That's pretty cool. I've just recently gotten pretty serious into brewing after years of looking into it. It's definitely awesome. The folks up at how so you brew are great. They offer classes for beginners as well. It was very informative n a wealth of knowledge. Unfortunately, I don't think they'll be having another one til fall time.
Ur blonde ale is pretty odd as I have a blonde(1 gallon) sitting in my primary waiting to go into the secondary with an addition of strawberries as well.
Anyway, welcome to the obsession. If u need anything that I can assist u with-feel free to ask.