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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4013) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2012
16 oz bonus can from TheAlum, thanks Adam. Poured a slightly cloudy gold underneath a small spongey white head. Aroma is dirty green veggies, rustic bread and some dried out grains. Body is thin to average with stingy carbonation and a quick fading aftertaste. Flavor is very grainy, dried out grain husks, cereal, kale. Meh, nothing special here but Iím always happy for a new rate, thanks Adam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3392) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Galway Arms, Chicago tap ($5.50): Pours an orange/yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is citrusy hops, with some bread and grass. Taste is somewhat bitter. The citrus again makes a healthy appearance. The amlt backbone is correctly proportioned. Overall, this is a very well-balanced beer, and is something that I could probably drink all day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4933) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Clear golden. A white head. A big bitter tart nose is a surprise. The flavor is lighter and those hops are noted. Corn and bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 11, 2012
The Dan Journal #493. Tasted 1/12/12. 16oz Can. Pours bright golden with a hazy body. Spiraling white head. Aromas of cereal grains and bright citrus fruit. Mildly grassy. Medium bodied and rather fresh. Thereís a bright citrus blast, but it is short lived and a lingering chalky malt flavor is all thatís left. Definitely easy drinking with a decent palate. Subtle green, grassy bitterness in the finish, but still faint on the hop bill. Solid astringency that adds to the zesty citrus flavors. Nicely done!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BomberPilot (1) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2012 does not count
Clear, gold pour with bright, white head. Nice scent of pine and moderate taste of hops makes it an easy, pleasant drink. (Can)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hollardustin (327) - Indiana, USA - JAN 2, 2012
Pours a hazy lemonade yellow with a nice frothy white head. Lots of hop character on the nose with several herbal, grassy, and citrus notes. Taste is hoppy with light malt and a nice bitter, dry finish. Tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10666) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Draft. Poured clear golden color with an average off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate hop and malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium earthy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (2705) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Not my style of beer. Golden clear pour little head. Honey smell. Easy drinking and pleasant but doesnít do it for me- no knock on the beer itself

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2011
16oz can from Unclejedi. Thanks Jim! Pours a hazy golden yellow with a big but short-lived white head that recedes to a decent collar and leaves spotty lacing. For a blonde ale, this one is pretty hoppy in the nose with some herbal grassy notes and a little lemon zest. There is some toasted grains and light crisp biscuity malts. The taste is very crisp with lightly toasted bread, but there is a much more prominent citrus presence with lemons and orange peel. Finish is clean with a dry, hoppy kick. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and really, really drinkable. Clean, crisp and highly hopped for a blonde, this is one of the better versions of the style Iíve had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5549) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2011
(16oz can thanks to blutt59) gold pour with mild effervescence and a ring of fine white bubbles. Nose of paper, gold raisin, cracker. Taste is crisp, lager-like, cracker, well carbonated. Linger of bread.

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