Begyle Blonde | Begyle Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Begyle Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
begylebrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Begyle Blonde is a supremely easy-drinking American Blonde Ale with a faint estery profile balanced by slight bitterness.

Added by emerge077 on 03-01-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
27
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
7.97%
 
 
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0
Gots:
7
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Ratings: 27 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Act25
3.86/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I like this better than most BAs, and am Chicago brewing fan.

A - Pours a bright, clear dark, burnished golden body, darker than typical blonde ale. A bit of dotty lace and a lasting film.

S - Aroma is honey, estery, and fresh bread, doughy malts. Too faint, but honey and floral.

T - Taste follows: honey, bready, grainy, yeast, dough, estery with floral notes, and then a prickly, peppery hop balance.

M - Feel is special: smooth, crisp, & creamy. Light honeyed, with dry finish.

O - One of the best honey blondes Ive tried due to the balanced sweet and hop bitter, and the true but not cloying honey notes.

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Photo of drstalker
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mush
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, bottled on date 02/17/16 printed on the label. Nice to see Begyle bottle dating their stuff. My second twelve ounce bottle from these guys; acquired a single bottle as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a Duvel tulip snifter.

A - Pours a tawny golden body, not quite copper-colored, but a bit darker than the usual blonde ale. Semi-transparent. Carbonation appears apt. Minor thin bubbly lacing that doesn't really stick.

S - Aroma is pretty bland and uninteresting. As promised, slightly estery, with some faint notes of sweetened bready malts. Slight mustiness. Not offensive or off-putting, but there isn't enough going on here to call it pleasant either.

T - Taste is the same: bready, grainy, yeast, again, slightly estery with notes of grapes. A simple brew, with perhaps very slight trace of a fruity hop presence.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, & creamy. Light-bodied and easy-drinking stuff, with a dry finish.

Overall, a pretty average blonde ale offering from Begyle. Not a whole lot going on here at all, and nothing that makes it stand out. Worth a try, but i wouldn't have it again.

Begyle Brewing Begyle Blonde -----3.5/5

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Photo of spycow
3.47/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Begyle Blonde is good and a solid blonde. It poured a golden clear with no head and no lace. The scent is biscuit. The taste is evenly balanced and easy to drink....very sessionable. There is nice bread notes and a touch of sweetness. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. overall it is decent.

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3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dexterk1
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CPAles
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Guinnsslvr
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robgage
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattMorin
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tim007007
3.13/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of enelson
2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Barnoloid
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.16/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Begyle Blonde from Begyle Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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