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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2003
Light floral hopa aroma though a bit rubbery. Light yellow abmer clear, little head and no lacing. Low carb, medium light body. Good hops/malt balance, sort of like classic pils. Light sweet bitter finish and after. Clean, crisp, and refreshing. Not adjuncty. Great with the food at the Penn Brewery.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mctous (131) - Herndon, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2007
Penn must have had some quality control problems, but not in my sample. My bottle of Penn Gold poured and tasted like classic Helles, only lacking some head retention and carbonation. I didnít have any of the off-flavors many other reviewers found.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2007
12 oz bottle. Golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of pale barley malt and light breadiness. A soft floral hop aroma as well. Lightly floral flavour with a light sweetness. Very clean and softly bready. Light toast. Nice refreshing brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ndfreak77 (116) - USA - SEP 14, 2007
Very mild flavor with absolutely zero aftertaste. Very refreshing on a warm day. Well carbonated with a touch of sweetness. Iíd like to try this in a frosted mug from a tap.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - DEC 6, 2007
Bottle: Apt name for this yellow-gold beer with a thin wisp of stickiness across the top. The aroma is crisp but starchy and somewhat corny. Drinks with a Germanic hoppy sting, but primarily a grassy, malty beer. Pretty decent brew. (#3237, 12/6/2007)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2008
Good authentic German Helles, it delivers as a well made lager. Crisp, grassy aroma that is lightly sweetened and backed by fresh noble hops. Clear golden, straw yellow pour with a fluffy, bright white head and thick lacing. Mouth feel is airy and crisp. Very fresh with a nice hop bitterness. Grainy, pale malt, light bodied. Peppery-grassy hops, fairly prominent in the flavor. Great summer quencher, an everyday lager.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 28, 2009
Bottle 355 ml
Appearance: bright gold with crystal light, snowy white mid head. Fine lace. 3+.
Nose: soapy , hoppy , with meadow and hay feel. Clean and fresh. 7-
Flavor/Palate : Medium bodied. Quiet soft as it should be, Gentle pale malt work with silky texture, gently hopped. Refreshing ,lighter lager. Proper Helles that is often underappreciated as style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3179) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 17, 2010
12oz Bottle, purchased at Half Time - Poughkeepsie, NY. Pours a furious clear pale amber-orange, with a tall clean white finger, lacing well. Aroma is salty and fresh, with a bit of brine, fresh wheat bread, and cracker. Flavors are a bit lesser and quieter. Cold grains, warm hot dog buns, and boozy cereal. This has a slightly soppy character to it, but itís not bad. Maybe could be a touch tighter and nip hoppier, but itís palatable. Ends with kind of a distinct juicy chamomile and tangerine twist.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2010
Bottle. A fine beer. Pours a very light yellow with a modest white head that subsides quickly. Grassy aroma, with light malts and some earthy hops. Flavor is delicate and on key. Some malty sweetness, followed by a dry and bitter finish. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vir4030 (530) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pours a clear gold with a thinnish head from the beer of the month club. Aroma is very lagery and dry. The flavor is not so lagery, which makes it go up in my opinion. Fairly plain, bubbly, and actually a bit refreshing. Itís not bad.


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