Founders Solid Gold Extra Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
An easy-drinking extra pale ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7465) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11432) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
holdenn (2100) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drewbeerme (3915) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pauls_parade (340) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2010
Light, light gold color, clear and sparkling. Really no head , just a little around the edge. Biscuity malt and grassy hops in the nose. Light in body, effervescent and medium finish. Citrusy flavor, lemon rind, a touch of sweetness, mostly dry. A palate cleanser.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minch25 (577) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Pale yellow body, thin head. No aroma. Easy drinker, nice grainy flavor that I like a lot in these beers. Keep it simple, dont screw anything up, there’s something to be said for that.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jblauvs (1357) - Chester, Vermont, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Yellow pour with a light head. Aroma is light toffee, toasted malt, some earthy mellow mopping. Mouthfeel is light and a bit fizzy. Flavor is lemon grass, some hay, nothing too exciting, but certainly no off tones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12740) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Draft at Founders brewpub. Poured clear golden color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate earthy,yeasty and small malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration. Good drink session beer.
Earlier Rating: 2/24/2005 Total Score: 2.9
Tap at brewery. Cloudy amber color with small white head. Light aroma of hops and citrus. Flavor is pleasent but not a lot of character. This was one of the non-distinct brews for Founders.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 13, 2009
BPW #49 Served on tap at Founders Brewing Company. Appearance is Old Gold with a micro white head. Nice simple pale ale with a yeasty flavor on top. Had this in celebration of the first Boilermaker victory of the season.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Dan’s Bachelor Party Extended Weekend Rating #49 of 90. On tap at Founders in Grand Rapids. Pours slightly hazy golden. Not much for a nose. Pale, light hop, crips taste...refreshing at least.

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