Brewed by Steamrail Brewing Company
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hawthorn, East Victoria, Australia


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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The Gold Digger Golden Ale is a smooth rich golden ale that is honey in color, with a refreshing subtle hop taste, that is perfectly balanced and delicious fruity aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TourDeBeer (121) - your mummas pants, - FEB 20, 2013
herbs, floral, golden in glass, lots of carbination to the eye, but head has faded on the first sniff of aroma. light sweetness, medium bitterness, thin feel, lively carbination, - too much kills the taste. Hint of a bitter finish. Next time I’d let this warm up slightly and settle down the carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (402) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Another ’supermarket’ beer disguised as craft. ’Australian Beer Connoissers’ seem to be the Dr. Evil of Australian beer at the moment. On with the beer.....Nice floral hop nose. Yellow beer with lasting white head. A few bubbles. Chalky mineral mouthfeel with lemony hop notes in the finish. Nice beer made by faceless corporate types.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ychvirus (20) - SOUTH KOREA - SEP 20, 2014
Don’t exactly know the difference between pale anf gold. Pale is better. Last taste is little wierd.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
herring (6) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
All varieties of Steamrail taste exactly the same. It’s just the different colour labels that make you think they are different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidx (1) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 11, 2014 does not count
Delicious craft pale ale with all of the idiosyncrasies one would expect from the craft brew scene in Melbourne, Australia. Only had the one but has all of the characteristics one would associate with a session beer and wish I’d bought six :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (647) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2013
Gold pour with a thin white head. Stone fruit and citrus aroma with a little malt. Taste is slightly sweet, peaches, very low bitterness and something slightly chemical. Ok but not great

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hop_Hedonist (308) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2013 Forgettable... Um, what was that I was drinking...? Insipid. Beer for people who don’t like beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShaneJ (692) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle from Liqorland. Clear, bright amber, slightly metallic, some fruity hops, sweet, almost sugary, grainy aroma. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2555) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2013
Lively pour settles out a sparkling, sunny gold with high effervescence. Messy, sloppy pad of white atop holds on for the length and laces well. Aroma of mandarins, apricots, grass and bitter herbs with just a little metallic taint. Thin, soapy and foamy palate dominated by drabby hops and citric fruit esters. Medial bitterness in the finish before fading off rapidly but hinting at passionfruit and mandarin flesh. Pronounced pine and dusty grains mid-palate. Agreeable and very sessionable. Nothing to whine about in this one! (33cL, BB Liquorland Merriwa)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
simon_tm (1) - AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2013 does not count
For a golden ale it has an interesting aroma, it is very sessionable and a good choice if you like golden ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (4037) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2013
330ml bottle from Liquorland. Big fluffy white head atop a bright amber beer. Light passionfruit and citrus flavour. There is not much going on in the aroma. Sessionable enough. Okay beer for a lazy Sunday afternoon.

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