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Founders Solid Gold Extra Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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An easy-drinking extra pale ale.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2010
On tap at Founders brewpub. Very pale yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is very light with grains, mild sweet malt and a hint of corn. Thin and light as expected with grains, corn, sweet malt and a hint of hops. Metallic on the finish, not my thing - this is the beer is for the macro drinkers that visit Founders.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bigmmartin (603) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2010
On draft at Founders. The bartender said that this beer was the closest thing they could offer to those customers who are only familiar with macro lagers. It’s definitely light, watery, and thin compared to there other brews. The lady sitting next to me who said she usually drinks Miller Lite loved this beer. Not much to it, but nothing offensive. Mild hop aroma and flavors with a mild bitterness in the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Tap @ Founders for RBSG’10 - grainy, grassy profile. Dry, corny with dry hops, crackery malts. dry finish with some astringency. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbfobes (2334) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 31, 2010
On tap at brewery, pours a very light golden color with a thin white head, has a very sweet aroma with a small hint of hops, the taste is overall very sweet, not my favorite.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mallons72 (167) - livonia, Michigan, USA - AUG 21, 2010
A very solid session beer. Not to hoppy, but great tasting and well balanced. Perfect finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6707) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2010
On tap at Founders while in town for RBSG. Pours a clear yellow gold with a thin white head. Grainy, crisp wheat. Medium bodied and lightly sweet, a little too sweet for me. Lots of grain, very crisp. Finishes up clean and crisp.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7172) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 9, 2010
On tap at Founders. Poured clear pale golden with just about zero head. The aroma picked up grass and light vegetal notes over rather generic pale malts.. overall OK, but not enticing. The flavor found pale malts and a touch of honey at the core.. crisp earth and dry grassy bitterness surrounded.. crisp, dry finish. Light-bodied, dry, and a touch grainy on the palate.. OK feel.. refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8678) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Served on draft at Founders. Pours a clear pale golden color with a medium white head. Fair head retention and lacing. The aroma is nutty and grainy with earthy hops and some stone fruits. The taste is nutty and grainy with earthy hops. Medium bodied. The only miss of the evening.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2010
@ founders Clear yellow almost no head. Grainy malts sweet dirty in the aroma. Pale malts light sweet bland and not too good. 6/3/5/3/12 2.9

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Tap at founders, pours hazy gold white head, nose of wet grain, spice, and grass. Flavor is grassy and spicy , grainy finish. Thin body. Run of the mill.


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