitter than some low alcohol beers that I have had. Finish was lightly sweet, not overwhelming, pleasant enough as a diversion, but just not my speed.

 552 characters

Photo of akorsak
3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served at the brewpub.

A: The blonde ale is appropriately blonde, a pale golden yellow color that is crystal clear. A thin band of head separates the beer from the air, like a band of wax in a Mason jar of preserves.

S: The blonde ale has a fruity sweet aroma, malt driven. The nose is generally mild, especially on the hop-front.

T: The esters are a welcome addition to the blonde ale, spicing it up significantly. The biscuity pale malts are light, a soft base for the sweetness of the yeast. Hoppiness is almost nonexistent but I think that any significant bitterness would get in the way. The finish of the ale, for such a small beer, is quite nice, showcasing more of the spicy fruitiness.

M: The mouthfeel is yeast-driven, accelerated beyond what a normal blonde ale should be. A good start to my day.

D: The weakest (by abv) offering at JoBoy's, this is a strong gateway brew, a good drink.

 912 characters

Patriot Ale from JoBoy's Brew Pub
3.56 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.