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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A bright golden ale that is balanced with Munich malt and Goldings hops, also a touch of Hallertau hops for aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (20861) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Draft at the source. Hazy yellow color, s All white edge head. Aroma of straw and white pepper. Taste is watery bitter lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14584) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at brewery. Pours clear yellow with white head. Nose/taste of cream, light malt, toast and lemon. Lighter medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13019) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2004
I expected this beer to be their "accessible" beer, and while it is, there's quite a bit more flavor than expected. Clear golden body. Aroma is medium sweet, pine and some grapefruit. Taste is pine of medium intensity bitterness, some grapefruit, slight caramel malty. Medium body, slightly chewy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (11964) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is honey and biscuit malt with light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt dominant, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sized white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of lightly toasted pale malts, herbal hops and a faint resiny note. The taste is lightly toasted grain with fruity and floral hops. Medium bodied - refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Sample at the brewpub. Slightly hazy yellow-gold color with a thin white head that dissipates gradually to a film. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of grassy hops and grainy malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a short hoppy aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2011
On tap at Willimantic on the way home from a weekend in Boston for EBF. Pours a clear amber gold with a thin white head. Soft grain and toast. Grainy, lightly sweet with touches of apples and fruit. Toast and grain. Lightly crisp bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9387) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Clear light orange pour with no head. Grain, sweet bready malts. Okay for a standard golden.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2005
Grassy hop bitterness and light cereal husks proffer dry and subtle pictures...Not much to say, but a tasty pint for the house blond ale...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 14, 2006
Pours gold with a decent white head. Smells surprisingly hoppy for what it is. Tastes slightly bitter with some malt presence.

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