Boone Creek Blonde
Appalachian Mountain Brewery

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From:
Appalachian Mountain Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #105
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
85
Ranked #22,400
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 14.97%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
27
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 25, 2020
Added:
Jun 05, 2016
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  13
SCORE
85
Very Good
Boone Creek BlondeBoone Creek Blonde
Notes: None
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Reviewed by JimKal from North Carolina

3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
L: Pours a dark gold with a minimal hand and virtually nonexistent lacing.
S: Light aroma
T: A bit of citrus from the peel added to the beer.
F: Light body
O: I was looking forward to this one as AMB has some beers I've enjoyed. The lower ABV was a plus but this won't be a repeat for me.
Oct 25, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by wilfonzo from Florida

Oct 17, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by Gkruszewski from New York

Sep 23, 2019
 
Rated: 3.91 by Singltw from South Carolina

Aug 18, 2019
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Reviewed by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured into a pilsner glass: color is straw, transparent, head is brigh white with fine bubbles, some lacing and good lingering solid top of 1/2 inch.

Smell is malty, not too sweet more of a biscuit like aroma with floral, herbal hop notes, hint of lemon zest.

Taste is similar with light, sweet malt with notes of biscuit and bread, hops are earthy, floral, light lemony note. Good bitterness backing.

Mouthfeel is low to moderate carbonation, light sweetness, then some drying bitterness.

Overall a pleasantly simple brew with light malt notes and just enough hop bitterness, feel is drying but i think this helps keep the sweetness from overpowering.
Aug 15, 2019
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I tried this beer at the Cabarrus Country Club whilst there for my Bestie's member guest golf outing. The beer poured a clear golden with a white head that left a spotty lace. The scent had a little floral and hoppy notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with fruit and hop presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a good beer.
Jun 29, 2019
 
Rated: 3.42 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

Jun 22, 2019
 
Rated: 4.54 by Categart from Pennsylvania

Mar 13, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Jan 17, 2019
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Rated by nick_perry from North Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
Well pronounced hops with grassy and citrus notes. Heavier feeling than I would expect for the style.
Jan 16, 2019
 
Rated: 2.92 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Jan 10, 2019
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Reviewed by SmokySignals from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 oz. can from Pioneer Pack 12pack (didn't bother to cipher the date, since it's a local brew), poured into pub glass.

Very lemon honey golden body, with perfect transparency, and a generous white airy, foamy head. Settles to a ring and a misty raft. Would almost think its a lager, except not quite:

It's more floral and bright (brewed with orange zest and the wildflower honey) than a pils, but more zippy/ hoppy than other blondes I've tried.

Boone Creek Bonde tastes almost like a pilsner-less round and sweet than other Blondes I've tried which is why I haven't had many.- First the crackers bready malts, light and crisp, and the hops and zest give it some balance balance, again for it's type.

Feels light and crisp and clean, with less sweetness than the aromas would indicate, nice tight body, and a bitter dry clean finish, for an ale. I guess the ale yeast and temp are the main things separating it from a lawnmower pils lager. Very well done! Great with wings!
Jan 06, 2019
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Reviewed by DrMullet from Florida

3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a slightly cloudy medium yellow with minimal head
Smell is light sweet malt with a hint of citrus.
Taste is mostly sweet malt with a faint hop profile in the finish.
Jan 01, 2019
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Reviewed by Tone from Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear gold color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of pale malt, wheat, and slight sweet malt, hint of grass, and a hint of spicy hops. Fits the style of an American Blonde Ale. Mouth feel is smooth an crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, wheat, and slight sweet malt, hint of grass, and citrus hops. Overall, a decent example of a Blonde.
Dec 09, 2018
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Rated by Adhenderson711 from Tennessee

4.94/5  rDev +32.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I really love this beer. It's really smooth and easy to drink. One of my favorites.
Dec 02, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by ChrisCharles from North Carolina

Aug 19, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by nonnie864 from South Carolina

May 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Bmarkalan1970 from South Carolina

May 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3.52 by robebo44 from Virginia

Jan 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.63 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Dec 09, 2017
 
Rated: 4.04 by jak from North Carolina

Oct 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.52 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Oct 07, 2017
 
Rated: 3.94 by GuitarGeek153 from Illinois

Oct 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by RochefortChris from North Carolina

Sep 17, 2017
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Reviewed by BEER88 from Washington

4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Its delicious and refreshing for hot summer days. It looks uber tasty and the white head retains throughout. Smell is citrus, coriander, cracker malt and floral. The tatse is the same. Deel is effervescent but light like a pilsner. Overall I'll destroy this four pack of 16oz cans!
Aug 27, 2017
 
Rated: 2.79 by yaksurf from North Carolina

Aug 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.88 by Jmac33 from North Carolina

Jul 19, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by GeorgiaBeerMoose from Georgia

Jul 09, 2017
 
Rated: 3.89 by Z3roRage from North Carolina

Jul 05, 2017
 
Rated: 4.35 by breardon1776 from New York

Jun 23, 2017
 
Rated: 3.09 by brocktune from Virginia

Apr 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.63 by G-S-M from North Carolina

Feb 12, 2017
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Reviewed by OftenRight from North Carolina

3.15/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
L-muted tangerine, effervescent, 1/2" heavy white head
S-soft, bready
F-creamy-soft, light cling, gentle from f2b
T-nectar/citrus/pith/floral/melodic
Oct 18, 2016
 
Rated: 1.81 by esley from North Carolina

Jul 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.18 by Mikemcgrath4 from North Carolina

Jun 05, 2016
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