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Bard's Gold - Bard's Tale Beer Company, LLC

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BA SCORE
59
awful

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 2.36
pDev: 36.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bard's Tale Beer Company, LLC visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 01-28-2009)
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Photo of DenisKolkin
1.41/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

355 ml bottle picked up from the singles bin at the LCBO for $2.00 CDN

Appearance - Clear golden color with slight amount of haze. Less than 1/2 finger of head is poured and dissipates almost instantly. Very little carbonation present.

Smell - Not sure what's going on here. Not pleasant. Sour notes, vegetables maybe. Throw some overripe grapes in for good measure. Slightly medicinal. Maybe apple? Funky, processed smells too. Sometimes not smelling like anything is better than smelling like this.

Taste - Slightly soda-ish quality to this. Funky aftertaste. Medicinal with almost the flavor of bands aids- afterwards. Blech.

Mouthfeel - Thin, watery feeling. I can't say watery tasting since its hard to get that flavor out of your mouth. Dry finish.

Overall - And the winner for the beer I'm least likely to ever drink again is.... this one. Feel bad for those than can't process gluten, but please even if these reviews do not deter you, please only buy a single before committing to a purchase. Review ended with a drain-pour.

DenisKolkin, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of EddieJoe
2.75/5  rDev +16.5%

EddieJoe, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of bpowers315
3.25/5  rDev +37.7%

bpowers315, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of JTomczak
1.75/5  rDev -25.8%

JTomczak, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Ilafan
2.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Ilafan, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of bckayaalp
2.25/5  rDev -4.7%

bckayaalp, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of twenty5
1/5  rDev -57.6%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
Photo of flooshmander
1.05/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Smells like really bad beer, but at least it smelled like beer. This is it's strong point.

Tastes like adhesive. Really strong aftertaste of synthetic aircraft grade adhesive spray.

My first Gluten free beer. I sure hope there are other options for the gluten free people. I'll try to find a better option and report back.

No further detail.

flooshmander, May 04, 2013
Photo of cm-st
1/5  rDev -57.6%

cm-st, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of yancot
1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

yancot, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of tbryan5
1/5  rDev -57.6%

tbryan5, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of grumpygerman
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

grumpygerman, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of Michaeldmanley
1/5  rDev -57.6%

Michaeldmanley, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of rudy0908
1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

rudy0908, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of Bills453
1.73/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance - Poured from a bottle into a Duvel tulip glass (I feel like I have now tainted my tulip glass). Yellow, small tint of copper.

Smell - sweet, surghom sugar.

Taste - no flavor whatsoever. Aftertaste of sorghum.

Mouthfeel - so-so.

Overall - I would only recommend this beer to my gravest enemies.

Bills453, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of cfalovo97
2/5  rDev -15.3%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
1/5  rDev -57.6%

sendbeer, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of WynnO
2/5  rDev -15.3%

WynnO, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of ZachRusk
2/5  rDev -15.3%

ZachRusk, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of bjohn84
1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

bjohn84, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of sailorastro
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

sailorastro, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

Kunstman, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of troyvar
3.25/5  rDev +37.7%

troyvar, May 30, 2012
Photo of mendvicdog
1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

mendvicdog, May 23, 2012
Photo of cbcrunch
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

cbcrunch, Mar 28, 2012
Bard's Gold from Bard's Tale Beer Company, LLC
59 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.