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Glo Golden Ale - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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Glo Golden Ale
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Brewed with 100% organic malts. Glo pours a sparkling pint that drinks crisp and refreshing. Just a hint of Noble hops rounds out this light; easy drinking ale. 18 IBU's, 4.5% alc/vol"

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 06-10-2008)
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GreenWBush

Oregon

3.35/5  rDev -2.6%

Gentle. Training wheels. Prohibition-y. Clean husks. Balance.

Grain storage.

Not a snappy refresher, stripped-down, accessible.

Looks like the name. Glass goes down. Not many people drinking this here. I wish they'd throw this one and give us a true pilsner, but that's rough, too-consuming, and would be lost on those who like this beer.

02-24-2009 04:13:36 | More by GreenWBush
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Spikester

Oregon

4/5  rDev +16.3%

I had this as a finish to an evening with a good friend who now lives in Corvallis. A fine beer when you want a modest refreshing beer with a listed abv of 4.5%. A very nice looking rich gold color with some minor laqcings. A mild malty aroma. Taste is sweet malts with just enough hops to lift this above any macro lager. The listed IBU is 18 which makes this a very sessionable beer as well. I was surprised how much real flavor could be enjoyed in such a light bodied beer.

01-07-2009 08:36:37 | More by Spikester
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psychoholicagogo

Oregon

3.08/5  rDev -10.5%

Fairly thin and mild this golden ale is pretty much the entry level for people who don't like beer. Flavor has a bit of an adjunct edge which coarsens as the beer warms. Soft mouthfeel with little in terms of bitterness or aroma from the hops. A good beer for a spicy dish or one where stronger flavors would be too obtrusive.

10-28-2009 23:35:28 | More by psychoholicagogo
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +9%

11-14-2013 03:16:24 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.8%

05-02-2013 22:53:44 | More by xnicknj
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guajolote

Oregon

3/5  rDev -12.8%

08-30-2014 18:18:45 | More by guajolote
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RedDiamond

Oregon

3.65/5  rDev +6.1%

Over lunch with my dad I began my Block 15 odyssey with a light golden ale suited to a midday pint. Golden Glo (sometimes referred to as "Glo Golden Ale) is brewed with all organic grains as a simple crossover beer. Our server even mentioned that it was "kind of like Budweiser." (Note to server: please, no more Bud references.)

Of course, Bud's a lager and this is an ale. But I think what he meant is that this is a light golden beer of modest stature that won't frighten the uninitiated. Fair enough. It is brewed to simple balances with unobtrusive bittering to luminous gold with a modest haze. It showed a slight rim of head and delivered discrete citric overtones.

For the casual, low-intensity beer it aspires to be, Golden Glo works quite well. The prerequisite clean taste is its key to success.

06-10-2008 02:40:06 | More by RedDiamond
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PapaJ

Oregon

3.68/5  rDev +7%

On tap; pre-lunch pint at the Block 15 Restaurant and Brewery, Corvallis, Oregon, noontime, 26 June 2009.

Denoted 'Glo, Golden Ale' on the restaurant signage.

a: clear, golden color [ true to the name] / modest head
s: light malt - lighter hop aroma
t: mildly hopped / dry finish
m: crisp / refreshing light body
d: very drinkable / low IBU - low ABV / but, I wished for more flavor

A mild crisp ale, well suited to the excellent 'Southwest Burger - . . . juicy burger patty with fried jalapeños, grilled onions, cheddar jack cheese and spicy tomato ranch sauce'.

I look forward to the posted
'Coming Soon: Summer Knights Kolsch ale'

06-27-2009 13:57:16 | More by PapaJ
Glo Golden Ale from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
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