Caroline's Blonde | Ruth McGowan's Brewpub

Caroline's BlondeCaroline's Blonde
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Caroline's BlondeCaroline's Blonde

Brewed by:
Ruth McGowan's Brewpub
California, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by avaldivia on 07-06-2012

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Offa:
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4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is a great light blonde/golden ale, a characterful, solid, and engaging session beer that nicely balances light easygoing drinkability with firm, interesting character and flavour.

Gold, it has a small white head soon thinning to a foamy ring.

Aroma is apple cider, grass, hints of lemon and grain. It is nothing special but it is very nice and firm.

Taste is nice, firm grain, apple, hay, grass. It has light but firm sweetness and balancing zesty bitterness. It's a great easygoing beer and is great with food in general.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of avaldivia
3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub.

A: Very light golden color. Little head but surprisingly good lacing.

S: Nice hop profile on the nose. Some light citrus.

T: Really light. Little to no bitterness with a crisp clean finish.

M: Light bodied. Well carbonated.

O: Decent. Not my favorite by any means, but solid for the style.

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Photo of scottfrie
3.11/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle into pint glass.

A: Pours a light golden straw color with a quarter inch of thin white head that slowly faded into a faint collar.
S: Light notes of crackery grains, honey, and a hint of earthy hops.
T: Again, very light flavors of dry grains, yeast, honey and earthy hops. I get a hint of citrus as well. Very mellow. Finish is sweet.
M: Medium-light body, even carbonation, fairly clean mouthfeel. Could be more refreshing though.
O: What flavors are there are rather sweet and malty. Not as crisp as it could have been, but a decent drinking beer nonetheless.

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Photo of MIrvine
3.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Caroline's Blonde from Ruth McGowan's Brewpub
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 4 ratings
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