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


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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

pootzboy's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pootzboy (1687) - Hopville, Ontario, - AUG 6, 2012
On tap at Gig’s: A hazey pale straw color with a puffy cap. Aroma is intense grapefruit-citrus with bisquity malts in the background. Flavour has big PacNW hopping (Greapefruit/citrus) balances with dry biscuity wheat malts, light fruity esters.Dry crisp finish with a nice hop bite. This is an interesting mutation of a Berliner weiss with PacNW pale ale - pale ale fruity eaters with weiss dryness and APA citrus - nice sipping ale

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
97hill (114) - - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
QcBeer (81) - 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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (5581) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChadPoole (102) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
codfishh (189) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (404) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1066) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2015
Pours straw yellow haze with a big bubbly pure white head. Nose of obvious wheat, lemon grass, and yeast. Bright mouthfeel. Very hoppy for any style of wheat beer, including this light example. The citric hops and wheat are happy together and give a good depth of character. Lemon drop candy. Lingering medicinal hops. My can still reads Golden Beach Pale Ale. I hope this is the correct beer. But, that was my only complaint..... This is clearly a wheat beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurbDog (110) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2015
Big, fluffy, persistent white head, leaves nice lacing. Cloudy straw colour. Light lemon and grainy aroma, faint tropical notes. Matching flavours mostly lemon and slight dill (most likely from the sorachi ace). Thin body, med/high carbonation, crisp, dry finish. A nice summer choice. Fairly light with enough hop character to put it a notch above your typical lawn mower beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Randy4Beer (435) - - NOV 1, 2015
Not a pretty beer, it looks like water with a yellow crayon swirled around in it. Saving grace is it is unfiltered. Really nice aromas of citrusy hops. Tastes are fruit salad, with a real mix going on, and some cereal malts. It’s all a little muted and underpowered for my preferences and I’m going to start avoiding "Session Beers". Reach for their awesome Lone Pine IPA instead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tranquillity (1695) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
Canned. Clear body, small white head. The aroma is sweet and hoppy, the taste is hoppy and I don’t feel much wheat.

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