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

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   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°


PatIrish's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PatIrish (179) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUN 28, 2012
On tap, pours a nice hazy straw with a big white head. Hop bitterness on the nose, grapefruit, resin, pine. Clean & bitter on the palate, not a lot of linger. Great summer ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
codfishh (181) - 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 (397) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1055) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurbDog (99) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Randy4Beer (410) - - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tranquillity (1644) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (1034) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2015
473ml can. Hazy blonde with a frothy white head. Flavors are cereals, lemon and tropical fruits with grassy and mineral notes. Light body, good carbonation, thin texture.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (9816) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Draft - Sweet citrus, orange and lots of pith. Cloudy pale gold with a decent white head. Bitter and lots of grass with a touch of wheat. Nice and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (618) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Canned. Pours nice hazy beige colour with a big white head that laces the glass. Smell is massive, fresh citrusy hops. Flavour is mildly bitter, mouthfeel is dry, mostly just a whole lot more hop flavour than the bitterness profile would suggest. Nice easy drinker, hope it comes to LC by next summer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asheft (2825) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2015
On tap at brewery. Complex mango, passion fruit, and lemon hops aroma. Cloudy yellow under a white patch and lace. Fruity good flavour: mango, blueberry, passion fruit, lime. Malt and wheat are in the background. Mineral water finish. Moderate to medium bitterness. Light body, moderate to medium carbonation, crisp.


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