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Laurelwood Mother Lode Golden Ale



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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Our lightest ale is crisp, dry, and refreshing - eliminating the need for training wheels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (18101) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Draught at Pumphouse, Richmond, BC; 6.4% ABV, 49 IBU
Hazy blond color with compact head. Some aroma of dunk hops, not expected but nice. Smooth mouthfeel; it’s lightly sour, definitively infected.
Unpleasant. QA, please.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
willisread (2018) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 28, 2015
Tap at BCS. Clearish gold with no head. Light yeast aromas with some grass and grain and skunk notes on the nose.No carbonation, flat and watery on the palate with a thin body. Skunky and grassy on the palate with a dry finish. Meh. Not terrible, but a good homebrew first attempt I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (3941) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2015
22 July 2015, tap at Laurelwood Brewing Co in Portland airport. Yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is lightly floral. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Dry, mildly sweet, some straw malt, hint of skunky bite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6165) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Tap. Pours clear pale golden, medium white head, good lacing. Aroma is light, hint of mint, honey. Flavor is light sweet, quite light bitter, biscuit and a hint of grass. Light body, ready to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6214) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Sampled at SE location. Clear golden. Just a little foam. Grains in aroma and flavor. Euro hop sulfur with soft fruit. Some zing on the tongue. Gentle bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5172) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 14, 2015
On tap at laurelwood Portland pub. Pours out a hazy straw topped with a sand head. Nose wheat grain grass and some sweetness. Taste is as the nose a nice mellow wheat and a good soft hop.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SHIG (4380) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Draft: Poured clear golden with white head. Light aroma some what faint grain. Taste was fruity hops and grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5369) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at the brewpub - Pours hazy golden / yellow with a white head. It has a medium / light smooth body with fairly soft carbonation. It begins with mild toast and some crusty white bread. It finishes off with spicy hops, grass, fresh herbs and some lemon. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarlacc83 (1735) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On tap. A : Cloudy gold with a thin white head. N: Biscuit, straw, grains, some earth and leaves, hint of grapefruit. T: Mostly sweet, lightly bitter. M: Creamy light body, crisp carbonation, no alcohol. O: A fine blonde/goldie. Good flavor that’s a bit mixed together.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2014
On tap, poured into a sampler glass. The light aromas of lemon and bread emanate from the beer. The clear, effervescent, pale beer is topped with a thin, white ring and a light, dusty surface. A splotchy, light lace is left on the glass. The taste is a medium sweet. The light body is thin and zippy with crisp lemon, pine, and bread notes. The spicy finish is slightly astringent and is followed by a bready. aftertaste

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