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Cape Cod Beach Blonde | Cape Cod Beer

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122 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape Cod Beer
Massachusetts, United States
capecodbeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ppoitras on 05-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,941
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
122
pDev:
15.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Ratings: 122 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of I3eer
3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Edie
4.02/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.61/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

My first from Cape Cod Beer; brewing almost exclusively in the English tradition and distributing only within 50 miles of Hyannis. Committed to the Cape as brewer for those who love the Cape, the brewery's slug for this can was "A vacation in every pint." Kind of canned hospitality. Nice.

And this blond is nice, too. Looks start off average, almost clear and lager-like. Aromas are mostly malt (probably a mix but mostly barley) and my cautious nose detects some hops at work. The Tastes have the hops come a little stronger, but they behave quite well; not trying to steal the show from the malts and merely countering the malts. Mouth Feel is lighter, but this is a light beer.

Overall, I'm glad I Had it. I could Have it again when I return to the Cape. In the meantime, keep to your knitting: I bet Cape Cod will get the British tradition better and better.

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Photo of alexsergio
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sulty
3.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nick98
3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CTbrew32
3.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IBUBrew
3.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.69/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a slight golden yellow color with streams of carbonation to be seen rising through the beer. Bar pour yielded a film of a white head. Barely any lacing stuck around the glass. The smell had a sweet corn with some light toasted caramel notes. The taste was pretty much the same. On the palate, this one sat fairly light on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the style and to me. There’s a decent smoothness running over my tongue. Overall, good blonde ale I could probably pound on a Cape Cod beach.

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Photo of GulDukat88
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BigMFDaddy
3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Im4jojo
5/5  rDev +45.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smooth. Nice feel on the tongue. Refreshing and perfect with a grilled steak.

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Photo of jpakstis
2.35/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Got a four pack from the brewery in Hyannis, Cape Cod. The tasting there was pretty good but the can was very average.

Drank directly from the 16 ounce can, but the sample at the brewery poured a 1 finger head, with a golden color and very clear. Virtually no hop character, either aroma or flavor. Decent malty taste and not much body. Balanced bitterness.

Overall, more like an upscale version of a Budweiser or Miller beer.

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Photo of ems_backpack
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dtumminelliob
3.77/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Overall, a quality blonde ale. It tasted like a cleaner version of a High Life to me, and I really like High Life. I've rated it faithfully to my enjoyment of it, but this comes with the practical caveat of, if I can get a comparable beer for a lot cheaper, I'm not sure why I would go the craft beer route for this sort of thing.

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Photo of atrocity
1.5/5  rDev -56.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of arnulfooxblood
3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.92/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SkiBum22
1.25/5  rDev -63.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of groleau
3.04/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of rjd722
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a pint glass from the growler I picked up at the brewery. Starts with a thin head and quickly dissipates, nice clear and golden color. Slightly citrus smell, while overall it's not my preference it is what I'd expect from this style beer. Light, crisp taste and easy to drink. A solid blonde.

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3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.91/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xacidx
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 122 ratings
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