Bohemian Blonde | Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

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Bohemian BlondeBohemian Blonde

Brewed by:
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by NeroFiddled on 08-13-2002

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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by NeroFiddled:
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Crystal clear, bright straw gold with a bright white head that receeds but leaves a thin foamy layer across the entire top of the glass and some OK lace - which is unusual for "American Premium" lager. The aroma is lightly malty, almost nutty, with a slight touch of hop. Very clean. The body is medium-light and has a good, creamy mouthfeel once warmed. The carbonation level is fairly high at @ 2.5. The flavor is of a nutty maltiness, balanced ever so slightly by a grassy hop flavor and restrained bitterness. More bitter than most macro-lagers (Old Milwaukee, Rolling Rock, Genessee, etc.) but still balanced towards the sweet side. Finishes with a lightly mouthcoating maltiness and gentle dryness. There's even a bit of hoppiness in the burp! Hmmm. The best brewpub "light golden lager" I've ever had.

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Photo of DocHalladay
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Ryften
3.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of akorsak
3.58/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Brass Rail. With Joe for lunch.

A: The lager is pale and blonde, a transparent straw color. A bleached white head comes along, lacing in a few spots.

S: Pale lager, biscuity malts, a noticeable sweetness with light hops adding a bit of florish.

T: As in the nose, the sweet bready malts are light with grainy fruits coming through after the lager warms up. Light hops, citrusy with a balancing tendency. The finish leaves a combination of the hops and light breads. Quaffable, even more so than the Moose.

M: Light but solid; the lager won't set the world on fire but I kept me interested through lunch. Also, worth noting that it is my first Manayunk brew (really?!?).

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Photo of Chugs13
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of TheFightfan1
3.22/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into my BA pilsner glass. Pours a hazy golden color with a white heading absolutely no lacing.

Smell is crisp and of sweet malts with a fruity touch. Slightly hopped.

Taste is pretty much the same as the nose but a little bit better.Sweet malts with a fruity touch,but hops aren't really present.

Mouth is light-bodied,very watery and very little carbonation.

Drink is very good. I couldn't see why anyone wouldn't want more of these.Very easy to put a few more down.

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Photo of jwc215
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From variety 6-pack purchased on-premise at brewpub.

Pours straw yellow with a thin white head. Traces of lacing stick.

The smell is of some grain, a nice floral touch. Clean.

The taste is of light sweet grain with a floral dryness in the finish. Clean and crisp.

It has a crisp, light (but not watery) body with even medium carbonation. Refreshing.

A better choice than the typical macro brew. A very drinkable, inoffensive lager that is truly a "refreshing sessioner".

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Photo of Rifugium
1.65/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

First had: on tap at their brewery

A standard lager, and good alternative to Amstel Light, which they also have on tap there for money-making purposes I guess.

Poured a clear golden with some carbonation and a small white head. Light scent of floral hops and some sweetness backing it up. Taste of grainy malts and floral hops, for a pretty decent balance, even if generally lacking in overall flavor. Light bodied and drinkable if you're not feeling adventurous.

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Photo of flexabull
3.07/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle courtesy of eclectic, thanks again!

Pours a slightly cloudy yellow color with a decent white head.

Beer smells floral, sour and very tart. Aromas are quite strong for a lager.

Taste is very flat, and uninteresting. It's not bad, but there is just not much there. Tastes a bit watered down, there is a floral and sour taste, with a crisp and dry finish, that has just the slightest hint of hops.

Mouthfeel ok, but it feel a bit watery, but the finish is decent.

Drinkability is pretty good. It's nothing special, but it's drinkable, and refreshing.

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Photo of Chinaskifan1
3.34/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CuriousMonk
3/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of timmy2b
3/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of deskim
2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of BigMike
2.81/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mdfb79
3.16/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From 06/02/12 notes. Had on tap at the Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant in PA.

a - Pours a pale golden color with one inch off white head and light carbonatioin evident.

s - Smells of floral notes, bread, and earthy notes. Not bad at all, but pretty bland.

t - Tastes of earthy malts, pale malts, floral hops, some light fruit. Very light all around, but slightly better then the nose due to the fruits.

m - Light body and moderate carbonation. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall an average light pale lager. Nose is bland and taste is slightly better with some fruit. Wouldn't seek it out again with some of their other stuff on tap that I liked better.

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Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of RobertColianni
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of FrankShirley
2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of touchmeimsac
4/5  rDev +23.8%

Photo of fdig23
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of treehugger02010
3.77/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer at the Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant in Manayunk, PA. It came in a pint glass.
Appearance: The body is a dark clear gold color. The head is a dull white, small, has good retention, no lacing and tiny bubbles. It provides a lot of fodder for nuculation points.
Smell: The aromas are dull caramel malt, earthy hops and some toffee notes.
Taste: The flavors are malt forward with caramel and toffee.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is smooth with a medium body.
Drinkability: This beer is pretty good.
Don't drink and review.

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Photo of thequeen711
3.35/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is classified as an American Style Pilsner. It is a light, crisp, slightly sweet malts to give it a smooth finish. This is a great old-fashioned beer, the kind my dad drank in the 60's. For the weight conscience,it is only 118 calories and less than 8 carbs!! A nice "drink up" beer.

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Bohemian Blonde from Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 24 ratings