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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Incorporating Cascade, Columbus, Amarillo, and Summit hops, Lost Gold IPA is brewed with the real hop heads in mind. Two-row, Vienna, and pale English crystal malt give this ale its rich golden color. ABV: 6.6%, IBU: 55, OG(plato): 15.0


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 21, 2011
bottle thanks to BgThang, pours hazy orange/gold with a thin to medium white head. Aroma is heavy citrus and tropical fruits. Lots of pineapple and grapefruit, really great nose. Flavor is very nice and sessionable. Sweet grassy malts, thin cracker and toast. Ends with a pretty mellow hop presence for an IPA, but a nice one. Again the pineapple, pine and citrus comes through and lingers in the finish. Very mild for the style but still a beer I could drink all day.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (10728) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2011
A: The beer pours a nice golden orange/amber color with a white head. S: Funky body odor/armpit aroma of old hops. Some earthy and floral hop notes with hints of citrus peel. Plenty of bread and pale malt aroma to it, but the funkiness is just very off-putting. T: The flavor is decent enough. Some citrus fruit (oranges) and citrus peel. Lots of bready and cracker type malts with a slight sweetness to it. Only a mild bitterness on the back end. M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation. O: The flavor is pretty decent but the nose is just so off-putting that itís hard to get past.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (1987) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2012 Bright, hazy, and orange with a moderate white head. Aroma of citrus, melon, flowers, pine and biscuity malt. Taste is malty backbone with a generous fruitiness. Bitterness is minimal. Medium bodied and refreshing. Excellent beer for summer. Or if it is real ales autumn seasonal, that fits too, since autumn in Houston is still summer...

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammer (1029) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Hazy golden pour from bottle with a small white head. Aroma is summer flowers and malt. Taste is light citrus, floral and very clean. Minor bitterness but well balanced and not overpowering. Congratulations to Real Ale, this one is a winner.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dixonian (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2011
12oz bottle. Deep golden pour with a good amount of white head. Nice pine and citrus hop aromas - smells the way I want an IPA to smell. Moderate amount of bitterness that is kept at bay with a nice malt backbone. One of the best TX brewed IPAs Iíve had.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1076) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2011
Pours a very bright dark golden color along with a nice soapy head. Easily detectable aroma of toasty malt and some piney hops. Flavor is a bit weak on the hops quotient. For an IPA itís rather balanced flavor and aroma-wise with the malt and hops. I would guess that this is more of a Pale Ale than an IPA. Overall, its decent drinking and enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1099) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2011
Bottle. Pours a rich orange with a white, fine-grained head that lasts. Nose is piney with a touch of floral and citrus notes. Crisp and bright on the palate, with a definite overtone of tangerine and a tight, delicious finish. Clean beer. Very good. (Incidentally, I think this is the first review of the bottled Lost Gold; it was just released last week.)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (643) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Fragrant hop aroma with citrus notes. Good balance of hoppiness with a malt background. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
This one was out of a cask and it had an unbelievable head that stuck to the side all the way down the glass. Served at just the right temperature, with a great bitter hops aroma.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2010
This beer pours a cloudy dull yellow with a medium white head. The aromas are grass, citrus, and some bread. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with. Lively carbonation. Not a bad need. Cheers!


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