Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale

2947 beers | 3.126 Avg Score

Often referred to as blonde or golden ales, this style is obviously named after their appearance. Their aromas and flavors can range from light to medium intensity, typically featuring a maltiness moreso than a hoppiness. Light fruity flavors can be apparent, as well as medium hopping levels (although these are not hopped to levels of an American pale ale). Sometimes blonde ales incorporate up to 25% wheat in their malt base as well as sugar adjuncts. Yet, the finish should be fairly crisp and dry (sometimes from a cold conditioning). Despite their malty and sometimes sweet flavors, blonde ales should not be cloying and are generally highly drinkable, comparable to their German Kolsch counterparts.

Beer | Location Reviews Score
Ballantine XXX Ale
WI, United States
20
2.326
MacTarnahans Original Honey Beer (Oregon Honey Beer)
OR, United States
18
2.705
Alaskan Brewing Pale
AK, United States
18
3.305
Rogue Somer Orange Honey Ale
OR, United States
18
3.209
Victory Summer Love Ale
PA, United States
18
3.309
Brooklyn Summer Ale
NY, United States
18
3.257
Deschutes Twilight Ale
OR, United States
16
3.258
Beach Bum Blonde Ale
MO, United States
16
2.710
McAuslan Griffon Extra Pale Blonde Ale
Canada
15
3.539
New Belgium Somersault
CO, United States
14
3.329
Moosehead Pale Ale
Canada
13
2.744
Pike Naughty Nellies Ale
WA, United States
13
3.306
Sweetwater Road Trip
GA, United States
13
3.056
Caledonian Golden Promise
United Kingdom
13
3.000
Badger Golden Champion Ale
United Kingdom
13
3.450
Boulder Buffalo Gold Premium Ale
CO, United States
12
3.120
Mill Street Stock Ale
Canada
12
2.980
St. Peters G-Free
United Kingdom
12
2.840
Heavy Seas Gold Ale
MD, United States
12
3.320
High Falls 12 Horse Ale
NY, United States
11
2.507