Blonde Bear Lager | Alcatraz Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Alcatraz Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by womencantsail on 01-20-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One of the seasonal selections on tap at the brewpub in Orange, CA.
Clear, light gold (just a shade darker than yellow) color with a small white head. Minimal retention and/ or lace. The aroma was typical lager, some sweet graininess, a bit of floral hops. The flavor was decent, caramel malt with a touch of hop spice at the end. The body is light to medium, good carbonation. Light, refreshing, easily drinkable. The crowd I was with liked it as it was closest to Budweiser. Good enough, accept it for what it is.

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2.88/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)

A: The pour is a clear light copper color with a small white head which leaves no lacing.

S: The aroma is mostly sweet malt and grain with a touch of skunk that is reminiscent of a macro lager.

T: The flavor is a bit better than the nose with some sweet malt, grain, and a touch of caramel. There might also have been a few hints of spice as well.

M: The body is not as terribly thin as I was expecting. The carbonation is moderate.

D: This is a beer that is drinkable in the "Bud Light" sense of the word. Not a beer I'd want to drink again, but it's easy to put down.

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Blonde Bear Lager from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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