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3.69/5
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148 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing
Minnesota, United States
steeltoebrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by KarlHungus on 09-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,507
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
148
pDev:
11.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 148 |  Reviews: 36
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3.21/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Briancaldel
3.07/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of utahgiebs
3.11/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mothman
3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WMbeer
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Snow81
4.36/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

They did a Great Job!

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Photo of Lundste
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit of a bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of Mealhouse
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of DaveMiller
4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BigAl18
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Dave2234
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Schlais
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of TooGood
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of LostHighway
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of JakeBarnett
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of imbibehour
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A nice fluffy and bleach white head. Barely makes about three fingers tall, but seems to slow sink into a soapy retention puck. Body is a golden light brass yellow, slightly hazy a bit, with some fine carbonation.

The nose provides a little mellow bread, but not much else. Non existent or very subuded hop aroma. A little bit of pastry like sweetness slightly, but otherwise kind of basic if fine. Not much else to say here or going on.

For an otherwise boring start, things improve a bit. A good chewy body of wheat denisty with some surprisng fruit tones in the mid palate. Faint juiced lemon and mushy orange flavor a bit. Finishes quite clean with a good chewy coating to match. Has some creamy tones, almost in a sort of Blue Moon oats way perhaps, but with a much less sweeter finish.

Overall while not a fav style, and one that I seem to randomly fall into from time to time and don't seek out, this one is a decent if not one of the better American blonde ales I've had.

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Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 148 ratings