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Valley Golden Ale - Bethlehem Brew Works

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Valley Golden Ale
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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.96%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bethlehem Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-24-2002)
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Caddant

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-27-2014 19:59:20 | More by Caddant
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

2.96/5  rDev -10.8%

08-16-2014 20:17:40 | More by cfadams17
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Abkp37


3.24/5  rDev -2.4%

08-16-2014 20:16:48 | More by Abkp37
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-02-2014 19:47:10 | More by millerbuffoon
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-04-2014 17:59:49 | More by Gww1864
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.6%

04-24-2014 01:22:51 | More by yuenglingade
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-12-2014 02:06:34 | More by Zetcha7x
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-25-2014 21:20:37 | More by Lehighace06
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Druss157

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

11-18-2013 11:07:40 | More by Druss157
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George2744

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.6%

08-11-2013 13:09:47 | More by George2744
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.6%

07-19-2013 14:50:12 | More by Varkias41
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-11-2013 23:12:59 | More by BeerForMuscle
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-30-2013 23:43:12 | More by LoveStout
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Lewdd

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-23-2013 02:13:20 | More by Lewdd
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-10-2013 01:34:11 | More by tobelerone
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -47.3%

02-04-2013 18:43:26 | More by Budinetz
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

01-28-2013 04:01:39 | More by TheBigBoy
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.68/5  rDev -19.3%

First had: on tap at Bethlehem BrewWorks

BBW's #1 seller, and it's no surprise. This is the beer people get when the walk in and ask, "What do you have that's like a Miller Lite?" All things considered, this one isn't too bad in a relative sense. Typical pour: clear, golden yellow with a thin, fizzy, white head that dissipated almost completely. Distant aroma, sweet and grainy. Taste of lightly toasted grain, sugar, corn, a touch of hops in there somewhere. Definitely went down smooth and easy, with a light and watery body. Not very good, but not very bad for the style.

05-07-2012 13:04:00 | More by Rifugium
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.6%

03-20-2012 11:47:20 | More by djrn2
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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +20.5%

02-19-2012 18:49:43 | More by richbrew
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.6%

01-15-2012 02:15:19 | More by acurtis
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +3.9%

This beer poured out as a clear looking golden color with a thin white head that sticks to the glass fairly well. The smell of the beer is a little on the weak side, some grains and hops on the nose but not much else really going on here. The taste of the beer is probably the best part here. The sweetness upfront gently fades into a bitter aftertaste. The mouthfeel is pretty nice but a little too light and watery for me. Overall it's an average brew in my opinion.

11-06-2011 22:47:09 | More by Knapp85
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rfgetz

New Jersey

2.95/5  rDev -11.1%

Pours a bright clear gold color with thin cap of white head. Scent is very pale, almost non-existant, only faint notes of grain. Taste brings touches of dried grain only a fraction more than scent dictated, light light grassy hop note. Best quality is it lacks any sign of an off-charachter. Light bodied, suprisingly undercarbonated since the masses seem to like their light beer bubbly. It is what it is... we all have seen the people who walk into a brew pub or good beer bar and as for a Miller Lite, well this is what they get at Bethlehem Brew Works.

01-24-2011 14:20:41 | More by rfgetz
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hopdog

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.6%

On tap at the Bethlehem Brew Works Brew Pub.

Poured a see through golden color with a small white head. Some hops and malts in the aroma. Sweet malty tasting with a crisp finish. I can see where this may be a stepping stone for the Macro drinkers.

Notes from 5/15/05

11-25-2008 13:56:47 | More by hopdog
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wheelinshirt

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -6.6%

Had this as part of the sampler the other day and couldn't quite figure it out so i decided to look it up. Says here it is an ale, which i suspected since i wasn't sure of their ability to lager. Anyway, it was a very clear and bright gold with a small white head that left nice lacing.

Smell was grainy, very much like a pilsner, which is mainly what led to my confusion. It tastes similar, not bad, just pretty boring. It is light and refreshing, crisp and clean. I certainly didn't mind drinking it, but i would never order it over their wit, oatmeal stout, or any seasonal. Well done and refreshing, but it just seems boring next to their other usually very good and interesting offerings.

03-13-2008 13:14:59 | More by wheelinshirt
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Valley Golden Ale from Bethlehem Brew Works
78 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.