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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Goldencold Lager is our refreshing, German-inspired beer. Brewed with Pilsner malt and a small amount of Sauermalz to bring out a traditional, rounded note. We use a unique milling and mashing process known as Endosperm mashing, and classic decoction. By separating the husk from the mash, it allows us to brew a beer delicate in flavor and texture. Bavarian Hallertau Tradition, and Hallertau Perle hops make for a crisp, classic and nuanced bitterness that brings our corner of NEPA a little closer to you.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbomb (224) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2015
as far as a pale lager goes, this is decent, but pretty boring overall -- resembles a cheap german pilsner--aroma light skunky/grassy hops, stale bread/honey/yeast. flavor is fairly smooth and creamy, but light - crackery malts, faint floral/grassy hops, honeycomb, grain, clean bready finish, if a bit tart. pretty much as advertised. if pale lagers are your thing, this will do fine, otherwise, the action is elsewhere...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PlainsDrifter (94) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2015
Pours light golden amber with frothy white head. Aroma of hay and spruce. Light body, thin texture, soft carbonation. Astringent finish. Tastes a little skunk to me. Not a great beer.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
pet3rman (375) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle: Pours light gold/yellow with light white head. Some lacing. Aroma is corn and malt. Flavors has a soapy quality that is off-putting. Slight bitterness at finish. Ill pass next time.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7178) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a slightly hazy bright golden color with a meidum sized soapy white head ath left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tangy, sweet, corny, a bit of citrus and egg white. The flavor was tangy, citric, sweet, yeasty and had a bit of grass and perfume. Medium length finish. Medium body. Not good.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
60minuteman (1441) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. Wheat backbone, backed with the hop then the malt then some spice and/or pine. Pretty light body, minimal alcohol feel and slight carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (6105) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle. It pours a clear gold color with a small white head. The aroma has some sweet corn and malt with some spicy/floral hops. The flavor is bready with medium noble hop flavor and bitterness. A little acidity. Pretty quenching, tasty stuff. Well done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5667) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Nose is strongly citric and lemony with light grainy character and citric noble hops, pours clear pale golden with a fizzy and soapy off-white head. Taste is very sweet and malty, thin body only a step above watery, simple pale malt character is very repeatable, again lots of lemony character from the hops and very low bitterness, a touch out of balance there but erring on the side of moreishness. Light grass and a very faint touch of toast/biscuit. Mostly clean with a touch of grain, not very crisp and a touch oilier than anticipated. Have to give it to them, this is a massively "German" beer, Ive had dozens of summertime lagers like this and the authenticity should not be questioned; I also think theres a level of enjoyment here that the rating numbers just cant hold. Brings back memories, and mostly good ones!

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle. Barely any aroma. Very little taste. Bitter finish. Not a very good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour with a big white head. Hey, corn syrup, grass. Good carbonation. Slightly sweet and medium body. Short finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lightrider (344) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle into a tulip glass. Aroma is weak but malt. Pour is a golden yellow. Taste is weak but smooth. Finish is bitter.


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