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Bier Factory Rapperswil Rappigold

Brewed by Bier Factory Rapperswil
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rapperswil, Switzerland


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Rappigold is a full bodied bitter ale brewed with English yeast, German malts, Swiss hops and Slovenian hops. Stylewise, this beer leans to the English Bitter style but is served cooler and with more carbonation. This is an unfiltered, natural ale and is slightly hazy. The yeast and hop fruity aromas typical to ales are combined with caramel notes from the malt. The distinct hop bitterness is balanced in part with residual malt sweetness. Depending on the age of this real ale, the finish can range from slightly sweet to drier and therefore more bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (1359) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 6, 2016
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange color that forms a big light white head with good retention that leaves lots of lingering molasses lacings in the glass. Nose of very citrus and herby with some notes of grapefruit and earth. Slightly bready yeast. Taste is slightly sweet in upfront. Notes of pale malts, grapefruit, citrus and grassy hops. In overall, the taste is dry with light but well balanced bitterness. Light body. Average carbonation. Sweet malts, earth and herby hops in the aftertaste. Good drinkability. More to an America Pale Ale than to a Blond Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9684) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Keg at The International Beer Bar, Zurich, Switzerland, Friday 24th June 2016. Pours gold in colour with a large frothy head that subsided swiftly. A very agreeable beer, nicely bitter, soft in the mouth, quickly runs to dry, nice refreshing beer enjoyed this. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sissio (1300) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUN 2, 2016
Bottle @ home Clear golden amber, minimal cream head Some fish, some bread and honey Sapidity, anchories, bread and herbaceous bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caribou43 (653) - Chavannes-près-Renens, SWITZERLAND - MAY 7, 2016
I bought this beer at Amstein and I drink it at home in Lausanne. It is a correct ale. The color is orange and troubled. The smell at the nose is citrus and at the mouth is citrus, hop, malt and bitter, a bit watery but is ok, average carbonation and final note of bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hub66 (394) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 30, 2015
couleur orangée; mousse blanche moyenne; arômes et goût maltés, de levure et de houblons; bière assez carbonique avec finale moyennement amère

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (17713) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 10, 2015
Trocken getreidig bitterer Antrunk. Leider sacken die Aromen schnell ab, zurück bleibt der trockene Grundton. Schade. 10/8/8/6/8/7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (8080) - ITALY - JUN 16, 2015
bottle oro ambrta velata buona schiuma buona persistenza naso non molto intenso anche in bocca amaro contenuto lieve nota maltata leggero agrume

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Clear yellow-orange color with some foam. The smell is fresh hoppy, but not very dominant. Over carbonated, not too bitter but tart with a oily soapy aftertaste. A bit disappointing, especially if you know other beers of this brewer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (3181) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2015
Copper-brown color with white head. Aroma is fruity sweet hops, a bit caramel, dry bready malt base. Taste is malty, slightly bitter, oily mouthfeel. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
danielecamo (839) - ITALY - MAY 19, 2015
alla spina. Completamente senza schiuma, risulta piatta, senza gasatura, ossidata, solo leggero aroma di cereale e niente più. Con problemi.

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