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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Our lightest ale is crisp, dry, and refreshing - eliminating the need for training wheels.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DialSquare (2757) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2008
tap. sampler from Laurelwood Public House in Portland. clear gold. aroma of malt and perfume. grainy malt flavor. ok, but didn’t love.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Buttery golden, not served with garnish, and forces one to actually drink the beer. A good golden.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29477) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2008
Draft. A golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of citrus, and so is the flavor, while the body is thin. Boring.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2008
On tap at Laurelwood Public House. Pours clear dark gold with a lacy white head. Aroma, body and carbonation tending to the light side. Just a little bit of toffee and a hint of citrus. Crisp finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
buzzoven (376) - JAPAN - MAY 4, 2008
I enjoyed this one. Nothing too complex, just a well balanced, tasty golden ale. Flavor was crisp and clean with a slight hint of citrus. A great way to start a session.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spikester (604) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2008
Very fine for a basic brew. Poured rich golden amber with a good amount of fluffy head. Lots of lacing. A very fine golden ale. Can’t wait to try it on draft. Well balanced, a nice alternative to the macros. Recommended. Good luck finding it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimhilt (2413) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 30, 2008
Pours a three finger off-white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Slight piney hop nose. Flavor is typical golden with hops up front, some sweetness. Dry finish with lingering bitter aftertaste. $1.55 for a 12oz bottle from Liquid Solutions Oregon City, Or.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2413) - California, USA - JAN 14, 2008
Slightly hazy golden. Aroma is straw with lighter fruit notes, some pale malt backing. Light bodied and inoffensive, somewhat enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Bottle: Golden in color, fairly clear, moderate white foamy head, decent lacing, moderate carbonation.   Malt forward nose, slight straw/hay, a bit of huskiness to it as well, albeit minor.   Soft grainy malts to start, a little barnish, dusty, with the aformentioned straw/hay.   Also has a bit of a hop zip to it.   Does seem somewhat light for the style, but thats okay.   I rather have it lighter than having it grainier.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Hops die out fairly quickly on the finish, leaving only a soft grainy malt base.   Tiz okay, average I spoze.   As it warms it picks up more graininess, which I could do without.   Worth a try.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11252) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Draft at the brewpub. Light pale malt aroma with light hop. Golden amber color with a fine white head. Medium body with near creamy carbonation. Very smooth. The finish is definitely, but mildly, bitter. Seems citrus bitter.


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