Cape Cod Beach Blonde | Cape Cod Beer

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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

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Reviews:
18
Ratings:
112
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
41.32%
 
 
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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 112
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a plastic pint, the beer is a hazy, bright, yellow-gold coloring with a foamy, clingy, white head. Nose of floral hops highlighting toasted grains and honey sweetness. Flavors are toasty, with a tangy, honey and buttered toast blend. Mild hops bitterness at the end. Smooth bodied. Floral hops in the aftertaste, with a clean, crisp finish. Easy drinker.

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Photo of Morrison
4/5  rDev +10.2%

This is my favorite kick back and relax light Summer beer. It is simple, light, but still manages enough taste to remind me that I'm not drinking junk. Incredibly refreshing. Nice thick head, no lace. I don't care for citrusy summer beers and this one hits the spot when I am looking for something lighter.

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Photo of ExtraStout
3.15/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Had this at the Brewery. Quite frankly, its not my style. Far to bland for me but my wife and especially my daughter-in-law loved it and BOTH are not beer drinkers per se. I've sampled far worse Blondes.

A very drinkable golden ale with a hint of toasted malt character and a clean finish. This light bodied golden colored American Blonde Ale is smooth and easy drinking.

OG: 11.5 °P (1.046SG) ABV: 4.9% IBUs: 10
Malts: German & English – 4 varieties Hops: Domestic – 2 varieties

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Photo of SkiBum22
1.25/5  rDev -65.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of beergod82
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of tigg924
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had at BBC--Cedarville--served into a pint glass

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, gold in color, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: toasted malt, grass, and hops

Taste: grass is dominant, with some citrus hops, and bready maltiness

Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, light bodied, sweet with underlying bitterness

Overall: A very solid beer that reminds me of a cape summer. I could put away a couple. Nothing mind-blowing but very clean and solid.

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Photo of JC333
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of LXIXME
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KenC
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Crystal clear gold/yellow color. Didn’t see the bartender do the pour, but when served, it had a finger of foamy white that dissipated to nothing. No lacing to speak of.

S- Mild grainy malt with some non-descript sweet fruit.

T- The grainy malt with the sweet fruit are a nice mix. Not the least bit bitter.

M- Very light body with moderate carbonation.

0- Tried this on tap my first night in Cape Cod. Very drinkable. Nice with a tuna steak, and its low ABV made me order a second one.

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Photo of Larrydoherty
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of BigMFDaddy
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of k47k
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of IrishGerman
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Denzo
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Kmlund
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of wikk3d
4.24/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Appearance - Pours a clear golden yellow with a white foamy head that settles rather quickly into a thin lacing along the glass.

Aroma - Malty biscuity smell, very very strong toasted wheat flavor. Very weak hint of citrus. Smells like an unfiltered wheat beer.

Taste - Very full flavored, bready, a lot of malt. Not very overpowering, and it's very very smooth.

Mouth - Again, it's very smooth. It's not watered down at all though. Very full flavor. Comparable to a hefeweizen.

Drinkability - This is an easy beer to go through an entire growler of. It's very smooth, and goes down very very easy. Easily one of my favorite Ales at the moment.

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Photo of trevorpost
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of jsilva
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of DJoe
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of WhitmansNiece
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of arcman001
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of angrybabboon
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Consumed 5/24/13

Note: 500mL swing-top bottle

Appearance: Clear gold, with some pale straw - pours with a big, fluffy head, probably the result of massive carbonation - keeps a cap, leaves some streaks of lacing

Smell: Bready, grainy, with a nice level of hoppiness - reminiscent of a recently sliced loaf of light bread, surrounded by undercooked biscuits - floral and grassy hops, mild, which balances the mild malts - some herbal and citrus, too

Taste: Pleasantly mild and quaffable - bready, as in biting into a slice of bread, with some pale grains - interesting hop profile, with some herbal, earthy, citrus, and light fruit - mild bitterness

Mouthfeel: Great carbonation on the tongue (lower than the initial pour), light, clean, finishes very dry

Overall: The sand from the beach really makes this special

Blonde ales don't exactly generate much buzz. Probably because so many of them are actually crap... This is definitely above-average for the style. Very light, extremely drinkable, with some nice flavors. I would drink this again.

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Photo of BColton1
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Cape Cod Beach Blonde from Cape Cod Beer
3.63 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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