Big Pond Blonde Ale
Finch Beer Co.

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From:
Finch Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
American Blonde Ale
ABV:
5%
Score:
83
Avg:
3.48 | pDev: 6.9%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
10
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jun 27, 2020
Added:
Jul 14, 2017
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  3
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Rated: 3.27 by tristanrussell36 from Illinois

Jun 27, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by GIftofgod4u1 from Louisiana

Sep 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.52 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Mar 09, 2019
 
Rated: 2.88 by holygrams from Louisiana

Oct 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3.44 by BeardedWalrus from North Carolina

Sep 14, 2018
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.68/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of caramel, citrus and floral notes. It tasted sweet with caramel and a mild citrus bitterness.
Aug 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.61 by drstalker from Illinois

Oct 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.42 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Sep 23, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by HopsForBrains from North Carolina

Sep 17, 2017
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
I want to like Finch (but Big Pond is only my third.) With Finch too young to have developed a website, my review is based on a cryptic can. Albeit pleasantly designed, the can indicates a Chicago-Centric marketing appeal. (The Pond is Lake Michigan and the can shows other Chi-icons.)

As for the beer, it Looks like a straw blond and its foam disappears quick. Smells greet me balanced, malt and hops play nice. Taste is less nice; claiming only 20 IBU (which I don't believe), its bitterness lingers longer than I appreciate. I did not have it with food, but it probably would suit leftovers. (But, I'd use it as a stand-by for a meal that was no work to prepare.)
Jul 14, 2017
Big Pond Blonde Ale from Finch Beer Co.
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 10 ratings