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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our smooth Gold Lager starts with caramel malt aromas that are subtle yet pronounced. A kiss of Perle hops offers a touch of bitterness and incredible balance to its robust body. This beer is a tribute to a real Des Moines original. A staple in the 1950’s bar scene, Ruthie was the finest woman to ever serve a beer in our capital city.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ozzy70 (795) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 11, 2016
Sample from bottle at Great Nebraska Beer Fest. Poured dark amber, white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel. Taste was sweet, malty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjmoen (327) - - JUN 12, 2016
B. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Pretty good flavor but a little light body

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Best lager I've had in a long time. Great clean aroma with a crisp taste. Great label too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkSanta410 (812) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Amber pour, thick white head that fades to nothing. Aroma is light, thin caramel malts, faint grain. Taste is grass, faint caramel malts, lightly bitter, lightly grainy. Light body, high carbonation. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (278) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2016
Clear golden pour, small white head. Aroma is malty some bread. Fairly sweet tasting, light and refreshing, better suited to summer. Overall better than I expected. Nice label. Thanks Jerry!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21446) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Draft at the Great Nebraska Beer Festival. Clear golden yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of grainy straw. Taste is lightly peppery lager. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (4191) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 20, 2015
A nice lager. Light and mild. Thick bready base and a slick sweet flavor. Tried with Jess at the brewery in 2015.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Tap at Exile. Clear gold pour with a small white head. Clean with malty sweetness and a bit of grassy dryness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5087) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2015
12 oz bottle from Hy-Vee Muscatine. Golden amber and clear appearance with active carbonation. Malty, lightly sweet, smooth, pretty clean and lightly bitter with a touch of toffee and caramel. Solid lager overall, easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
justsayswell (260) - Mission, Kansas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Clear amber. Kind of cask-y, low carbonation. Nose is honey, bread. Medium mouthfeel, very soft, grainy, bready. A touch sweet. Finishes malty with a bit of grassy hop.


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