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Scoresheets for Victory Summer Love

6B Blonde Ale

Average Score / 50
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Judge: Nik Allen (
Judge Qualification: Provisional Judge
Entry ID: 28392636
Style: 6B Blonde Ale
Beer Info:
Descriptors: Astringent Estery Solvent
Bottle Inspection:
Bottle Comments:

Lemony; Vinous; Table Sugar; Floral; Peppercorn; No noticeable malt character.
9 / 12

Light White Translucent Head with medium-short duration; Clear golden-yellow color
3 / 3

Dominated by earthy floral bitterness. Light malt notes with some amount of breadiness. No residual sweetness, but some slight solvent notes.
10 / 20

Very astringent/husky; lightly carbed; fairly dry finish.
2 / 5

While this has a vibrant and fresh smell in the realm of a saison fermented in the lower temperature range, its flavor is overly dominated by hop bitterness. Consider dialing back the bittering additions and potentially mashing higher to fall more in style.
5 / 10

Total Score: 29 / 50

Style Accuracy: 2 / 5
Technical Merit: 2 / 5
Intangibles: 3 / 5

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