RateBeer
Home >

American Sky Tailgunner Gold

overall
25
30
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
No commercial description


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8123) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a light grain note with a growing sweet citrus note. Flavor has light sweet grains and a growing citrus note that is sweet as well.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (8622) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, clear yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, grain, veggie and butter, some slight husk and corn in there as well. Taste was a mix of corn husks, grain, some butter into some slight grass, veggie, finishing dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared by Eric. I think I liked this one a lot more than other raters here. Aroma is German white wine and light caramel. Pours golden with very little head and light lacing. Taste is candy corn, sour grape, stale bread, and yeast. Truth be told, this could have easily been infected but for some reason I was really diggin it. Cheers.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
tfratzke (64) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2014
I actually really like this blonde. I recall not liking it the first time around. Nice blonde gold appearance. Aroma of flowery citrus. Taste is sweet honey, citrus yet a nice bitterness to offset the sweetness. I swear this recipe has changed from a year ago. Very nice.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerKurve (518) - - JUN 20, 2014
Dark Hazy golden color. With the expection of mild dry hops and pale malts, this has nothing going for it in terms of flavor.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
islay (1493) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2014
4 oz. pour, on tap at the brewery’s taproom. Hazy straw with nearly white head. Produces surprisingly extensive lacing. Appealing look. Weak aroma. Perhaps slightly skunked based on the smell, although that seems unlikely given that I was drinking it presumably fresh at the source. Scent of wet cardboard. The smell is too weak to be actively offensive. Flavor of honey and cream with a dry finish. Tastes like saltine crackers minus the salt. Not unpleasant taste at first, but a gross, vomity fruitiness, common to all four of the American Sky beers I sampled in my flight, ultimately emerged. Red grape-like sweet aftertaste. Light to medium body. Buttery in the palate, but insubstantial palate effects overall. These Hudson Brewing Company / American Sky brews are not well made beers.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
adnielsen (10089) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2014
On tap @ the brewery in Hudson. Pours a hazy, bright yellow appearance with a white head. Somewhat citrusy, lightly buttery, lemon flavor. Butter is a lot heavier in the flavor with some citrusness. Somewhat bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear gold with a huge amount of white head. Maybe an old bottle? Like half the glass is foam. Aroma of some light citrus hops and a little spicy Belgian yeast. Taste is light bitter and follows aroma with a strong taste of cereal grains and just a hint of skunk. Light bodied with a thin texture. Fizzy carbonation with a decently long finish. Overall, not bad. I’m rating this higher in a couple categories that I actually believe just because I think this is an old bottle and I don’t want to penalize the brewery for that.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle from Skyview, thanks! Clear blond to stray yellow with a thin white head. Sweet aroma of perfumed malts, flowers and honey. Taste is sweet and grainy with honey, malt and mild floral hops. A touch cloying with mild bitter and prickly finale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (5071) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2013
12oz bottle...a few months old. Unfiltered orange-tan body. Steady, creamy, thin white head. Grainy malt bill, high carbonation, and a steady bitter dry hop backbone. After a few sips I realized this wasn’t a typical Blonde..maybe a Belgian yeast as others have asserted? It grew on me. It has a nice depth of character between the creamy unfiltered body, fruity Belgian yeast notes, and dry bitterness. The dryness fades into the second half of the glass, and more creamy yeast notes come out. OK.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50