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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This crisp, light-bodied, golden beer is the very definition of refreshment. The combination of premium German pilsner malts and American Noble hops aims to please your taste buds and satisfy your thirst.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sarahmarie (265) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Drank at The Continental Midtown in Philly. I was suprised how well it went with all my food. It wasnt anything mind blowing, but had just the right touch of hoppy bitterness and sweet citrus tang that refreshed my palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 22, 2009
12oz bottle from some good folks at Swarthmore College - thanks, Steve! Hazy straw colored pour, with a modest head, not much retention. Aroma is fairly anonymous, a slightly fragrant yeast tang. Mouthfeel is fairly thin, some hops in the taste, but I do appreciate the dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BarrysHomebrew (11) - , Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2009
A lovely Kolsh style ale.Good balance and easy to drink. Just a well made thirst quencher. A perfect stepping stone for your friends who drink macro rice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (7610) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2009
Bouteille de 12 oz partage lors dune dgustation Ratebeer Montral chez Goldorak. Arme: Lgre odeur de crales avec une pointe dagrumes. Apparence: La couleur est blonde avec une moyenne densit de bulle. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de crales avec une pointe houblonne. Courte dure de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrire got lgrement fruit. (Rating #1393)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
obxdude10 (2307) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2009
So far, Im not really impressed with much from Philly Brewing Co. And this offering falls short of impressive, as well. This blond ale pours a bright and clear golden color with a decent-sized white head. The head leaves a nice amount of lacing around the glass. The nose features some grassy and citrus notes, but the flavors are otherwise bland. There isnt really much to write home about with this beer. The flavors and body really left a lot to be desired with this one.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 18, 2009
Pale straw colour. Aroma is of lemon/orange citrus. A touch of straw. Quite sickly sweet with an overabundance of sweet orange peel and maybe even some coriander. Bleh truly awful.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 3, 2009
THOUGHTS: A really nice session beer. A truly unique flavor too. Not my favorite types of flavors, but very memorable and distinct. I will probably get this again, but probably in the warmer months. Should make a great summer refresher. Fairly British. I would have guessed by the name it would be more German. It tasted better on the cold side. Not a sipper. Drink it before it gets too warm. My bottle said 4.5% ABV. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a cloudy, dark yellow with a small, white head that mostly diminished and left fair lacing. The aroma was light to moderate straw and toasted malt, moderate floral and perfume hops, lighter grassy hops, light to moderate earthy yeast, tea and a little citrus. The initial flavor was acidic and slightly sweet, while the finish was acidic, sour and slightly bitter with and average duration. There was mostly citrus and yeast, along with a little toasted malt and some hops in the finish and a little tea also. The light to medium body was slightly creamy with fizzy carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2009
tap at Silk City- for some reason, the last time I had this beer, it was soooo good and refreshing. I dont understand how it became so good, but it did. It is the usual, cheap craftbeer, that should replace yueng at everybar in philly. pours golden clear, nose is strong hoppy character, some pine, some light spicy citrus notes, some breadyness. taste is quite a rounded hoppy flavour that is worth every penny of $2.00, It is a gold standard for session ales.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
reggiedunlop (3704) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2009
nice golden color with a thick foamy white head and decent lacing. aroma is very yeasty with some citrus, pepperand bubblegum. flavor is disappointing...starts with a touch of pepper and then is overpowered by a stringent medicinal hoppiness. mouthfeel is watery and finish is dusty, dry, and abrupt.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009

Date: November 01, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: cloudy yellow, fine white head, sudsy lace
Aroma: light malt aroma with light floral hops
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of balancing hops, long bitter finish
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2.1/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *+/4


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