argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(12oz bottle) Large white head atop hazy apple juice body, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, strawberry, some peach, apple. Taste is medium sweet, strawberry, some earthy, light apple. Watery light-medium body, light acidity.
jcwattsrugger (11104) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and yellow color. Aroma is grassy/herbal, grain. Taste is grain/hay/cardboard, secondary herbal/spice hops.
Sammy (8726) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2011
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good drinkability though a malt story. Deep golden body with foaming offwhite head. The aromas are a little distracting. Good malts, with a mild hop finish, nicely carbonated. Refreshing on the first warm day of spring.Thanks Jay.
JoeMcPhee (8510) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale golden colour with a sticky white head. Aroma is softly fruity. Light apricot and a bit of soft spicy hoppiness. Lean pale malt and a bit of grassy/herbal hops over the light crackery malts. Nice soft aroma with a little bit of fruitiness. This sort of reminds me of Coopers Sparkling Ale, with the mix of soft apple and apricot fruitiness and light spicy hoppiness. Soft palate... really quite tasty.
j12601 (6607) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle leftover from camping up at Hill Farmstead. Pours a clear gold with a medium sized creamy white head. Soft hay, a bit of green apple and yeast over some candy sugar. Medium bodied, creamy, a bit of cream ale flavor and some off flavors as well. A bit bitter on the finish. Not bad, not great.
decaturstevo (5155) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 24, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden pour with a fluffy white head and lace. Aroma of light malt and not much more. Flavor of semi sweet malt with a bit of a cloying sweet finish. Medium bodied with excellent carbonation. I think this may be one of the best golden ales I’ve had. It didn’t have much on the aroma but pretty flavorful for a golden.
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 6, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Frumpty for the 12 oz bottle. Pours a clear bright golden with low to med carbonation adn a modest white head which fades. Aroma is nice doughy bready pils malt which was a nice surprise with very light herbal hops- clean yeast makes it smell almost like a pilsner. Flavor is more ale-like with some fruity doughy yeastiness, light crackery malts, light herbal hops and a clean light finish- not much else going on but is to be expected for a golden ale. pretty good for the style- reminds me a bit of blue pt summer ale.
berkshirejohn (4587) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12oz bottle from Georgio’s, Billerica, MA. Pale amber with a thin white head and high carbonation; grassy aroma; soft with a grassy bitter taste; and a rather watery finish with a trace of spice.
markwise (4501) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thanks to jayli for the hookup on this one. Pours clear yellow gold with a bone white head. Nose is malt, bread, herbs, bitterness and slight dryness. Flavor is similar with a medium body and a bitter finish.
thornecb (4457) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours light gold into a shaker. Bright white head with very good retention leaves spotted sheets as it recedes to coat surface. Light malt aromas. Crisp and light with a dry cracker finish.