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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Crisp golden ale with a delicate hop finish. This is our lightest ale and it is brewed with a bit wheat malt for body and Munich and Aromatic malts for and undertone of honey-like sweetness. Lightly dry-hopped with Cascade hops for that classic American golden ale aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Pour out of 22 oz bottle. Hazy orange pour with white head, aroma has notes of dms, biscuit, earth, slight grass, touch of grain, vanilla, hints of butter as well, lots of things wrong. Taste is similar, some sweet veggie and butter, hints of earth, grass, finishing fairly sweet, slightly dry. Just ok, pretty interesting but has some problems.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle @ Danís house, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks! Pours a bit hazy golden appearance with a white head. Straw, light veggie, light DMS, hay aroma. A bit tan, somewhat bitter, straw, grassy flavor. Blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1518) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Pours from the bottle a clean, deep golden color with a solid amount of persistent carbonation and a very low, thin white head that leaves a good amount of lacing. Aroma has a very crisp grainy nose balanced extremely well with a sharp noble hops bitterness and some mild orange citrus. Flavor is perfect. Great hops bitterness to compliment a strong pilsner malt backbone. Very clean and perfectly refreshing. Body is perfect with a slight acidic kick but with a very sharp carbonated bite that hits the palate hard and quick. Overall a very good beer. I love the punch of the hops but the lightness of the beer. Perfect summer/session brew for any time.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstraw (1965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Yellow-gold with whispy white head / Bright, delicate nose of pine, citrus, and tropical fruit / Light to medium body, a touch watery, with moderate bitterness / Somewhat watered down flavors of orange, pineapple, passion fruit, pine, and honey / A number of excellent elements, but the body letís this one down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
timmins (1) - Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2012 does not count
Good smooth golden. Inhale with an ok nose. Drinks nice with clean after taste. Local. Bomber bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bhiner41 (189) - Darien, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Not their best effort, odd funk up front with a lemon finish. For a summer beer it is more like a fall German offering. Slight barely smell. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2012
22 oz. bomber. Bright golden pour with a medium thick white head. The aroma focuses on pale malts, dough, and a touch of honey sweetness. There are some mild floral and grassy hop notes. I get a touch of earth notes as well. Flavor is mildly sweet with a light bitter hop notes. Lots of grass and hay, maybe of a touch of citrus mixed with pale fruits. This is nice, albeit subtle. This is not the twin of Gossamer, but perhaps a cousin from somewhere down the line.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ccex (1199) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2012
22 oz. bottle pours a clear orange color with a decent white head and a little lacing. Smell is full of piney and floral hops. Aroma is more subdued, with the same hops, a taste of honey, and a touch of caramel. Body is light but not watery without too much carbonation. This one is very easy to drink - dare I say sessionalble. So far this is the only enjoyable golden/blonde ale Iíve truly enjoyed. As a plus, it honors my favorite political speech from the 1896 elections(when congress was controlled by gold and silver miners). This one is good enough that I have to try the one that Revolution Brewing named after V. Eugene Debs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5796) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2012
22oz bomber courtesy of Brian. Filtered orange-tan, thin steady white head. Mellow, light to medium bodied. Really sessionable, clean golden malt tones. Really well balanced, delicate hop balance. Simple, but quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (3762) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2012
On tap and shaker served at Brixieís in Brookfield, IL. showing a lightly hazed, golden hue, a modest amount of soft white head foam, and some spots & streaks of lacing. The aroma was soft malt, lightly perfumey, some tropical fruit and citrus, and a touch of sweetness. The flavor continued these and added some lightly lingering, low hop bitterness. Light bodied, almost thin, but clean and very sessionable.

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