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Bare Bones Patapsco Valley Gold



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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 128   ABV: 4.25%
An American pale ale, blonde in color, reminiscent of the traditional continental pilsners, with a distinctive personality derived from a mixture of choice malts and a hint of wheat. Finished with Czechoslovakian Saaz hops for a clean, refreshing taste with a pronounced hop aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1670) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Pours clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is light malt, citrus, earthy yeast. Flavor is light malt, crisp lemon, and earthy yeast spiciness. Floral hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
snoworsummer (4460) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Poursclear light gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like doughy malt, corn, grass. Dry feel. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet doughy malt, grassy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sonnycheeba (4910) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Tap at brewpub. Pours clear, light gold with creamy white head. Aroma is faint straw and cereal malts, faint light fruit notes, and faint floral notes. Flavor is dry malts mostly, light sweetness, and no noticeable hop flavors. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of sweet, grainy malts. The taste is very sweet pale malts with a hint of hops. Medium bodied, almost cloying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (11964) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Tap. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, floral and citrus hops with biscuit malt. Flavor is medium hops and bitterness with supporting malt and fruity esters, and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (20853) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Draft at the source. Hazy golden yellow, white head, solid lacing. Aroma of white pepper. Taste is dilute hay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2010
Gold, thin white head. Soft yeasty floral nose with a faint citric undercurrent. Flavor is balanced with further notes of bready florals and sweet citric notes throughout. Light bodied, soft carbonation, light sweet finish. Drinkable, but honestly would never re-visit...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arventresca (567) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2009
Pours gold with white head. Not a bad beer. Fairly lite and weak, but refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aurelius (4996) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Tartish, mopwater aroma -- lightly chemical. Bright yellow-gold. Light western hops, light citrus, ale yeast, lightly sweet and tart. Finish is tart and moderately astringent. Light body. Bleh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - DEC 3, 2006
On tap-pours a clear golden color w/a small white head. Sweet malt aroma. Crisp. clean, hop flavor up front-but not overpoweringly so. Has some nice effervesence to it & a little bite. Tastes a little like a wheat/pilsner combo-if that even makes sense! Spicy finish, enjoyable, could definitely drink a few of these sitting in this bar.

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