True Blonde Ale
Ska Brewing Co.

True Blonde AleTrue Blonde Ale
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Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #351
Ranked #28,474
3.35 | pDev: 14.93%
Aug 29, 2022
Mar 17, 2002
A Smooth and Sexy Brew.

Like golden waves of yeast crashing on a golden beach of golden sand with golden taps spewing golden beer that’s smooth as gold.

A Crisp Blonde Ale. Golden in color, medium in body—she’s brewed with the help and the honey of Durango’s Honeyville™ bees.


Light enough not to overwhelm tasty greens regardless of dressing. Works well with delicate fish. Pleasant accompaniment to lobster, clams, shrimp and crab – great w/ lobster bisque. Thirst quencher, works well with spicy/hot foods.

The taste is mildly sweet from the use of local honey, followed by bready malts, a touch of tangy wheat, a pleasantly mild bitterness, and citrus hop flavors in the end.
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.02/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Oct. 2017: 355 ml can, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 5%. Very pale yellow colour, moderate white head. Fairly strong and sweetish fruity and grassy aroma, notes of artificial candy. The flavour has also some sweetness, but not as much as the aroma made me fear. Crisp with decent hops, but unfortunately again with hints of artificial candy. Overall disappointing, this brewery can do better.
Aug 29, 2022
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Clear, light gold appearance with a small off-white head and little lacing. Generic, sweet malt aroma; nothing distinct. Taste was watery, with a modest amount of sweetness. Slightly more flavorful than a macro. Light bodied with a fair amount of carbonation.
Mar 09, 2022
Rated: 3.59 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska

Feb 19, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by KT3418 from Colorado

Nov 14, 2021
Rated: 4 by jtnord from Colorado

Jun 11, 2020
Rated: 3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 07, 2020
Rated: 2.94 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 26, 2019
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Reviewed by JamFuel from Sweden

3.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear straw with a thick disc of soft head.

Smell is mild and crisp, a bit grainy with some floral notes and a hint of honey.

Taste is light and refreshing. with a mild floral bitterness and some notes of pears and honey.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a pretty good blonde, easy to drink.
Jan 15, 2019
Rated: 3.59 by Houborg1 from Denmark

Nov 05, 2018
Rated: 2.75 by riceshoes from Utah

Aug 23, 2018
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

2.85/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
True blonde pours a yellow straw color with no head. Grainy and chemical aroma. Flavor is the same, grainy chemically, cheap flavor. Light and watery. Overall, not a good blonde.
Jul 29, 2018
Rated: 3.29 by jhrozek from Sweden

Jul 23, 2018
Rated: 4.46 by corywalston from North Dakota

Jul 13, 2018
Rated: 4 by Knobs303 from Colorado

Jul 03, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by hasse67 from Sweden

Apr 22, 2018
Rated: 3.59 by Heeenrik from Finland

Mar 29, 2018
Rated: 3.31 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Mar 10, 2018
Rated: 2.33 by Goofster from Sweden

Mar 02, 2018
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.22/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
What a pile of shit I hate when my laptop fucks up and then I'm left re-writing the shit I just wrote. This is a blonde ale, and it pours yellow and golden with 3/4" white head that has above average retention. The aroma is just mild grain.

Taste is a prototypical mild blonde ale. Truly, a beer for drinking and not really for contemplating. There is light pale toasted malts that have a biscuity presence ijjn the mouthfeel, a moderate amount of carbonation to help keep the levity going throughout the backside of the beer. Its non offensive and there are no off flavors. Mild bitterness and slight lemon to it.
Jan 14, 2018
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.81/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 12oz can into glass. Best By Date of 'SEP 08 17'.
Pale straw colored body, clear. Pillowy, brilliant white head. Sheets and bands of lacing.
Sweet malt and honey aromas.
Light tastes of bready malt and sweet honey. Tangy wheat, with mild bitterness, and citrus hops. (All included in the website description, but it is really to point).
Medium, smooth mouth feel.
Pleasant, light drinking ale with touches of sweet honey. Made to drink more than one.
Jan 13, 2018
True Blonde Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 476 ratings