Pick Axe Blonde Ale
Keweenaw Brewing Company

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From:
Keweenaw Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Blonde Ale - American
Ranked #395
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
76
Ranked #30,552
Avg:
3.3 | pDev: 17.88%
Ratings:
170
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 02, 2021
Added:
Feb 16, 2005
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  28
SCORE
76
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Pick Axe Blonde AlePick Axe Blonde Ale
Notes: The lightest in our family of ales, a true single malt. Refreshing to taste, gorgeous to look at and a great introduction to the extraordinary world of craft-brewed Michigan beers. This light golden ale comes with a distinctive malt flavor and just a kiss of hops.
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3.35 by HabaJohnTheReal1 from Illinois on Dec 02, 2021
 
2.41 by shreead from Pennsylvania on Jul 11, 2021
 
2.99 by SeymourDunn from Wisconsin on Jun 26, 2021
 
4.5 by BigIronH from Michigan on Feb 06, 2021
 
3.94 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska on Aug 29, 2020
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3.46/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by WoodBrew from Ohio

I tried this at Johnny I-Pass' place whilst their for the Eagle River Pond hockey tournament. It was a decent beer.

Apr 25, 2020
 
3.5 by imperialking from Illinois on Apr 24, 2020
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4.2/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Chris-547 from Michigan

Very nice and crisp beer for relaxing on the porch with friends. This beer is a light straw color and has a small white head when poured. Very light hoppy taste with a solid amount of malt flavor. A classic blonde ale that is very drinkable and a prime choice for barbecues or grilling nights!

Jan 09, 2020
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2.25/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
by Ceddd99 from Michigan

Very disappointing. Little flavor and leaves a bad taste in the mouth. I like other beers from this brewery but I will not be getting this again.

Jan 02, 2020
 
3.5 by rare_bird from Michigan on Dec 03, 2019
 
4.71 by Jim67 from Michigan on Jun 11, 2019
 
2.8 by cindiwindi1025 from Michigan on Jul 29, 2018
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3.84/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

Pick Axe Blond pours a clear yellow color, with a small head. Crisp maltier aroma. Good full buttery, crisp maltier flavor. Good body and feel. Overall, nice full flavors, good blonde ale.

Jul 18, 2018
 
3.51 by peritectoid from Idaho on Jun 28, 2018
 
3.46 by Stoutlad from Indiana on Mar 26, 2018
 
3.04 by johnverduin from Indiana on Mar 09, 2018
 
3.37 by labisch from Michigan on Jan 31, 2018
 
4 by medic from Michigan on Jan 30, 2018
 
3.25 by Azpittil57 from Arizona on Nov 24, 2017
 
3.56 by BrewNoob1 from Minnesota on Jul 18, 2017
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3.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by dd53grif from Michigan

Pours a hazy yellow color with a minimal white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is fruit and malt. Tastes of sweet malts up front with a slight hoppy bitterness at the end.

May 30, 2017
 
3.75 by Viperman1316 from Indiana on Apr 26, 2017
 
3.5 by kdivers from New Hampshire on Apr 16, 2017
 
3.12 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Jan 22, 2017
 
3.19 by jsprain1 from Minnesota on Oct 18, 2016
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2.06/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by mothman from Minnesota

White head. Clear golden color.

This beer has little to no flavor. Everything is light. Light bready malts. Light earthy hops. It is basically like drinking water. Off putting aftertaste as well. Hard pass.

Sep 04, 2016
 
3 by -Andrew- from Michigan on Aug 08, 2016
 
3.49 by lupercmda from North Carolina on Aug 08, 2016
 
3.52 by entenduintransit from Tennessee on Jul 27, 2016
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3.31/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by HopHeadKurt from Illinois

My wife ordered this but I tried it as well. Very clean light tasting beer to satisfy your thirst in summer.

Jul 24, 2016
 
4.18 by ta_hagen from Minnesota on Jul 21, 2016
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5/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by TinyRicks from Michigan

This is easily in my top 5 favorite beers. This shit is a great blonde ale that hits all the right marks. It's like a little ninja of ass kicking taste bud refreshment. Crack open one of the these babies after a long day and life just feels so right.

May 24, 2016
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5/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Natter25

Very smooth and light.

Apr 02, 2016
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3.13/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by stevoj from Idaho

On tap at the brewery. Smooth, light and mildly sweet. Slick mouth feel, tastes strongly of honey. Light golden with sweet finish. Right on target for a golden ale.

Feb 12, 2016
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3.29/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.5
by thebeerman25 from Michigan

appearance-no idea drank from the can

smell-smells like beer. no hops. smells sweet

taste-to me it tastes very similar to budweiser but it doesnt have that bitter aftertaste. quite smooth

feel-smooth and watery

overall-overall i think its good but id rather drink budweiser. its cheaper and it tastes relatively the same. but its a good beer for the people who just cant touch budweiser because they hate ab-inbev or other BMC beers

Nov 14, 2015
 
3.75 by csv from Michigan on Oct 20, 2015
 
3.5 by amishbooze from Michigan on Oct 05, 2015
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3.15/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

Undated can at 42 degrees into a shaker
$ 1.69/12 oz can at the Lager Mill
Aroma so weak as to be unnoticeable
Head average (three cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to two mm ring and layer
Body light yellow, clear
Flavor starts slightly sweet with a hint of malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl – in fact, barely any flavor past slightly sweet water
Palate light, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 3, Flavor 3, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.25

Sep 16, 2015
 
3.18 by Mambajahamba from Michigan on Jul 14, 2015
 
3 by bplabernie from Michigan on Jul 04, 2015
Pick Axe Blonde Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 170 ratings