True Blonde Ale | Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
tampabaybrewingcompany.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-24-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
12.05%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BeerBeast
3.37/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.37/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.36/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

P- Poured from the can,into a Cigar City pint glass.No date on the can

L- Thin white head with low retention.Hazy gold / straw body with moderate clarity.Low amount of carbonation.

S- Light wheat and grassy notes,with a faint aroma of hops.Not much of a nose on this one.

T- On the palate I get wheat lemongrass and a faint hint of fruity hops.Wheat and lemongrass on the front end and in the middle,fruity hops on the back end.Pretty well balanced beer.

F- The mouth feel is light and slightly sticky.Good amount of oxidation on the tongue,with a smooth finish.

O- This is a pretty decent blonde ale.Not my favorite style,and not my favorite example of the style,but still a solid beer.This isn't something I would go looking for,but I would drink it again if it was offered to me.

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Photo of tfsimpkins
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a straw colored yellow.
Not much aroma. Faint grain.
Taste is crisp mild citrus. A little grassy.
Smooth and light. Good in a light way.

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Photo of Midlifejacoby
2.82/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

I don't mind this beer, I wouldn't go out of my way to order it. But it looks good tastes alright smells alright. The lace disappears quickly. But it sells

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Photo of PorterLambic
3.72/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yup, the carpet matches the drapes.
A golden, at best, color with a short-lived white head. No lace left.
Smell is saltines with a hint of malt and some grassy notes.
Taste is a good balance of malt, grass, floral & maybe a hint of hops.
Body is light-medium, effervescence is restrained. Unexpectedly, a hint of warming well after the swallow.

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3.85/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.16/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
3.17/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Adaminski818
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of InspectorBob
3.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lovely85
3.47/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.65/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.4/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Maxwell_Smith
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of JKG
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Silverback77
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of Notacraftdrinker
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Photo of NJBeer265
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Dave_Treat
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of larbush
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of brbrocc
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Eskay
3/5  rDev -9.6%

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True Blonde Ale from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
3.32 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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