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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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This golden colored ale is smooth, light in flavor, and still retains a slight crispness in its finish, very similar to a European-style pilsner. Our Coronado Golden is delicately hopped with Czechoslovakian Saaz hops, traditionally used in making the classic pilsner. It is our most popular beer at our restaurant and considered our gateway beer into the micro-brew world.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3117) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from April 2013. Hazy amber colour with a small white head. A little grainy in the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (998) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 31, 2014
September 9th, 2012 - Coronado Brewery is one short breathtaking drive away across the Coronado Bridge, and on an island layered with luxury, beauty and finesse. After a short circuit around the island and the requisite ogling at the Hotel Del Coronado, me and my day adventure buddy glided over to Coronado Brewery to fill up on beer. First up on the tasting paddle was Coronado’s Golden, a light, crisp golden ale that brings a lot of pilsener quality to the drinking experience. Crystal malt, lemon, popcorn and fresh cotton constitute the aroma, which itself is probably a product of whatever native Californian yeast they proudly announced was behind the bubbly manufacture of this brew. The palate is sudsy and cleansing - good after a day at the beach - with notes of baked bread, and a long aftertaste of unbuttered, dusty popcorn. It’s dry and refreshing, with a crisp pilsener like edge that can revitalize a dry mouth after a day galavanting around Coronado Island.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10109) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Draught at Stone Liberty Station, San Diego. Clear golden beer, almost no head. Malty fruity aroma, citrus, grassy, hay, some floral notes. Malty caramel flavor, grassy, biscuits, citrus, grapes. Hoppy citrus and caramel finish. Slightly thin bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHOFF43 (1734) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Tap on the island. Pour gold (shocking) with sparse head. Aroma is honey, light floral hops. Taste is similar, nothing standout about this but its very drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (10641) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
On tap @ Coronado’s Mainland Tasting Room. Clear golden pour with a white head. Smells of apple juice, sugar, and grass. Light floral hops, straw, and water. Flavor is just sweet and bland. Very light grassy/straw bitterness. Big on apple juice, cider, and water. Sad face.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8271) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
[ Tap ][ Coronado ][ 5oz ][ Taster ][ $2 ][ 2/1/14 ]
>> Clear golden pour with weak white foam. Nose is squashy, grassy hoppy with honeydew. Taste is yellow apple, squashy hops, somewhat pils like with grassy hop bite. Palate is thin without a real hop finale. Could really be something here but fails to deliver.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (1886) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Draft on San Diego trip. Pours a golden blonde color. No heD or carbonation really. German pilsner quality. Goes good with food but is kinda of bland on its own ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1890) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Light, malty, very lager-like. Fairly crisp, but not particularly standing out in any regard.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16443) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a pale golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy aroma with weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy crisp finish with weak hoppy hints.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
o_Merlin_o (172) - California, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a golden yellow with a whispy, effervescent head. Sweet, apple scented aroma. Bitter palate, souring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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