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RATINGS: 138   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edwardbass (481) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1426) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (6204) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5980) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaymobrown (1647) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Growler shared on the bus to the Michigan Brewers Festival during RBSG. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Crisp grain on the nose, clean and sweet. Light grain flavors. Crisp and clean. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5263) - Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Sample from growler on RBSG bus to MBGSF shared by ?? Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma was dry grainy, pale malt, herbal, with some citrus fruits. The flavor was dry, grassy, grainy malt with a splash of honey, light citrus and lightly floral. Light-medium bodied and a decent way to kick off the bus trip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3142) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 30, 2010
Pours a golden color with a good head and some lace. The aroma is grapefruit and citrus with a mild floral sweetness. The flavor is very nice and malty both in the good grainy and fruity characters respectively along with some citrus hop balance. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6145) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 29, 2010
On the bus, RBSG. Strong simcoe hoppy aroma. Minerally. Very unique, like apricots in the nose. Medium pale gold. Strong sour edge with a bit of biscuity malt and honey. Pretty bitter but not overwhelmingly so. Interesting fruit flavors, citrus and otherwise. Pretty cool and flavorful for a light beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (6490) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Sampled from the growler on the way to MiSBF, thanks to the kind sole who brought this. Poured a clear gold with a white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was quite grassy with some hay and a hint of underlying pine. Flavor was quite similar with the main note being grass and hay and pine backing that up.

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