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Gossamer Golden Ale - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

353 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 14
Gots: 32 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

eggs, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

KVota, Jul 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

IPAchris, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

outoffocus, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of Libationguy
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.

Libationguy, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

waiting4lunch, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden straw color. Good looking cream colored head.

Smells grainy with a hint of sweetness. Light floral hops.

Taste follows the nose pretty much exactly.

Light body. Lower side of carbonation.

Overall it is a nice session drinker. No complaints but it is little tough to get too excited about this one.

Powderhornphil, Jul 13, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I can’t believe I have not reviewed this beer. On a recent company three day meeting in Chicago, I had this beer on tap at two different locations. Usually you see Daisy Cutter and I was kind of surprised to bump into it twice in three days. I drank a ton of it as it went perfectly with the weather and the Hawks winning the Stanley Cup!!

Poured into a standard shaker, the beer is a vibrant chill hazed gold with a decent clingy white head.

The beer’s nose is of fresh grains, a bit of citrus and floral notes. It is fresh and inviting.

Beer is well balanced. There are sweet bready malts, balanced by citrus and floral notes. I swear there is something like honey at midglass. A touch of lemon rind and a hint of cracker at the finish.

Mouth is crisp and inviting. This is an easy drinking session beer with enough facets to keep you coming back. Well done!

Redrover, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

fatbatcat, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Thorpe429, Jul 04, 2013
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3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

An interesting, and not typical blonde ale. Looks nice, but cloudy. Good head. Interesting body. Full. Carries way more body than a blonde ale usually does. If this were what a blonde ale typically was, I'd be happy. Unfortunately that isn't the case. Other brewers should follow this lead. Either way, a nice beer to try.

RblWthACoz, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

fdig23, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Canada_Dan, Jun 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

george42, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

thehappybelgian, Jun 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

savagepm, Jun 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Rihup, Jun 04, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33%

pin, May 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Hugonaut13, May 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

1noa, May 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

mikeburd1128, May 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

HopHeadRyan, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Gww1864, May 07, 2013
Gossamer Golden Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
85 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.