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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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This Golden Sorghum Lager will appeal to beer drinkers who prefer the lighter taste of lagers produced by the major brewers, such as Anheuser-Busch, Coors, Miller, and Heineken. This ale has a light crisp taste to meet the thirst quenching requirements of the lager style while still having enough body to interest the ale drinker during the spring and summer seasons. This beer has low bitterness and a subtle but pleasant hop aroma that will gently caress the senses.

Note: contract brewed for Bardís Tale Beer (<A HREF=http://www.bardsbeer.com/ TARGET=blank>http://www.bardsbeer.com/).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (19435) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2010
Bottled at the Bardís/Oddfellows, Cedar City, UT. Clear deep golden, no head. Cheap tequila aroma. Sweetishwith clean mouthfeeland ligyht body. Flavour of old butter and tequila. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
bu11zeye (11952) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2009
( 12oz bottle ) Pours a clear yellow body with a quickly diminishing spare white head. Aroma of grain, chemicals, florals, and plastic. Flavor of cardboard, metal, light citrus, and plastic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (11555) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2006
(12oz bottle, bottled 5/30/06) Clear apple juice body topped by small but frothy off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, herbal tea, peach. Taste is medium sweet, bread, lime, some nectarine. Light body. Not saying that itís particularly good, but itís much better than New Grist, another sorghum beer, which I tried immediately before this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11131) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2008
Dark golden with a small white head. Sweet grainy malt aroma, with notes of nuts and prunes. Sweet fruity flavour, with a slightly sour fruit juice-like note. Considering the other ratings, it must have been oxidized. And that may not have been a bad thing...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bhensonb (11120) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Rather different sort of aroma; maybe a bit caramel. Solid amber color with wholly non-retentive head. Starts quite sweet. Near medium body with mild carbonation. The finish is rather caramel sweet with no detectable bitter. Itís ok, but ... On the other hand it is incredibly better than Bud!! Might be a little bitter building over time. Certainly not offensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2007
12 oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and gold color. Aroma is funky vegetal, some malt. Taste is medium malt-some sweetness, vegetal, apple cider, faint hops. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Name: Bards Tale Dragonís Gold
Date: 01/25/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear dark copper, wispy dirty white head, bits of lace,
Aroma: sweet aroma with a raw sugar character balanced by light floral hops and a touch of spicyness,
Body: big body,
Flavor: sweet flavor, sugary character, light bitterness,
Overall: too sweet and raw

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.3/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *+/4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10712) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2006
Bottle. Poured golden color with an average frothy head that diminished quickly and left fair lacing. Medium sweet grainy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium sweet syrupy flavor with a bitter sweet finish of short duration.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (10094) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2005
Bought at Party Source, July 05. Lightly hazy blonde with brownish chunks. Rather neutral malt aroma with slight marks of burned rubber (*the bottle was heat shocked in my trunk). In mouth, rather refreshing mix of light crisp grass with decent bitterness for the style. Not bad considering its gluten free. A notch above MessagŤre.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ratman197 (9864) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2008
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small diminishing amber head. Aromas of carmel and light vinegar like aroma ( possibly sorghum?). Palate was lioght bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, straw and a light hint of fruitiness with a crisp ligfhtly bitter finish.

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