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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Sunset Grill. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy hoppy. Grassy flavoured. Dry and simple bitter. Dry and hoppy finish. Bitter and dry finish.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2001
Insipid, thin ale totally lacking in honey, hops or malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11842) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Rating number 57! Yay!!! Draft at Paradiso Georgetown. Bright clear golden color, small white head. Aroma of white pepper. taste is bitter and straightforward.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 14, 2010
22oz bottle. Small off-white head atop crystal clear light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, floral, orange/grapefruit, some spicy, caramel/bread. Taste is medium sweet, floral/orange, some grapefruit/earthy, some straw, honey. Light-medium body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (9693) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 9, 2012
Tap. Pours clear light copper with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is light honey malt, straw and meal malt, spicy and earthy hops with faint fruity esters. Flavor is malt forward, medium hops and bitterness, light esters and a dry finish. Light body, warmth and medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammy (8636) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2011
On tap at Cole’s. Easy mouthfeel, ahoneyishyet not too sweet. Not much taste. Not much to look a, like some honey boiled in a glass. minimal hops.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8550) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of pale lightly toasted malts, faint hops and even fainter honey. The taste is dry biscuity malts followed by a bit of honey and caramel and a spicy hop finish. Light body. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8428) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Pours a golden color in glass. Nose and taste of strong honey, light malts, caramel. Rated 10/24/2000

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2009
Pint at the brewery. Pale golden pour with a thin white head. The nose is quite light but with a distinct, soft sweetness. A bit of toastiness and a kiss of lightly floral hops. A touch of lingering sweetness. It’s pretty light, but it’s pretty balanced and drinks well.

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.


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