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Bard's Gold - Bard's Tale Beer Company

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BA SCORE
60
poor

103 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 103
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 2.37
pDev: 35.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bard's Tale Beer Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  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 -40.5%
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.

Photo of EddieJoe
2.75/5  rDev +16%

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3.25/5  rDev +37.1%

Photo of Garrett092112
1/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The only reason I gave this a 1 is because they dont allow you to put a negative score in. Quite possibly the worst thing i have ever drank. I would prefer a warm pint of bottom shelf gin then this atrocity. I dont even know how you can call this beer. I read through all these reviews and could not fathom a beer actually tasting that bad. Well I was most defintiely wrong. The taste is still lingering 10 minutes later.

Photo of JTomczak
1.75/5  rDev -26.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of bckayaalp
2.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of twenty5
1/5  rDev -57.8%

Photo of flooshmander
1.05/5  rDev -55.7%
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.

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1/5  rDev -57.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of tbryan5
1/5  rDev -57.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Michaeldmanley
1/5  rDev -57.8%

Photo of rudy0908
1.5/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of Bills453
1.73/5  rDev -27%
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.

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2/5  rDev -15.6%

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1/5  rDev -57.8%

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2/5  rDev -15.6%

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2/5  rDev -15.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev +5.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +37.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -36.7%

Bard's Gold from Bard's Tale Beer Company
60 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.