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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (228) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Sour scents of grain and leather. Pours gold with off white head some lacing. Tastes are crisp with growing sourness over time. Short finish light carbonation. Interesting if you want something different.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2004
So, apparently this is the first commercially available gluten free beer. Brewed with Sorghum. Very light appearance, no real head. Bubblegum and apple nose. Flavor is apple, bubblegum, grame, vaguely ígrainyí. Noble hops. I wouldnít buy this but Iím not the target audience. Its good.. and Iím sure that it will be a godsend to people who canít handle gluten.. Just not for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Golden color, white head. Fruity aroma, some apple, mild hops. Flavor is lightly sweet initially with some spicy hops. Lighter to medium body. Not bad at all, I was kind of surprised, it was very decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
frankenkitty (2007) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2006
This "Golden Sorghum Lager" is currently listed as a "Traditional Ale". What gives?

This was a bit of a gusher to start and the head didnít quit when poured... holding forever in large, soapy bubbles over a light-hazed yellow/golden body. Happily carbonated. Bottom yeasts suggest that this was still fermenting. Yeasts are prominent in aroma, hinting at Hefeweizen with dry, smoky clove, but there is a vegetal quality to the aroma that should be banana. Additional lemon and Granny Smith apple. Flavor definitely holds a milky, lagered persona and is sour yet mild with smokiness and a fluffy/gassy feel. Spicy palate. IMO could pass for a Hefe albeit not a great one.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Bottle marked bottled on 05/30/06. Small white fizzy head that mostly diminished, sparse lacing, visible carbonation, transparent, and a gold hue. Nose was malty, grainy, sweet and hoppy. Flavor was sweet, acidic, hoppy, syrupy, somewhat thick, and refreshing. Tingly mouthfeel. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 3, 2006
Crystal clear pale yellow color with smallish pure white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is very white-grape/wine like in quality, fruity notes of apricot/peach, touch of honey. Flavor also is very grape juice like, fair amount of honey, with a relatively sweet finish. Interesting, not a particularly good beer, but always interesting to taste an unusual beer ingredient.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutloveril (21) - Freeport, Illinois, USA - DEC 19, 2006
Bottle. Pours clear and golden with a quickly disappearing head. Aroma is sweet, almost apple scent. Taste is light, thin and sweet with a slightly bitter finish. Definitely a unique beer. Glad I tried it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2007
Pours a light golden. Light pils-like flavor with a considerable sweetness to the grainy mouthfeel, but for a gluten-free beer this is pretty nice. I would drink this over almost all BMC product, and it is a nice substitute for a celiac for now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2007
On the pour, the beer sets in the glass a sunlit clear gold with the head a two finger frothy white that remains longer than I expected, lace a concealing sheet. Nose has a fruit like sweetness from the buckwheat with a mushroom like musky tone, not bad, just a tad different. Start has a sweet earthy presence; slight bite at the back, top is light to medium in its feel. Finish has a durable acidity, sweet and long lasting slightly bitter aftertaste, not bad, just a little out of the ordinary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Funknmilla (738) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2007
Amber color, very little foam, whats there is beige...strong caramel on the nose, combined with malts and an almost artificial vanilla...."cows tale"-M.V....light and refreshing with a creamy palate and a tang to the finish, tart almost...flavor profile is similar to the aroma but seems just simple and watery compared to the wonderful aroma...

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