Fonta Flora Brewery

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Fonta Flora Brewery
North Carolina, United States
American Blonde Ale
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4.04 | pDev: 7.18%
Nov 23, 2019
Jul 09, 2018
Hoppy Blonde Ale brewed in collaboration with our fishing friend Colin of Six Pack Tackle. Mashed with local two row barley courtesy of Riverbend Malt House along with a healthy helping of flaked wheat. Fermented with our clean house ale yeast until bone dry. Assertively hopped with Citra and Medusa in the whirlpool and a Citra/Huell Melon combination dry hop.
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Ratings by UCLABrewN84:
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Rated by UCLABrewN84 from California

3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nov 23, 2019
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
L: Poured from a can to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of foamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A good aroma of hops, malt, citrus fruit, and some tropical fruit.

T: Tasted of a moderate amount of citrus fruit (orange, lemon), a surprisingly high hops content, a good amount of malt (present throughout), and light tropical fruit notes (mango, guava). A much more interesting flavor than your typical blonde ale. It's hoppy, but not overdone, and the addition of the fruits makes it work well. Sweet and effervescent.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a dry, smooth finish. Light-bodied.

O: This would probably be a good session beer - light, sweet, easy to drink. Worth a look.
Aug 05, 2018
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Reviewed by dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
A: Pours a very lightly hazy pale yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and moderate straw yellow + pale golden yellow + lemon yellow colored highlights. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to a large patch of very thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Slightly heavier than moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, tropical/guava, tropical/melon, and berry hops over the top of pale + bready + wheat malts with a light amount of caramel sweetness.

T: Upfront there are just shy of moderate flavors of pale + bready + wheat malts with a light amount of caramel sweetness. That is followed by almost slightly juicy flavors of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, tropical/guava, tropical/melon, and berry hops which impart a light amount of bitterness which does not linger too long in the finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol and a very pleasant hop profile in a blonde ale. Enjoyable and refreshing. I could easily have a couple of these the next time I get the opportunity to go out fishing.
Jul 22, 2018
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Reviewed by wedge from North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Can (7/4 release)

Lightly hazed gold with a slim head. Fragrant orange and grapefruit, strawberries, and yellow cake. Light, easy-going hoppy flavor - berries, citrus, grass, and lingering hop oils. Crisp and crushable.
Jul 16, 2018
Rated: 4.58 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Jul 16, 2018
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Rated by HopsForBrains from North Carolina

3.54/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Expensive 6 pack. Hardly an hop presence for a "hoppy" blond ale.
Jul 15, 2018
Rated: 4.14 by CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

Jul 13, 2018
Rated: 4.24 by baklo from North Carolina

Jul 09, 2018