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Barn Dance Blonde Ale | Turkey Hill Brewing Co. Pub & Grille

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Brewed by:
Turkey Hill Brewing Co. Pub & Grille
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Deuane on 05-16-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 12
Photo of ffejherb
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Turkey Hill on 5/15/11.

A - Sweaty glass of pale golden liquid with a slight haze and sparse white cap that diminished to a patchy film and virtually no lacing at all save for some miniscule dots around the glass.

S - Light lemony citric notes with a hint of grassy hops and honey sweetness. Malt character is biscuity with traces of lightly toasted grains. Reminds me of citrus chewing gum.

T - Citrus and light fleshy fruit notes with traces of sweet white grape and light malts. Finishes with a distinct grainy malt finish amid a light, airy hop presence akin to grass in the springtime.

M - Light bodied with a hint of syrupy texture. Mouthfeel is working towards crispness, but overall it is a tad watery for the style. Finishes with faint bitterness and residual sweetness on the palate.

D - Refreshing, light quaffer of a low ABV brew here. Could use a bit more crispness in the mouthfeel, though. Otherwise, not bad at all.

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Photo of MikeWard
3.55/5  rDev -0.8%

On tap last night at the brewpub. One of their standards that for some reason I've never got around to trying.

Slightly hazy yellow with a small head that eventually dissipated to a ring. Decent carbonation.

Yeast and sweet on the nose, the taste had a kind of candy background to it. Mouth was on the thin side. Wife was quite enthusiastic about it, though I found it a tad bland. Would likely be a great gateway beer for those transitioning from macro to craft.

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Photo of Deuane
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Bright golden yellow with a thin white head that reduced to a wispy veil and left spotty lace.

S-A touch of citrus accenting a healthy biscuit base. Fairly tame but does give a little aroma up, not surprising considering the style.

T-A rather nice zip of light citrus with a bit of zesty bite. Biscuit base is rather clean and leaves a nice residual of bready goodness behind.

M-Light bodied, crisp and clean with a light lingering citrus bite.

D-A Kolsch for your light beer offering...hell yeah! Thanks for not making a dumbed down golden ale or "light" beer. A style that can be enjoyed by all especially when done as nicely as this one.

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Barn Dance Blonde Ale from Turkey Hill Brewing Co. Pub & Grille
3.58 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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