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Sawdust City Golden Beach Pale Ale

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Brewed by Sawdust City Brewing Company
Style: American Pale Ale
Gravenhurst, Canada

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can you bottle a season? Probably not, it’s far too big. But at the Sawdust City Brewing Co. we’ve done our darndest to put the best of summer into each can of our Golden Beach Pale Ale. With a sunshine yellow colour and the hazy hue of a long August afternoon, this easy drinking American Pale Ale is summer personified. Loaded with juicy citrus hop flavours, aromas of tropical fruit and freshly cut grass, each sip from this delicious ale will transport you back to those long, lazy days of summer any time of year. So grab your shorts and sandals and open a can of summer today!

Our hoppy session ale.

WATER: pure Muskoka water
BARLEY /MALT: Canadian 2-row barley, wheat
HOPS: galaxy, mosaic, sorachi ace, summit
YEAST California ale
10.5°


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3192) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2016
Keg at Bar Hop. Milky pale golden body with a thin white head. Faint lacing. Aroma of lime and white pepper. Flavour of bitter lemon, parsley and steel. Medium body with a frothy texture. Light fizz. Herbal and sharp.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2601) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 18, 2016
Sampled at steinbach mlcc. Aromas of citrus and dank hops. Tastes like it smells. Bitter tasting with a slightly watery finish. Unbalanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3122) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 16, 2016
Light yellow body, white thin head, some lacing. Sharp citrus aroma, tart, fresh, rhubarb, grapefruit, acidity. Taste is semi-bitter, quite dry, some citrus. A bit of a watery thin palate, but over all a pretty nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (3048) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 18, 2016
Aroma:Grapefruit and pine hops.. Appearance: cloudy yellow, good white head.. Flavor:Strong bitterness, Grapefruit, resinus hops...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
97hill (124) - - APR 23, 2016
can from LCBO , after a sunny day @ work selling ski gear in a parking lot. Yard Sale Season is on. This is a very tast beer indeed , pale hazy, hoppy refreshing. I like ithis one a lot Light yet tasty, hoppy but not heavy. Summer in a can indeed

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
QcBeer (113) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 22, 2016
De couleur jaune très pale et transparente. Une belle mousse parfumé qui reste bien vivante avec une belle effervescence. On sent ici l’ananas, les épices et légèrement herbacé. En bouche, ça goûte l’ananas, la pomme verte un peu surette avec une petite finale un peu acide et pétillant!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (5737) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2016
Can: Poured a super light yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of fresh juicy hops with grassy notes and some tropical fruit notes is quite interesting. Taste is also dominated by some juicy green hops notes with light tropical fruit notes and some light residuals sugar notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Solid offering and nice take on the NZ hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChadPoole (160) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
Pours cloudy yellow with a high white head. Good citrus and hoppy aroma. Taste of wheat malts, grapefruit and pine. Light body with medium carbonation. A great summer beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
codfishh (195) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Pours a light hazy yellow fluffy white head that laces the glass. Aroma is grapefruit and pine. Flavor light grainy wheat malt, big grapefruit and piny hops, a little sufur (oniony, garlicy) note on the finish. Very dry, prickly carbonation, light body medium to high carbonation. Delicious sessionable hoppy beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (405) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2015
1 month old 473 ml can from LCBO. Label says "Golden Beach Pale Ale" and mentions no wheat on the ingredients list. Pours a pale white yellow with soft white head. Nose is fresh hops, citrus, pine some dankness. Very nice. Body is a little thin as intended, crisp. Hops dominate, pine, citrus, moderate bitterness, very nice. More satisfying than some session IPAs I’ve had.


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