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Honey Blonde Ale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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3.5/5
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107 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by blackie on 08-18-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,920
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
107
pDev:
10.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 29
Photo of jasadewi
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy golden color.
S: Honey, almond, wheaty sweetness.
T: Honey, doughy-malts, almond as well.
M: Light to medium bodied.
O: As far as light, honey ales go. This is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of einman
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dhannes
2.85/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ipeters1017
3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden with essentially no head, lots of bubbles streaming up. Smells of honey and bread, with another sweet note I can't quite place. Tastes mostly of honey and malt, with a slightly spicy note as well. Very crisp and refreshing, but unfortunately doesn't taste as good until it warms up a bit. Light to medium mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation. All in all a decent summer beer, but there's definitely better cream ales and blondes available around here.

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Photo of bschmidt_37
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czequershuus
4.07/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a solid gold with a medium head. The aroma features honey, toast, almond, banana, and brown sugar. The flavor is crisp and clear, with toast of browned toast, woodsy hops and a touch of honey. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a solid dose of fizzy carbonation. Overall this is an easy drinking beer, but with good depth - a real treat.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hof_1991
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NodakEric
3.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MNlisa
5/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The color was lovely but I didn't see it for long. This beer went down like no other I've had in a long while. I love Honey Blonde Ale and my daughter loved it too. I wonder if I can find it in Minnesota.

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Photo of tourdot
3.23/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of plaid75
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.91/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ShawnL
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WI-Beer-Man
4.25/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of atone315
3.82/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KYGunner
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The honey is quite prominent but not sweet. Malty flavor of grain and barley with a light yeast and clove finish. The feel is a bit dry with an easy wateriness.

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Photo of thumperskibum
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy, golden color. 1/5 inch head of an off-white color. Poor retention and poor lacing. Smells of pale malt, hint of sweet malt, honey, and a hint of hop. Fits the style of an American Blonde Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. This is mistakenly checked in as a Cream Ale. Tastes of pale malt, hint of sweet malt, honey, and a hint of hop. Overall, weak appearance, average aroma and blend, but the body is pleasant.

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Honey Blonde Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 107 ratings
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