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Gossamer Golden Ale - Half Acre Beer Company

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Gossamer Golden AleGossamer Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
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332 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 13
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OttoBomb on 12-15-2009)
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

2/5  rDev -46.4%

02-03-2013 21:36:55 | More by BrewmanCapote
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

2/5  rDev -46.4%

09-06-2012 02:08:39 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Tilley4

Tennessee

2.17/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Received as an extra in a recent trade...

Pours an attractive clear light golden with a very thick creamy head... Very thick head.. Foamy and persistent...

Once the towering mound of foam subsided, the faint aromas of piney hops began to waft out of the glass along with a nice pale malt aroma to compliment it quite nicely. Nothing overwhelming, just nice and solid...

First sip brings a faint hop/malt blend and then this one vanishes and actually gets really unpleasant... Quite watery and flat tasting actually.... Another sip brings more of the same... I'm guessing this is indeed a bad can but its all I have to work with... 2 sips into it and I'm giving it another try... Dang... This one goes down the drain... I had high hopes for this too...

I'm definitely planning on revisiting this one as soon as I get the chance as I find it hard to believe that this is legit... Looked and smelled very good and then went downhill fast...

Serving type: can

10-12-2010 16:51:18 | More by Tilley4
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -33%

05-21-2013 23:59:56 | More by pin
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Jonker1

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -33%

04-05-2014 23:54:50 | More by Jonker1
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Azpittil57

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

08-23-2013 21:33:07 | More by Azpittil57
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

04-30-2014 15:00:54 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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lnashsig

Texas

2.8/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Many thanks to my sister Laura for this one. a new brew from a Chicago brewery. 4.2% ABV, I love a good session brew!

This is also #BOTG 27!

Poured from can into DFH snifter. Pours a murky yellow/orange color. decent lacing and head retention. small bubbles come up from the bottom of the glass. Smell- there is a floral aroma..reminds me of potpourri and popcorn. Buttery aroma. Orange peel as well. Taste- mild bitterness with an unwanted soapy experience. somewhat watery. A little coriander, lemon peel. This lacks body, sweetness, and is a little high on carbonation. I suppose if in the summer, this would drink well from the can if it was a little colder. But, this isn't that memorable. A little bleh.

Serving type: can

05-04-2012 02:13:35 | More by lnashsig
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Libationguy

Nevada

2.85/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Gold with yellow and brass hues. Slight chill haze.

Grain, dust, chaff, dried lemon zest, plastic, rubber bands, banana oil and ritz crackers.

Grain, cabbage and a slightly burnt flavor. Medium level of carbonation.

Medium- body and slightly watery around the edges.

I wonder if I got a bad batch. The beer was just odd. Tasted at the tap room.

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2013 17:44:48 | More by Libationguy
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jrallen34

Illinois

2.93/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this on tap at Half Acre. The beer pours a light murky gold with a decent white head, nothing of note. The aroma is light hops pretty boring. The taste is bad, its a trumped of version of a bud light. Light hop, mostly skunk and a super light feel. Mouthfeel is water and not something I would drink more than half a pint of. Quite disappointing.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2010 19:50:57 | More by jrallen34
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brystmar

Texas

2.98/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can received as an extra from a recent trade. Light, golden-yellow pour with moderate white head. Decent lace, especially given the style. The minimal aroma is predominantly malty; smells like corn too.

Watery, malty taste. Hints of hops midway through, but finishes sweet & bland instead. Body is slightly thicker than average with just the right amount of carb.

Not bad for the style, but I'd strongly prefer Daisy Cutter (or hell, Zombie Dust) 100 times out of 100.

Serving type: can

02-29-2012 01:27:02 | More by brystmar
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-12-2013 16:49:04 | More by mikeburd1128
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jegross2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-06-2013 21:42:35 | More by jegross2
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

07-27-2013 15:21:50 | More by IPAchris
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beerhawk41

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-07-2013 23:06:23 | More by beerhawk41
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -19.6%

12-27-2012 21:25:32 | More by ROGUE16
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detrockcitey

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

08-22-2013 00:02:18 | More by detrockcitey
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-09-2012 15:53:08 | More by prisoner1572
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Tex_hex

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-02-2014 01:03:56 | More by Tex_hex
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Ak555667

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-19-2013 18:54:32 | More by Ak555667
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

03-07-2013 23:40:41 | More by NorthSideSean
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Exiled

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-25-2011 01:41:10 | More by Exiled
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Mphis

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-11-2014 21:43:51 | More by Mphis
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quilty

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

03-04-2012 09:11:31 | More by quilty
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birdsellam

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-11-2013 18:02:24 | More by birdsellam
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Gossamer Golden Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.