Bronx Banner | The Bronx Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Bronx Brewery
New York, United States
thebronxbrewery.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by oriolesfan4 on 09-26-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
29
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
13.7%
 
 
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0
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Photo of Urk1127
4.05/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.47/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbutova
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hmm, a Kolsch-inspired Golden Ale? I see it as a flagship that hopefully is a crowdpleaser.

A- Can to becher with a clear pale golden body. Rising atop the brew is a fluffy, foamy white cap ending up at about one centimeter high with fair retention. Head dies to a medium belt around the edges and leaves minimal spotty lacing.

S- Basically just raw pale Pils barley or two-row with a hint of sweetness and what reminds me of lager funk but this is an ale. A bit bready and minimal generic Euro hops.

T- Again, a big portion of the flavor is from the base grain, like freshly mashed/raw barley. Very much more yeast influenced for me here with a bread, light beer funk and a hint of pale fruit sweetness akin to pear. The hops pick it up a bit more here with an obvious herbal bitterness with spicy and earthy hints.

MF- Puffy and foamy light end body which comes off just the slightest bit thin but not really watery. Very high level of carbonation and an herbal bitterness in the end.

For me it is not the cleanest ferment but for an everyday flagship that you would expect to see available at all kinds of establishments it is not bad and I could see how this would appeal to a wide variety of people. A bit less grainy and a cleaner ferment would make this a great one to buy for any gathering.

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Photo of dacrza1
2.47/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

DATE: Abita pint... OCCASION: Cavs/Warriors Game Four... do the Cavs have an "easy" one in them? Or is this history for both teams? GLASSWARE: Abita pint... pours a clear, sallow golden body with a modicum of bubbles... the sizzle of the the single-finger off-white head to a coral reach of lacing... swampiness across the top of the head... lemon citrus, crisp dank earthiness that is slightly off-putting... not a lot of wheat suggestions here.... trying to sense some spice or hops, but a bitterness pervades... first sip is smooth, slightly effervescent, with second sips invited quickly... late maltiness is crisp like a cracker... flavor is malty, with some medicinal elements mixing with melon and flat flowery hops.... not sure I am getting this one correctly--an ale? too funky and quirky... too malty in spots, not enough wheat, etc.... a risner without a positive residual... not feeling this a bit... first taste of the Bronx Brewery... maybe better things are ahead...

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Photo of tbeer40
3.39/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nater919
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.76/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of breardon1776
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of digitalflood
4.09/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of birdandco
5/5  rDev +45.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perfect session beer, crystal clear, well balanced lighter option

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
2.88/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Can acquired as part of a Bronx Brewery variety 12-pack for a wallet-crushing $24.99 in Brooklyn.

Too bitter/overhopped.

C (2.88) / AVERAGE

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Photo of Icemann383
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a bright golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of grains, some sweetness. Taste is grains, hops, light malts, dry at the finish. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall isn't bad, but nothing special.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; pale gold in color; 1 finger white head that receded to a wispy cap; nice lacing; lots of bubbles rising;

S: not a lot of aroma; what's there is grain and lemon;

T: grain from start to finish; some non-descript, slightly tart citrus in the middle that sticks to your tongue through the finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: easy drinking; a craft beer that BMC drinkers could handle, but with enough complexity and flavor to satisfy a craft beer aficionado;

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Photo of Billolick
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can

Pours near clear, dull looking lighter amber, off white head, going to a thicker film, thicker collar and some low sheeting.

Faint nose of some sweetness is all I am picking up

Grainy, hoppy and dry little brew...nothing special, but this would work as a better then decent sessioner.

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Photo of CNoj012
3.76/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a straw golden color with the slightest bit of chill haze. The head is 2 fingers, soapy and bright white. Retention is minimal and there are some whispy rings of lacing.

Smell is very grainy. It is hard to pick up on much else other than a hint of sweetness.

Taste is much better and more balanced. The graininess is there, but accompanied by crackery and sweet malt as well as floral and spicy hops.

Feel is light and crisp with moderate carbonation.

Overall a very solid beer. Easy drinking and very refreshing. Not super flavorful, but definitely good for what it is.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sulldaddy
3.84/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sampling a cool 12 oz can poured into a chalice. The beer pours a bright clear golden color with a small amount of bleached white head foaming up about .5 cm and fading to only one wispy island floating on the surface. The aroma is slightly sweet with floral notes and a bit of sweet honey malt. Generally a mild nose overall. FIrst sip reveals a light body and fine tingly carbonation. Very easy drinking physical characteristics.
Flavor is also light and slightly sweet. some caramel and cereal malt with a little astringent hop bite on each swallow, slightly dries out my palate after each sip. This isnt a complex beer but it is good for what it is, an easy drinking, sessionable blonde ale. Interesting enough to keep coming back and not boozy to cut a night short.
Another solid beer from this brewery.

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Photo of smithj4
3.37/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of plaid75
3.69/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
3.82/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Bronx Banner from The Bronx Brewery
3.43 out of 5 based on 29 ratings.
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