Today’s review is another beer very generously gifted to me from my friends over at World Beer Explorers, Sam & Emma, and another beer to have made the journey across the pond from Canada. This ‘Blueberry Blonde’ is a core range beer from Ontario based Broadhead Brewery who were established in 2011. I find blonde beers aren’t to prevalent here in the UK, so to have a flavoured one as part of a core range is an interesting choice. I was very much looking forward to diving into this one!
On the pours, the beer has a very clear gold colour to it with a rather thin white head. The nose is packed full of blueberries and is very reminiscent of a blueberry muffin to me! Lots of fruity sweetness on the body that is genuinely tasty rather than overbearing and sickly. Very easy drinking and certainly a great beer for the summer.
A quick note on the can art: A very simple design in line with the rest of their core range. Only difference is the blueberry-blue colour they’ve gone for!
There isn’t too much to say other than it is a really tasty beer. As mentioned, this isn’t a style I have lots of experience with. however I know a good beer when I taste one and this is that. The blueberry is certainly more on the subtler end is blends in well with base of the beer as a whole. There is a little hop bitterness on the finish which provides a degree of balance. However, the most memorable facet will be that nose. Very unique and not something I’ve smelt from a beer before!
Thanks for reading! Cheers!
- Hops: Not Available
- Malt: Not Available
- IBU: 12
- ABV: 5%
- Gluten Free: No
- Vegan: Yes!