6.B - Blonde Ale (BJCP 2008)


Description

Easy-drinking, approachable, maltoriented American craft beer. Currently produced by many (American) microbreweries and brewpubs. Regional variations exist (many West Coast brewpub examples are more assertive, like pale ales) but in most areas this beer is designed as the entry-level craft beer. In addition to the more common American Blonde Ale, this category can also include modern English Summer Ales, American K


Profile

Aroma: Light to moderate sweet malty aroma. Low to moderate fruitiness is optional, but acceptable. May have a low to medium hop aroma, and can reflect almost any hop variety. No diacetyl.
Appearance: Light yellow to deep gold in color. Clear to brilliant. Low to medium white head with fair to good retention.
Flavor: Initial soft malty sweetness, but optionally some light character malt flavor (e.g., bread, toast, biscuit, wheat) can also be present. Caramel flavors typically absent. Low to medium esters optional, but are commonly found in many examples. Light to moderate hop flavor (any variety), but shouldn


Ingredients

Generally all malt, but can include up to 25% wheat malt and some sugar adjuncts. Any hop variety can be used. Clean American, lightly fruity English, or K


Examples

Pelican Kiwanda Cream Ale, Russian River Aud Blonde, Rogue Oregon Golden Ale, Widmer Blonde Ale, Fuller's Summer Ale, Hollywood Blonde, Redhook Blonde


Ranges

Data Min. Max.
Original gravity 1.038 1.054
Final gravity 1.008 1.013
Bitterness 15.0 IBU 28.0 IBU
Color 5.9 EBC 11.8 EBC
Alcohol 3.80 ° 5.50 °


Recipes on Zython (25)

Maniv'ale
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.3% 0 IBU 90.0 l Brasserie_Proudhon
05/09/2021
Blonde d'été
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.2% 24 IBU 150.0 l Brian3820
24/05/2021
Ebouillant'ale
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
2.9% 5 IBU 90.0 l Brasserie_Proudhon
21/05/2021
Nick'ale
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.1% 5 IBU 90.0 l Brasserie_Proudhon
21/05/2021
Blonde d'été 2021
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.3% 25 IBU 150.0 l moi9999
09/04/2021
Ale blonde cuberdon
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.8% 27 IBU 50.0 l benber
10/01/2021
Ale blonde violete
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.7% 28 IBU 50.0 l benber
18/12/2020
alerte orange!
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.5% 37 IBU 55.0 l Abeerbol
06/12/2020
la blondasse
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
0.0% 0 IBU 8.0 l Lux
06/11/2020
ibu test
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
11.3% 31 IBU 10.0 l nostradamnit
04/09/2020
Blonde d'été
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.2% 24 IBU 150.0 l moi9999
31/05/2020
Batch n°5, with bread yeast
Extract- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.6% 25 IBU 2.5 l fabinout
04/05/2020
chtite poivre
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.2% 17 IBU 80.0 l gerard_majax
29/09/2019
Hirond'ale revient au printemps
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.3% 27 IBU 90.0 l Brasserie_Proudhon
20/04/2019
Blonde légère saaz
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.6% 21 IBU 75.0 l Pierrotte
31/07/2018
Blonde légère
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.0% 22 IBU 75.0 l Pierrotte
31/05/2018
Blonde pression
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.9% 18 IBU 80.0 l Pierrotte
25/02/2018
Blonde pression
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.6% 22 IBU 70.0 l Pierrotte
20/02/2018
Session Mosaic sur Isère & Colombus (S.M.I.C.)
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
3.8% 19 IBU 22.0 l martyn
30/05/2017
Moieske en Franske
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
4.3% 26 IBU 25.0 l Catchole
27/01/2017
La Moisie
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.5% 20 IBU 40.0 l Stef49
13/01/2017
La Moisie
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.5% 20 IBU 40.0 l Francis
13/10/2016
La Moisie
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.5% 20 IBU 40.0 l montagnarde
30/08/2015
blonde de base num 8
All grain- 6.B - Blonde Ale
5.2% 20 IBU 25.0 l mylnvdb
21/06/2015


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