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Three-time GABF Gold Medal winner (1990, 1993 & 1998) and 1999 Bronze Medal winner. Nationally acclaimed as the best Munich-style beer made in America. Penn Gold is a light-colored, medium bodied lager beer with a delicate hop aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1823) - - SEP 30, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-23-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed medium golden colored beer with one finger of foamy white head. The head fades over about a 5 min time period, leaving a good level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is wheaty and grainy smelling with a little bit of a citrus and grassy hop aroma mixed within. Taste – The taste begins with a nice bready and doughy flavor with a decent amount of a sweet caramel flavor. These flavors create a nice smooth base for the brew, lasting till the end. Along with the aforementioned flavors, some flavors of yeast and lighter fruit flavors join the tongue. Toward the end a bit of a lemon taste as well as some light hop flavors of an herbal nature join the tongue. With just a hint of graininess and pepper joining the tongue at the very end a nice crisp yet smooth sweet and malty flavor is left to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation that is rather high. Both are fantastic for the mix of bread, sweet, and hop, creating a very refreshing and quite drinkable brew. Overall -This one is nice and refreshing a great session style brew. One I will certainly get again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sturmthis (608) - Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2014
On draft. Clear golden color with almost no head. Almost no aroma on this one. Really light malt taste. The definition of average.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (253) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Golden beer, medium carbonation. White, frothy head. Your basic, average, run-of-the-mill beer. You would enjoy this if Coors Light or Miller Lite were your favorite beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkSachon (635) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle from gift gourmet sampler case from friend Rick - thanks! Crisp yellow color and taste, medium bodied and a non-harsh mouth feel. Stays on the palette for a while. Quite good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (795) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Nice sweet lager. Kind of bland. Fairly light. Like able solid lager. Light hop character.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
zgaier (1460) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
Pours a clear yellow with a white aroma and flat aroma. Taste is watery, some grain and malt, but overall flavorless as with most lagers

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jjgmd (1509) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
Pours a very pale light yellow gold color. Nose is flat with barely an aroma. Taste is metallic and grainy, undrinkable. Another suspect from a craft club, which is why I retired by membership. Quaff Score 2 / 10

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotbart (155) - - FEB 28, 2013
Sweet aroma with a very sudsy head and a pale yellow color. Nice smooth hoppy flavor with a slightly disappointing finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThreeCats (605) - ISRAEL - JAN 4, 2013
Slightly hazy with foamy head. Aroma of malt and a little honey. Taste on the bitter side for a helles with a bitter palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Malty aroma of hay, bread, grass and hops. Malty flavour of hay and grass with notes of grapefruits and hops. Hoppy finish.

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