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Deep golden in color with a rich malty aroma. Delicately smooth and crisp flavor and an herbal finish. Oregon Golden Ale is created from Northwest Harrington and Klages, and Maier Munich Malts (18% speciality grains, .19 lbs grain per bottle). Kent Golding and Cascade hops.


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alcoholica (128) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2005
Golden in color with frothy head. Hoppy aroma. Good flavor, sweet and hoppy. good beer


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2456) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 19, 2014
9/7/2009 White Crane Bitter Saw this at the store the other day, and it called to me. Iím not sure what to expect as the label is in Japanese. Pours a slightly cloudy orange/amber with a big fluffy white head. Smells of citrus and floral hops, a bit of a mineral smell as well. Not much going on really in the nose. Taste is a little better with some sweet malts caramel and bread mixed up with some floral hops and that mineral tartness. Sparkling carbonation, sticky mineral-y mouthfeel, medium body. Iím not sure how old this bottle is or how it came to be available for sale in NH, but I bet its not as fresh as it should be. Nothing objectionable here, but really not up to what I consider the norm for Rogue.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (811) - - AUG 24, 2014
Nice toffee nose, nut. Rich caramel malt, sweet orange, pudding, bittersweet finish. Definitely sweeter than bitter, strong caramalt character, a bit too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3539) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2014
345 ml bottle. Golden amber with small white head. Aroma malty, faint varamel, bitter husky notes and lots of grapefruit. Taste is malty, fresh, faint caramel, fruit and grapefruit

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2344) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2013
5% Bottle from Ezo Beer labeled White Crane Ale. A nice orange-gold pour with a thick off-white head. Citrus, juicy peach, yeasty aroma. The taste is fresh tropical fruits & rich caramel malts. Iím really digging the interplay between the hops & the malts-delicious. Bonus itís less than 450 yen!

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (6333) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Tom L. As "Rogue White Crane Bitter Ale". Murky orange. Aroma of stale bread, cardboard, wort and rotten fruits. Flavor has stale malt and some bitterness. Light to medium-bodied. Seems way too old.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours light copper with thin white head. Somewhat cloudy. Aroma is malt and banana. Malty flavour. Hop and herb finish, similar to coriander and basil

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Had this in at least two guises, under this name and the name Shark Tooth Ale. Iím otherwise sympathetic to Rogue but all the renaming is bullshit. Anyways, a clean, clear pour with a firm head and crisp carbonation. Soft malts in the nose with mild herbal and floral notes, almost as if the brewers wanted to make a kolsch/pilsner cyborg. Earthy in places, bright in others, the beer failed to leave much of an impression.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
zickbeer_ye (298) - Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2013
Dry malty bready scent with a little tart citrus in the end. Cloudy amber Orange tone light head. kinda watery malt flavor with a sudden hint of citrus. Wet and kinda tart on the palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1129) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2013
UPDATED: APR 22, 2013 Aromas of nuts, caramel, toffee, subtle apricot, and earthy hops. Clear red-orange with a fading, beige head. Dry, slightly bitter, and with toasty malty flavors. Light body, low carbonation, and finishes cleanly with lingering caramel and earthy hop flavors.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3156) - Montana, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle pours an amber brew with a thin white head. Scent is all malt. Taste is sweet with some grass.


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