Dirty Blonde
Nine Locks Brewing Company

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Nine Locks Brewing Company
Nova Scotia, Canada
American Pale Wheat Beer
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3.28 | pDev: 9.45%
May 02, 2021
Apr 30, 2017
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Notes: Light, crisp, effervescent, and quenching, Nine Locks Dirty Blonde is a North American-style Weizen brewed with Canadian wheat and barley. Bready, grainy wheat notes give way to a slightly tart, acidic finish. The perfect choice for a summer barbecue, a night out with friends, or any time you’re thirsting for something a little different.
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Rated: 2.75 by wildman69 from New York

May 02, 2021
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Reviewed by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.34/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
473ml can - so what makes this Blonde dirty? Inquiring minds want to know!

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium golden yellow colour, with a teeming tower of puffy, finely foamy, and somewhat creamy ecru head, which leaves a bit of defrosting back windshield lace around the glass as it quickly dissipates.

It smells of bready and grainy cereal malt, a lesser crackery wheatiness, faint pome fruit notes, and some rather mild earthy, spicy, and grassy green hop bitters. The taste is gritty and grainy pale malt, wet Wheat Thins, a hint of estery yeastiness, ethereal citrus peel, and more well-understated leafy, musty, and dead floral hoppiness.

The carbonation is adequate in its palate-supporting frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and generally smooth, with nothing really existing here that might be cause for concern. It finishes off-dry, the malt still the ringleader in the lingering circus.

Overall - they say that they were going for a new world-styled Weizen, but all I'm getting is the impression of yet another bland Canadian Blonde Ale (trademark pending). Maybe that's the 'dirty' part - as in trick. Nothing to see here, moving on.
Nov 02, 2018
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Rated by ewpass from Canada (PE)

3.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Gold in colour with good head. Wheaty nose and body. Medium weight with soft carbonation for smooth drinking. A good basic brew.
Jul 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Borbly from Canada ()

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5
Pours a very hazy, yellowish-orange - indeed, dirty blonde seems to work here - body with about half an inch of pearly white soapy head. The aroma is fairly pronounced with plainly malted barley and wheat, along with a hop-induced spiciness reminiscent of a pilsner. On the palate, some citrus notes are added to the mix, though in all honesty this really comes through as a standard blonde ale, not putting much up to the imagination. A nice smooth and crisp finish, but I have to question why the brewers call this a weizen - no, that wasn't just me hitting the wrong category on accident when adding the beer to the system. A good beer, but loses many points on the overall for lack of expressiveness in the advertised style.
Apr 30, 2017
Dirty Blonde from Nine Locks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 4 ratings