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John Harvards May Gold Ale
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 5, 2003
odd sweet mauibock. straw color with a sweet malty taste that hadan odd tartness to it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Above average for this poor excuse for a brewpub. Strongly malty nose, good bit of stinging hops, nice body, hints of honey? Smooth, pretty good overall, hops don't last through the middle but make a short reappearance on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 20, 2003
Ummm...I'm guessing this is a Maibock, made with ale yeast? Way too estery for a lager, but with a distinct lager flavor to it. Maybe it's the hops. Clear golden blond, with a small ring of head. Very sweet aroma, with a lagery smell, and a hint of esters. Carbonation is mild, with a very sweet malty finish. Hops come through nice and sharp in the aftertaste. Very sweet, with only very light bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2003
Light hops aroma with a bit of sourness/vinegar acidity. Light golden clear with almost no head. Medium-high carb and watery body. Had a light sweetness and dry bitterness with dry finish and mellow bitter after (dry hopped).

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2037) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2003
On the handpump at their Wayne PA location, what an awesome pale ale, had a hazy & a bit cloudy light copper color, huge full & heavy off-white head, very smooth, very drinkable, sat there for a good hour and a half basically drinking just this one beer, had a huge floral & hoppy nose, full in body, bitter & hoppy flavors, bitter & dry finish, good malty profile thrown in there for excellent balance, very excellent pale ale


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