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


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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

PatIrish's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PatIrish (183) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2852) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 20, 2016
At a tasting, thanks, small stable bubbly head, hazy palish yellow color, citrusy lemony aorma, some lemon grass and a skunky hint, flower herbal flavor, soapy bitterness. lemony aftertaste. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strangebrewer (1136) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2016
can. Poured hazy straw coloured with a small with head. Bold floral hop aroma. Medium bodied, active carbonation, bitter astringent finish. Flavour of bitter grapefruit, apricot, sourish with herbal hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (11399) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 16, 2016
Can sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks troubles. Cloudy yellow with a soapy white head. Aroma of fruity hops, citric, with a slightly stale note. Flavor is quite dry, with nice moderately bitter fruity hops. Quite light-bodied. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlennHendry (255) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2016
Tropical fruit and straw on the nose. Grapefruit and lemon hops with a bit of a floral on the tongue. Very nice. Great summer quencher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9285) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 3, 2016
Can shared with TylerDurden. Hazy medium yellow with a lasting white head. Grassy, guava flavours with pale crackery malt and a moderately bitter finish with a light tartness. Refreshing and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (4895) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 1, 2016
Cloudy white golden color. Big tropical fruit and cracker malt nose. Light body, slightly sour, tropica fruit and slight band aid character. Not the best condition but decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Raistlin (276) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2016
Pours a hazy golden colour and a white head. Fresh grassy hop nose. Nice dry mouthfeel with the bitter finish, and then some grain aftertaste. Flavors of fresh grass. Leaves citrus after taste and tingling sensation on your tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3304) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2628) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3200) - 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.

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