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Confluence Capital Gold Golden Lager


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Glowing like the Iowa Capitol dome in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines, this golden lager is brewed with time-honored German brewing methods. Its slightly sweet, bready, malty flavor is balanced perfectly by traditional German noble hops with medium-low hop bitterness.

Like building the magnificent 23-karat gold leaf Iowa Capitol dome itself, this beer can’t be rushed. We create it with the finest domestic and imported German two-row barley malt and noble German hops as well as traditional lager yeast. This delicate beauty undergoes a lagering period of three to four weeks after initial fermentation to bring out the best this beer has to offer. The result is a beer which, much like Iowa, has something for everyone — satisfying to the experienced craft beer drinker, yet welcoming to those new to the world of craft beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3549) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Aroma is grainy malts, citrus, fruit and slight sweetness. The flavor is citrus, grainy malts, fruit/berries and a tart/mildly sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (2927) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 1, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Comes a clear gold with a nice white head. Mild aroma of malt and grass. Taste is malt, grain, grass, and a bit of citrus. Nice Lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHOFF43 (1674) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
GrowLOLer. Pour is yellow with lots of white head. Lots of grains, somewhat grassy aroma. Taste is similar with a bit of citrus. Refreshing but nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Tap @ Confluence. Pours a clear yellow appearance when a foamy white head. A bit grainy, straw, herbal aroma. Somewhat sweet, light lemon, grainy flavor. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (2103) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Poured on draft at 515 Brewery in Des Moines. Clear and golden pour. Wheat grassy aroma. Taste is just average for the style. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
csaso (1225) - Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Tap - small foamy head, clear medium gold color, sweet malty and fruity aroma and flavor, crisp finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Nice color, almost glows gold, light taste with a mild smell. Citrus finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
boozedude (1616) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Pours clear golden.. white head..could not find an aroma..tast is kinda crapoy imo..like an old high life.. was drinkable but wont fo again

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EMunk (99) - USA - JAN 28, 2013
This does shine just as the description notes. A great tasting lager, that is worth the wait. A beer I would drink again. I enjoyed this beer at a beer tasting event, Brrfest, in Coralville, IA


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