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Golden Ale - Durango Brewing

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9 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Durango Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russpowell on 05-11-2006)
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Gerred

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-24-2014 22:03:52 | More by Gerred
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-15-2013 19:22:15 | More by harpus
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.91/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker pint.

Beer is a straw golden color, almost white head that recedes to chunks of bubbles with decent sticky lacing.

Aroma is sweet, malty, grassy.

Taste is very malty and grassy up front with faint lemon. Subtle hops in the finish.

Mouthfeel is light and dry.

Overall, a very nice brew with subtle flavors for easy drinking. Would love this in the summer.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 01:28:11 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Jason

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.7%

01-03-2012 02:19:23 | More by Jason
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LittleDon

Texas

3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden and clear with a filmy head with little retention. Grainy aroma with some sweetness. A bit flat up front. Nice bitterness in middle and end. Good flavor, but lacking in carbonation. Flavor fades toward the end. Light mouthfeel. Average warm weather beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2010 21:29:21 | More by LittleDon
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JamisonM

Arizona

2.53/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: poured the beer hard and still very small white head that almost instantly went away just like a macro

S: slight sweet smell thats all

T: tastes like less clean more sweet version of coors a grainy beer

M: med mouth with light carbonation

D: not very drinkable

overall: no freshness date I hope this was not a fresh bottle but man I did not like this beer at all.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2010 23:23:01 | More by JamisonM
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.13/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden colored with a medium sized white head, that leaves a nice small white lacing.
The aroma and taste of this golden are both heavy with lemony citrus notes and hints of light hops.
Durango Golden Ale leaves a dry lemony aftertaste that's pretty decent.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2009 20:46:49 | More by LXIXME
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benito

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This pours dark for a blonde ale--more (toasted) almond in color than golden, but it has a nice, lasting creamy head. Notes of honey and light maltiness in the bouquet, as well as a hint of grape and dough--these complexities are easily the standout aspect of this brew. The flavor is dominated by light, toasted malts--there might even be a hint of chocolate malt in there--and a little, nondescript fruitiness in the finish. Creamy mouthfeel with above-average length, though the bitter aftertaste does detract from overall drinkability.

Overall, this is an easy-drinking and somewhat undistinguished blonde ale. Neither the most interesting, most drinkable, nor most offensive offering from Durango Brewing, but it's worth a look and has the potential to be a nice "conversion" brew for macro drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2007 04:45:30 | More by benito
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.7/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours light honey with a1.5" white head, Minimal head retention and lacing

Smell: Malt and honey, accompanied by floral hops

Taste: Sweet and malty with a nice easy piney hop bite on the tounge. Finishes dry and fruitty

MF: Under carbonated and slightly syruppy

Drinks very easy, A nice simple spring/summer quaffer

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2006 02:35:59 | More by russpowell
Golden Ale from Durango Brewing
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