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Russian River Golden Wheat Ale

Russian River Golden Wheat Ale
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 149   ABV: 4.97%
Blonde in color, this mild ale is brewed with a blend of four malts to impart a subtle, malt bouquet. A smaller than normal hop addition is made in the beer to keep the flavor mild and clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2004
Tap@Russian River. Had it under the name blonde ale, or at least thats what the girl behind the bar said it was. Pretty malty, grainy and lemony, pretty simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DarkElf (3059) - La Jolla, California, USA - MAY 28, 2004
(Draft: O'Brien's in San Diego, CA) I guess I expected more from this beer, and I only finished the pint so that the bartender would notice that I needed another beer; Very light flavored and boring beer and just not something I enjoyed or would buy again; Lightly malty, and not really much wheat flavor either, and definitely not malty enough to capture my attention; Minimal amount of hops bitterness, but the beer still seems in balance because the malt is so light; Light malty aroma; Pale golden in color and fully clear; White head settles to a sheen after a few minutes and leaves almost no lacing; Seems like a transitional beer intended for those just beginning to explore beyond Budweiser or Corona, but that's not my style of beer, so I don't care for this one

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazz88 (2669) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 8, 2003
Tap @ the deli/brewpub in Guerneville. A light golden color with a wine like aroma. Dry, crisp, light and refreshing. Not much there but fine for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2003 yellow with no head..not much flavor either..a little wheaty i suppose but quite boring..this style sucks anyway so no hard feelings

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Tasting Notes from Fall 2000: What a wonderful wheat! Minimally hopped, nice aroma, sits nicely on the palate and goes down great. Almost tastes like a lager

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
joet (2547) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - AUG 2, 2001
Bitter, crisp and malty with a a hint of citrus.

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