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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crisp golden ale with a delicate hop finish. This is our lightest ale and it is brewed with a bit wheat malt for body and Munich and Aromatic malts for and undertone of honey-like sweetness. Lightly dry-hopped with Cascade hops for that classic American golden ale aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (6410) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Draught at the Friendly Toast, 2/27/16.
Minimally hazy, clear straw golden body shows light carbonation and a small, white head with moderately-low to low retention.
Grains, soft herbs and bits of dry cookie-like malt character grace the nose. Theres some cereal-like character which kind of dulls the hop accents, though they are fruitier than Id like for a golden ale, with light citrus and orange peel-like character.
A bit bready, dusty and biscuity, with zero sweetness and a bit of huskiness/graininess on the finish. Medium carbonation is not particularly tight, leading to a somewhat loose, watery texture and an odd fruity-citrus-meets-biscuit-and-baked-bread character that isnt all that appealing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (8690) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2016
On tap at Revolution. Golden with a white head. Hoppy with some citrus, hay and light malt. Soft and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (10089) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 11, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Not much on the nose, subtle grain and crackers. Medium bodied, grain, crackers, a hint of grainy yeast. Grainy on the finish. Easy drinking, but not my thing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1423) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Bomber at home. Clear deep golden with a foamy head. Aroma is of crackers, lemon soap, sweet grass. Light bodied, bit of sweet honey, some cat piss from the Cascades, mildly hopped finish. Really nicely done for a simple style.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thome50 (1294) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle at the Libertine November bottle share. Pours a light golden with moderate white head. Aroma is bread and slightly sweet. Taste is a run of the mill honey and slightly hoppy ale. Nothing really bad but nothing good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2015
Hops have held up for a couple months to make a good American-European style golden. Good summery drinkable stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (959) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear gold colour with a thin white head. Aroma is slight citrus. Taste is honey, floral, some apple. Decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 16, 2015
22oz bottle pours a clear gold with a white head, a very hoppy blond ale with a slight apple taste

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (1147) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2015
On draft. Golden color. Flower, slight citrus aroma. Honey, flower, barely any citrus taste. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (8882) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Sweet malts, toffee, popcorn, and mild flowery hops. Not that good, but not quite awful, I guess.


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