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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Grantville (as this area was once known) Gold is one of our lighter house beers, but by no means a light beer. This pale gold beer is crisp and refreshing with a clean hop finish and is a great beer for newcomers to craft-brewed beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (13393) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Draught at the brewpub in San Diego. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Grassy hop aroma, floral, citrus, biscuits, some caramel. Fruity hop flavor, bready, caramel, hay, citrus, peach notes. A bit thin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorisPPattyn (8442) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2012
Draught Very pale gold, fine white rim. Grapey nose, green grapes; very demure, whiff of acetone. Quite sugary, but with a hoppy revenge/finish, that itself is fast gone again, falling flat. Light body, but reasonably refreshing. Well OK, it wasn’t designed to be a world beater.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2012) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2011
I thought this was a nice gold ale that had a good color and nice head. The taste was sweet and malty and it went down smooth. Pretty good beer for a brew pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagunitasfan (1321) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2011
On tap at SD Brew Co. Crystal clear amber yellow. Nose is very light- almost unable to pick up surrounded by restaurant smells. Light honey sweet. Taste just meh. Hints of ammonia. Not very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ghawener (1522) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 6, 2011
Draft: Part of a 7 draft beer sampler at the brewery. Smooth and light but flavorfull. Food Pairing: Hot Wings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (30497) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Draft. A golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma has primary notes of malt, but also lighter notes of sulphur and brewmash. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, as well as lighter notes of sulphur, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4915) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Draft at the brewpub. Clear gold, white head. Grain, malt, light hops, and crisp. Easy drinking blonde, non-offensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Tap @ SDBC. Pours a deep crystal clear gold with a small white ring. Faint hops and some cereal grain on the nose. Nice full flavor with corn, grain, and light hop bitterness on the finish, very crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2009
On tap. Pours a clear yellow with a white head leaving a broad curtain of lacework. Medium body with a solid malt base with a very, very dry finish that has a distinct hoppiness. A very well made lager. 070709

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