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

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BA SCORE
59
awful

96 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 2.34
pDev: 35.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | 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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twenty5

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -57.3%

05-10-2013 14:50:42 | More by twenty5
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flooshmander

California

1.05/5  rDev -55.1%

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.

05-04-2013 06:50:34 | More by flooshmander
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cm-st

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -57.3%

04-20-2013 22:40:16 | More by cm-st
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

03-28-2013 05:37:48 | More by yancot
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tbryan5

Louisiana

1/5  rDev -57.3%

03-23-2013 21:51:21 | More by tbryan5
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grumpygerman

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-01-2013 05:14:09 | More by grumpygerman
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

1/5  rDev -57.3%

02-18-2013 21:39:23 | More by Michaeldmanley
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rudy0908

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

12-15-2012 01:29:27 | More by rudy0908
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Bills453

Ohio

1.73/5  rDev -26.1%

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.

11-19-2012 01:10:48 | More by Bills453
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -14.5%

11-06-2012 15:49:44 | More by cfalovo97
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sendbeer

Georgia

1/5  rDev -57.3%

10-22-2012 21:08:13 | More by sendbeer
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WynnO

Florida

2/5  rDev -14.5%

09-08-2012 05:41:38 | More by WynnO
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ZachRusk

Ohio

2/5  rDev -14.5%

08-23-2012 01:27:02 | More by ZachRusk
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bjohn84

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

08-05-2012 04:12:48 | More by bjohn84
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sailorastro

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

07-12-2012 11:42:33 | More by sailorastro
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

07-07-2012 05:18:29 | More by Kunstman
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troyvar

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +38.9%

05-30-2012 19:04:57 | More by troyvar
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mendvicdog

Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

05-23-2012 03:23:47 | More by mendvicdog
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-28-2012 22:57:59 | More by cbcrunch
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HardTarget

Texas

1.4/5  rDev -40.2%

Appearance: Gold amber glass shows almost painful clarity. Pours with an active white head that dies back like soda to just a half collar.

Smell: Rubbing alcohol? Dusty vodka? First whiffs are very alcoholic with a vegetal funk going.

Taste: Oh gawd. This is drain food. Very chemical tasting, medicinal/band aid nasty. Tonic water base offers no redeeming qualities.

Mouthfeel: Thin, carbonated water. Dry finish.

Overall: I feel for folks that can't process gluten, but I'd steer them over to a good vodka over this. I'm taking this out back and shooting it.

02-12-2012 02:29:33 | More by HardTarget
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FRANKIEEEE

California

1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

02-11-2012 05:23:51 | More by FRANKIEEEE
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Dave1999

North Carolina

2.55/5  rDev +9%

Came out of the bottle a cloudy orange with no head at all.

This beer had a very faint sweet smell which must be the sorghum.

Doesn't taste terrible has a sweet bitter taste.

Felt pretty thin in the mouth will a little carbonation.

Overall as a gluten free beer this isn't too bad, but compared to it's gluten enriched rivals it fails to inspire.

02-05-2012 16:20:07 | More by Dave1999
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runjack

Washington

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

This beer is a palatable below average beer. I wouldn't chuck it I wouldn't buy it but if you but it in my hands I would raise it to my lips on instinct

A) to dark for an american style lager this is thanks to the sorghum base that makes up this drink

S) I'm holding to my nose as I type this and all I can say is... theres not a drop of art in this glass

T) bland

M) thin

O) this beer is not bad at all... just... effectively boring

01-01-2012 02:44:16 | More by runjack
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LDemarais

North Dakota

2/5  rDev -14.5%

12-30-2011 06:51:03 | More by LDemarais
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jayhawk73

Maryland

2.03/5  rDev -13.2%

Gifted by Huhzubendah- Thanks Matt!

Pours a light gold color w/ a small off white head. This brew leaves a small amount of lacing on my snifter glass. Pretty clear in appearance- I can see through to the other side very easily. The nose on this makes me wince a little bit- it's like no other beer I've had... I mainly get some rice, sorghum, and sugar sweetness in the nose. It's not good. The taste follows suit, although a touch better. There's a mild hops aftertaste that kind of cleanses the sugar out of your mouth. It's pretty bad, but not the worst thing I've had. The feel is light, w/ good carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, I'm glad I got to try a Sorghum beer, but I think I'll stick to the regular stuff from here on out. Cheers.

11-27-2011 00:25:53 | More by jayhawk73
Bard's Gold from Bard's Tale Beer Company, LLC
59 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.