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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Back East Golden Ale is a deep golden, light-bodied American-style ale. This West-coast style beer has a smooth, crisp taste, accentuated by a light malt character and even hop balance. This easy drinking, thirst-quenching beer appeals to a broad range of beer drinkers whether they are a seasoned enthusiast or a Craft beer beginner.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Growler from the brewery. Pours opaque gold with a lingering white head. Smells of some light floral elements, some sweet malty undertones, some subtle resiny hints. Tastes of some semi sweet malt, some spicy hints, and a biscuity finish. Full bodied and easy to drink.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (3798) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours transparent golden with a white head. Aroma of pale malts, light floral hops, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average to light texture. Not bad for the style.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (921) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2014
At cork and barrel in CT. Amber with thinner white head. Minimal nose. Toasty malt flavor with little hop flavor but balanced bitter crisp finish. Thinner palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (7659) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Sample at Willimantic Brewing Co. Pours a clear golden color with a thin white head that evaporates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt and hops. Light-bodied with flavors of grassy hops, malt and a touch of fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a grassy hops aftertaste. Pretty average overall.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Guest tap at Willimantic. Crystsl ckear very pale yellow color, thick white head. Aroma of lemon pepper. Taste is similar. Refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at Willimantic. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is Pils and biscuit malt with earthy hops. Flavor is medium hops and heavy bitterness with supporting malt and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
Khalidkhalid38 (1) - Severn, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2013 does not count
This was a very tasty beer. Easy, smooth, not to bitter, slightly late hoppy aftertaste

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slubgob (182) - West Hartford, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Draft. Golden, smells like cheap keg beer. Decent hops light body not a lot of remarkable flavors. An unchallenging drink all day or during the game kind of brew. Decent enough, nice and fresh, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernesto987 (3588) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Generously shared by chris, he says it tastes like water honey, i get grainy very thin crap beer, tastes macro beer. They should sell this to kids to think they are drinking beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2245) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Good Golden ale. Aroma of crackers, biscuits, very light pine/berry hoppyness to balance some of the malts. Reminds me a bit of a kolsch and I enjoyed it.


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