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Babbling Blonde | Rivertowne Brewing

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Brewed by:
Rivertowne Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Babbling Blonde Beer is as crisp as it comes! With a subtle malt flavor and a gentle hop touch, this beer will turn the big brewery fans into LOCAL brewery fans! All the Wylie, experienced micro drinkers will be pleasantly surprised.

Added by Mounty4Life on 02-26-2013

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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Josh24
5/5  rDev +52.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A miller lite drinker could easily give this craft intro beer a shot and never go back!

You can drink this all night with no problem. Very easy to drink and a great tasting smooth blonde ale from Rivertowne Brewing in Pittsburgh

I had this at the Pens game in a can and I get it every game I goto now!

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Photo of Mounty4Life
4.05/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from can into pint glass. Half a finger of fluffy white head that disapates to a film that laces nicely for a blonde!. Light yellow appearance that is clear as day. Smells comes right out of the can as subtle as it is. Nice malt balance with a little lemon hint. I have to say its a easy drinker that tastes good for a class of beer I don't give much attention. Real balance and mild malt character with a little lemony hop profile that makes the next sip go quicker than the last. Mouthfeel is quality like rest of beer, med carbonation that make for a real good blonde. Overall I will give this another go another time, whi h I cannot say for many blondes!

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Photo of ScottyDuzntNo
4/5  rDev +22%

Photo of BEER88
3.94/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of carolinared
3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.67/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am sure that I have tried this in the past. But I guess I haven’t made a review of it.
A pretty easy drinking blonde that isn’t thin on character. Almost seems to be a honey tone to things. A bit of a grain thing going on as well. Pretty easy to drink. Smooth overall, though not thin and hearty enough. A nice drinker. I can dig it.

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Photo of bjm2133
3.59/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of InspectorBob
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of BrentW425
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of JJStorm
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of pauldboutilier
3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of twiggamortis420
3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can courtesy of mgbickel pours a mostly clear, medium yellow color with a small cap of white head. Beer is pretty, head is not.

Nose has a nice crushed grain aroma along with opening a fresh sleeve of saltine crackers. Maybe a touch of light nutty yeast too.

Taste is sweet and biscuity, with that same saltiness I was getting in the nose...odd. Interesting hop contribution, it doesnt really do much for flavor but helps it finish on the drier side. The body could use some thickening, and a livelier carbonation might help. Not bad...it certainly is not a boring quaff, it has something different that I just cant seem to pinpoint. Maybe it is the nuttiness that does it? Not sure, but Id drink it again.

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Photo of schoolboy
3.29/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I have this old theory about taste characteristics imparted by the water used. Nowhere is this element as noticeable than in the weak American an styles.

This offering comes out of the can with a very wreak head that further dissipates and a nice clean yellow color. The aroma isn't as appealing as it could be.

The taste is fresh and crisp. It is a very refreshing light drink. The aftertaste is a little dirtier. Somewhere along the line a dirty water taste gets in three, but it isn't bad and doesn't run it.

Overall, this is not the be all to end all, but a reasonable example of the style.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.29/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Griggsy
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Drknight
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Lare453
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of ThaJokerWild
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of TheNightwatchman
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of TheRamie
3.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JDeV
3.12/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OWSLEY069
3.06/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy straw yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, small earth, biscuit malt, hint of citrus. In the taste, sweet biscuit like maltiness, citrus notes, and a small dry yeastiness. A small bite and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a clean small citrus and maltiness in the aftertaste. Decent blonde, but average.

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Babbling Blonde from Rivertowne Brewing
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 37 ratings
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