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Founders Solid Gold Extra Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An easy-drinking extra pale ale.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Why is this a tap room exclusive? Such an ordinary beer, and not very Founders-esque. It almost tastes like thereís corn in there. It was kind of hard to go from some of the more legendary beers Founders offers, and then having one of these. It tastes average. There is a slight hoppiness and bitterness in the taste, but itís rather bland and unexciting. Itís definitely a sessionable sort of brew, but Iíd sooner take their standard pale ale over this any day. Not much to miss here, folks.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (8434) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Draught at the Founders Taproom, Grand Rapids, MI. 4.5%.
Cloudy golden colour with a tiny white head. Earth and sweetish malt in the aroma. Malt, mild hops and hints of bitterness in the flavour. Very drinkable but also a bit boring.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2685) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Had on tap at their place in Grand Rapids with Alex. Pours a golden yellow. An average beer that is overpriced.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3374) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Not really sure of the category while drinking this but it was average all the way around. Nothing bad, nothing terribly exciting but a nice sessionable ale to enjoy in the spring and summer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (3875) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
On tap at Kraftwork with Remy Martin and Alan, pours clearish golden with light to medium head. Notes of honey, malt, lemon, and grain. A little bit ashy, but clean enough just not what I was expecting for this Founders brew.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjgmd (1682) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at Founders Brewery, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Pours a clear light, pale color with no head. Nose is flat. Taste is grainy, without much flavor. Could do without this one. Quaff Scote 5 / 10

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zgaier (1608) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at Founders Brewery in Grand Rapids. Pours a light golden with a white head and aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is light, of sweet malt, caramel, and bread notes with a crisp finish. Light but drinkable

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
andyhwcinc (1648) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
I had this on tap @ Founders in Grand Rapids, MI. Canít say I enjoyed this one, bland session ish ale, malt finish isnít very good. Bleh

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5402) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Sampled from a growler this beer poured a dark golden color with a medium sized foamy white head. The aroma was tangy and a bit malty with touches of honey, bread and perfumey hops. The flavor was tangy and bready with hints of honey and vague fruity hops. Short tangy, bready and vaguely fruity finish. Light to medium body. Eh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1595) - Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Yellow gold color. Funky malt and citrus aroma. Light taste with a hay and malty finish.


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