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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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A drinker. This Golden Ale is a quality travel companion that aims to please with subtlety and aroma pop.

Available all year long. 4.2% ABV.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2010
On tap at Sopo in Chicago. Pours a cloudy, golden-orange colored body with a finger-width, frothy, mostly white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is wheat, some earth, citrus, lemon-grass, and florals. Flavor is similar. Biscuity wheat with a light and grainy sweetness, citrusy lemon-grass, earth, and florals. Finishes with a light, earthy and grassy bitterness that is crisp and dry before leaving a medium length aftertaste. Light body and light-moderate carbonation. Overall, a crisp, easy drinking golden ale. Some nice hop flavors are clearly present making this a go to at a bar like this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5762) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2010
[3477-20101113] 1pt can. Fresh straw yeast aroma has a fragrant floral sweetness. Clear, yellow orange body with a quick creamy white head. Light bitter grassy flower petals flavour has a light floral perfume aftertaste. Medium body. Pretty good, drinkable.
(c/o HogTownHarry, w/ him, blankboy, jerc, tupalev)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3351) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2010
16 oz can. Crystal clear dark gold with a brief white head. Nose is lemon pith and pudding, orange and toffee. Crisp medium light with a buzz. Taste is bright citrus, candi, vanilla and grass. Great flavor for a low ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2010
2010-11-13. Pale golden yellow body with a small white head. Modest aroma, interesting hop character with a sort of floral, green grass character, with hints of lemon or lemon grass. Flavour is fairly mild, light fruity hops have mild lemon and grass notes. 6+ Average to light palate. Pretty quaffable and enjoyable but very light overall. Too mild. Can shared by Blankboy

"...Everyone fall!... Now measure!" - Blankboy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bseribeer (128) - Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2010
My ranking may be a little skewed, as I had a pale ale before this. Smelled a bit citrusy and on the sweeter side. Poured a hazy golden with a soft, white head. Tasted on the sweeter side, with hints of orange. Very light body and a nice finish. Easy going beer, preferable at lunch and/or summer time

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edwardbass (514) - Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Itís OK. Iím a hop-head, so the Belgian-like flavor, palate and body donít quite work for me. Itís pleasant, but not my preference.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1440) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Enjoyed on tap at Fountainhead in Chicago, IL two days before running in the Chicago Marathon. Really good blonde ale. Clearish yellow in appearance, aroma is of a good hop presence with light yeast. Taste is very crisp, good malt/hop balance, very refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (6502) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2010
16 oz. can from stevemastny and mattarata- thanks again for the four-pack, guys! I cracked these open during a Sunday session while watching NFL games with some buddies, and everyone loved this. Pours a clear, bright orange-golden color with a small cream-colored head. Aroma of lemon citrus, herbal hops, grass, pine, and biscuity malts. Flavor of pine resin, grassy, herbal hops, biscuity malts, lemon, orange, and floral notes. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a fresh, herbal mouthfeel. A 4.2% golden ale might not sound exciting on paper, but this is excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (6033) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2010
9/17/10. Pint can courtesy thetomG! Clear golden orange pour with a fluffy white head that fades to a film fast. Mild grainy aroma with a huge dose of bitter hop. Light malt flavor with HUGE pine... this is like drinking golden gin... but a little sweeter an maltier. Jesus hops... a little odd, honestly.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaymobrown (1664) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2010
I canít put my finger on it, but this doesnít seem to be the lightest beer they brew. Perhaps alcohol content. But the flavors are very pronounced: hops, spice, granola, orange. Thick and chewy. Had the four pack.


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