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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Ghost River Golden has a mellow, refreshing character, accentuated by Memphis’ soft water. Munich and caramel malts give this beer enough sweetness to balance the crisp, dry finish. O.G. 1048

Caytinator's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Pint on tap on Beale St. Irregular head, clear yellow. Light carbonation, soft body, supple. I taste some flour, basement tastes. Other than that, it’s pretty basic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17469) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle at the hotel in Jackson - picked up at Walgreens, West Memphis. Pours clear yellow-gold with a fluffy, white head. Simple bready pale malts in the nose, a little straw. Light sweet flavour with hints of floral hops, crispy cereal, white bread, a little meringue. Light bodied with average carbonation. OK balance on the finish, with more crispy cereal, pale bread, biscuit, hay. An easygoing golden.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (3101) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 29, 2016
On tap at Rum boogies, Memphis. Slight sweet grainy malt with maybe a hint of dryness from hops. A pretty clear yellow body. Pretty basic golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike67 (1043) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2016
On tap at Butcher’s Shop. Pours golden with white head. Aroma is of pale malt and apples. Body is medium and crisp. Taste is of pale malt and some hops. The brew tastes like macro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1375) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2015
January 5th, 2014 - Ghost River’s Golden Ale is a lighter take on the style than its Belgian cousins, both in appearance where it glows with a wan yellow energy, and dances with bubbles - and in the nose, where I catch the lightest scents of apple and baking spices, more akin to a cider than a beer. The carbonation is strong, masking some unwelcome corniness, but also making wha little faded and tired apple and pear flavors can be pulled from the brew. The aftertaste is short, ending with an angel food cake taste, but the rest of the brew’s taste is best described as both mild and mostly flavorless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestlake (254) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Draft at Buffalo Wild Wings in Germantown, TN. I didn’t know what to expect when I ordered this but I really enjoyed it. If I could get this where I live, it would be a staple

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1395) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2015
12oz Flasche. Goldgelbes Bier, wenig Schaum. Malz und Hopfen Aroma. Etwas flach im Geschmack.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
batsnapper (5) - Natchez, Mississippi, USA - SEP 19, 2015 does not count
Clean and crisp but lingering aftertaste. Tried on tap in Oxford. Easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
namu (13) - - JUL 13, 2015
Golden in color, light head, was expecting a richer taste but just not there, little disappointed

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (6557) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
Golden pour with a rather short lived white head. Not even a white layer. No lacing. Looks like a cider. Caramel malt dominated aroma. Well not to inviting start. Medium body and an ok carbonation. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Caramel malty and faint fruity flavor. Tasted better than expected. But will not chase a new one. Just a state tick.
[Bottle from a trade with RobertDale]

US State #44

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stellaaaa (260) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a clear golden yellow with a thin white head. It has some decent lacing, and is quite carbonated to the end. The aroma is of very sweet rock candy with not much else present in the nose. The taste is of very dry, tart hops with a hint of toasted bread. Not as sweet as I was expecting based on the aroma, and perhaps a little too dry and tart for my liking, especially since it really lacks character other than the tartness (kind of like drinking carbonated water when the soda machine is messed up).

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