Blond | Martin City Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Martin City Brewing Company
Missouri, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by grover37 on 10-11-2014

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 11
Photo of jw4free
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can into a tulip glass. L: 1 finger head fades to a thin ring. Limited lacing. Golden color. S: yeast, and Belgian tripel dry fruit. T: noble hops mixed with malt. But definitely not sweet malty. Kind of mineral which hides a lot of the depth when cold. F: 6.5% but not distracting. Good mouthfeel. A bit crisp with dryness to match hops and finished beyond sweet malty. O: Not my perfect beer, but definitely a good one with character.

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Photo of BWood
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: blonde/Tripel look. Decent head. No retention. Nice lace.

S: I get little here. Not a bad smell. but nothing special

T: good taste. Not amazing. I taste the yeast and that's about all

F: has a slight Belgian sting.

O: not a bad beer. But nothing to preach about. Middle of the road.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly cloudy deep yellow with a thin white head. Head retention is mediocre, with a few lines of lacing lasting after a sip. Aroma has a sharp, Belgian spice and yeast notes, with subtler hints of banana, clove, and dark fruits. While very stereotypical, it certainly invites you in for a sip. The flavor profile is very similar, with a spike of Belgian spice and spicy yeast from the onset. More subtle notes of banana and dark fruits with a biscuit malt finish. Mouth feel is harsh, and abrasive. It feels a bit thin as well. Overall, it's a solid brew, but lacks a little oomph in the taste and feel categories. The aroma is quite nice.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Blond from Martin City Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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