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Sweetwater Tavern Gold Rush Ale
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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made with Northwest Hops


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4230) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Medium clear gold. Off white thin head. Candied PA aroma. Medium to medium-heavy mouth. Smooth drinking, but unremarkable. Some citrus, some light caramel, a little underbittered. Orange peel finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2007
(N.B. the recipe appears to have been reformulated as this beer was described as hoppy and it was)
Golden-amber with a decent white head. The aroma is nice, good bit of fruity hops. The flavor is ok but falls a bit flat. Light bodied. An ok hot weather quaffer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2007
On tap at Sterling. Pours clear golden with a white head. Very subtle aroma, slightly floral. Flavor of pale malt, light grapefruit and a moderate cascade hop presence. Nice creamy, medium body with lively carbonation. Drinkable but kind of boring.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
webjedi (250) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Extremely light and clear golden yellow.Pours with quite a head. yeasty, weaty and corn flavors... fluffy white head. Extremely biiter for the style. Some level of hops are present. Light apple and grape on the nose. Got this as a growler to go from the Falls Church location. (Growler Opened 1/10/2007)

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2004
advertised as the "lightest ale." described by the bartender as fluffy. Think a micobrew version of keystone...eck


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