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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Pollenator Golden Ale is brewed with over three pounds of fresh New England honey in every barrel. Inspired by no particular style at all, Pollenator is free as a bee with no strings attached. A refreshing Golden Ale perfect for casual spring and summer fun and whatever comes naturally!
Available Spring and Summer.

Style: Spring Ale
Color: Vibrant Gold
Bitterness Units: 23
ABV: 4.6%
Date of Introduction: 1996
Malts: 2-Row and Crystal
Hops: Nugget and Cascade
Packages Available: Six packs and twelve packs of 12 ounce bottles, five gallon “logs,” 50L (13.2-gallon) kegs
Availability: Spring Seasonal
Description: Features a medium amber body, balanced with a modest amount of Willamette hops. This spring ale is highly drinkable, flavorful and finishes clean and crisp.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Gold pour with white head. Nose was heavy honey, pale malt, some fruit, with a honey flavor, some pale malt, and hops.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JFGrind (1844) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2013 Disjointed flavors of hops, honey and malt. All this makes a Golden bodied Ale that I do not have much desire to drink again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (4888) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. Oh, come on guys, a name like this has to be used on a Doppelbock! Clean, lightly yeasty nose, golden ale straightaway. Deep transparent golden with a short white head. Fullish body, clean and basically flavorless; there’s a pleasantly bit of golden pale malt, hint of yeast, and light bitterness. Dry, and they’re getting a nice English subtlety out of the hops here. Crisp and easy-going, essentially flawless as these things go.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
clueo (153) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Very drinkable on a warm summer day. A bit sweet and slightly syrupy for my taste. The honey flavor is okay. It is not heavily carbonated and the appearance is very average.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (4324) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2013
This one poured a bland yellow color with a white head. Aroam was of pale malt, grass, and light honey. Flavor was ssimilar, very bland and malty and sweet with really no redeeming qualities.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBeerFanatic (863) - Friona, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Pours a light yellow or light copper with a boozy head. Aromas of honey, caramel, floral hops and slight grass/grain. Flavors of honey, slight perfume hops, grain, and grass. Leaves a light corn aftertaste. Lightly sweet. Definitely dig the in your face honey flavor upfront, but that’s mostly it.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fech (291) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Usual dissatisfaction from long trail. Watery weak flavor no true aroma. Slight honey lemon notes and fizzy.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1690) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 22, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours light golden with a white head. Slight citrusy taste with a hoppy bitterness. Unable to detect any honey. Slightly metallic. Not a fan of this one.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
odinstyr (559) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2013
Pours a clear pale gold with a small white head. Smells of grasses, biscuits. Taste is sweet and moderately bitter - grassy hops, light bread, a little metallic - no honey taste to note.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - APR 6, 2013
A lightly hazy yellow with a frothy white head. A sweetened version of a pale ale that you should let warm up so that the honey can come out more. Would be nice on a warm day.


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