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RATINGS: 129   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6951) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 15, 2013
Tap at Revolution Brewing, Milwaulkee Ave. Chicago. Poured a clear light amber with a round bubbly white head. The aroma is fresh and hoppy. The flavour is medium bitter with a crisp hoppy refreshing bitter palate. Great for a session.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (4300) - Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2013
22 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 6/19/2013. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy bright golden color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of big orange peel, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange rind, floral, grass, wheat, light honey, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with big citrus hop presence and moderate malt balance; with good strength. Taste of orange zest, tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, floral, grass, bread, wheat, light honey, and floral earthiness. Slight floral bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, floral, grass, bread, wheat, light honey, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity of citrus hop flavors with a moderate malt balance; with good flavor robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice blond ale! All around good balance and complexity of hop and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pours a lightly hazed gold with thinnish white head. Smell is light citrus hop, sweet light malts, light caramel, bready. Taste is light citrus, doughy, crisp malts, light fruity. Bigger hop component than one would think for the style. Has some body for such a light drinker. Not bad, for a session type.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Had this at their place in Chicago. All the beer unless noted otherwise were good to very good. Unfortunately this was rated with another program and I can't import my comments.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3589) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013

7/21/2011: Revolution Cross of Gold (Gold Ale)... Aroma: Muted citrus hops. Appearance: Creamy off-white crown; golden, clean complexion; fleck-like lacing. Flavor: Crisp - dry hop finish; mild bitterness with nice, bright hop flavor that isn’t too large for the style. Palate: Light weight. Overall: Easily sessionable; I likes!

Draught (5.0% ABV) at Revolution in Chicago, IL. Rating #75 for this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (2348) - Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Tap atat kedzie brewery. Decent. Crisp and refreshing. Easy drinking. Not much flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7726) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
had at the brewpub while breezing through chicago .. . pours a deep yellow .. . some foam .. . slick, easy and simple .. hay and dried grass.. . a good session .. . . i got a fozzy of a bear of a problem

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951 (583) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Had it on tap at Revolution Brewery in Logan Square Chicago. Poured a clear amber hue, the aroma is more on a pilsner side, with thin white head and minimal lacing. The taste is subtly bitter with a dry finish. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Draft at Farmhouse Tavern. Pours hazy golad with a thin foamy white head. Aroma is bright, clean citrus fruits. Taste is grass, hops, citrus fruits and slight spice. Body is very light. Very drinkable, enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JMerritt (1926) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottled. Clear golden with a medium-sized white head that is partially diminishing. Lightly grassy nose with subtle grapefruit and orange zest, vanilla cookies and whole wheat biscuits. Mild bitterness initially that increases rapidly through the initial flavor profile, bringing notes of leather, bittersweet grapefruit, dried straw and a quick, bright almost ginger zing. Medium-bodied with a nice carbonation. Flavorful and quaffable - I was very pleased.

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