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BJCP 2008 Guideline

Light Hybrid Beer - Blonde Ale

BJCP 6B

BJCP 2008 6B Blonde Ale style example
6B - Light Hybrid Beer / Blonde Ale

 

IMPRESSION

Easy-drinking, approachable, malt-oriented American craft beer.

COMMENTS

In addition to the more common American Blonde Ale, this category can also include modern English Summer Ales, American Kölsch-style beers, and less assertive American and English pale ales.

EXAMPLES

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

You can view the complete style details on the BJCP website. The 2008 style guide is obsolete but there is a similar 2015 style that you can view below...

View Style on BJCP Website

VITAL

OG: 1.038-1.054
FG: 1.008-1.013
IBU: 15-28
SRM: 3.0-6.0
ABV: 3.8-5.5%

BJCP 2008 6B Blonde Ale style example
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