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Penn Gold - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 17
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nationally acclaimed as the best Munich-style beer made in America. Penn Gold is a light-colored, medium bodied lager beer with a delicate hop aroma.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002)
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4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Lehighace06, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

buzzy, Mar 13, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Clear golden yellow with a white as snow head.

Smell: A sweet malty aroma.

Taste: Similar to the nose, a rather sweet initial taste of malts that bitters out on the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Super super smooth and drinkable.

Overall: I was very impressed with this beer for how smooth it was. VERY drinkable. It tasted similar to boddingtons or john smiths, i enjoyed this a lot.

RVigz, Mar 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

52P48, Mar 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JoeLacy, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

WoodBrew, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

drbenderdo, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

tygry, Jan 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BillRoth, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

HRamz3, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of dungledauf
2.15/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Presentation: Pint glass on draft at the brewery.

Appearance: Bright, golden color. Very clear. Low carbonation with thin lacing.

Smell: Little to no smell. Expected to smell all-grain malt. The beer may have been served to cold.

Taste: Malt flavor lingers with strong aftertaste. Really expected this to balance quickly

Mouthfeel: Crisp with a medium body.

Notes: Every time I try this style on draft at the brewery it is different. I have had better in the past from Penn Brewery.

dungledauf, Nov 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

xbrettfavrex, Nov 21, 2013
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3.26/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought a "gourmet selection" variety case of Penn Brewery's and there's a few Penn Golds in it . It's off the top, very thin/light ... session beer but leaves me desiring more substance/soul/density/thickness ... Penn's answer to Coors Light / Miller Lite / etc etc.
non-threatening 'safe' beer for the masses .
would be good on very hot humid Summer days . wouldn't dehydrate you too much with it's very low 4% abv .
not one i'd buy outright but not terrible .

Foam, Nov 16, 2013
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Penn Gold from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.