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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This American-style golden ale is our lightest, in both color and flavor. Bright Spot is brewed with locally malted 2-row barley and the finest American, Czech and German hops lending a well-balanced, refreshing taste. A compliment to nearly any of our menu choices.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TomDecapolis (4477) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUN 1, 2008
On tap at Town Hall. Pours a mostly translucent golden with a medium creamy white head that left lacing. Aroma of malty sweetness, orange zest, grassy, floral, ginger and tea. Flavor was a mix of the same. The hops were giving off some interesting spicy notes...ginger and a few other ingredients used in Chinese food.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5209) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2008
On draught at the brewpub near downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pours a clear golden pale blonde brew with an average white head that slowly dissipates to a fine film and white ring, with some nice lacing Aroma of golden grain malt, some citrus zest, grassy hops and a touch of lemon. Taste is light to medium bodied, lightly carbonated, crisp clean cut with some golden grain malt and grassy hop flavors. Finish is semi-dry, mild bitterness with a crisp citrus zest aftertaste that quickly disappears.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
nolankowal (931) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2007
Draft @ Brewpub. Golden pour with a white head. Aroma of earthy, grassy hops, pale malt. and light lemon. Flavors of lemon/lemon zest, grassy hops, and pale malt. Light body bitter/dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On tap at the brewpub on 6/22/07: Pours a clear bright golden with a small frothy, well-lacing white head. Aroma of lightly sweet pale malt and earthy noble hops. Body starts lightly pale malty sweet with a decent earthy noble hoppy bitterness toward a thinner, drier bittersweet finish. A ok golden ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Draft @ Brewpub: Pale yellow, light head and lacing. Nose of nice pale malt and clean, grassy hops. Subtle metal. The flavor has a nice body and a malty finish. Citrusy, clean. Ok.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 06/23/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear yellow, dense white head, lots of lace, light sweet malt aroma, sweet malt flavor, touch of corn sweetness, light bitterness

Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 1.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2007
Draft on 8/2/07. Clear amber/yellow. Light malt sweetness with some fruit (apricot and pear). Grassy hops make the finish bitter. Not too bad on a hot summer day.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2007
(Draft) Pours a clear pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma of soap and grain. Flavor of sweet malt and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 23, 2007
On tap RBSG. A clean golden pour wth a thick white lacing and light head. A flavor that is malty but changes to a bit of a papery flavor and a tad of hop bitter at the finish. An aroma of light malt, corn. Nothing bad on the nose just not much there. The palate was all you could expect from the style. It was crisp and clean but a tad fizzy. Very good offering for the style.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsquire (3465) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Out of a sampler at the pub during 07 RBSG. Pale straw gold color with a thin white head and a light nose with some citrus. This is a light, crispy beer with light caramel sweetness and some grassy hops in the finish. Inoffensive golden ale.


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