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Ghost River Golden Ale - Ghost River Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
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27 Reviews
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Reviews: 27
Hads: 128
Avg: 3.31
pDev: 40.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ghost River Brewing
Tennessee, United States | website

Style | ABV
Kölsch | 4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Vancer on 04-19-2009

Brewed with the finest two-row malted barley and German variety hops, Ghost River Golden’s mellow, refreshing character is accentuated by Memphis’ soft water. Munich and caramel malts give this beer enough sweetness to balance the crisp, dry finish.

19 IBU
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Reviews: 27 | Hads: 128
Reviews by ShogoKawada:
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3.09/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

reviewed blind via Blind Beers BIF 6, thanks to pitasoup

big head, bright gold/yellow color. Head is slow to fall and puts some frosty lacing on the glass.

Sweet fruity/grassy malt. Light. No real sense of hops. Aroma is very subdued- not an aromatic beer.

Taste is similar. Sweet, light malt. Mildly bready. Some bitterness in the finish, along with a metallic twang in the finish. It grows on me as I sip it and it warms up a bit.

Mouthfeel- beer is light in flavor but a bit more heavy body-wise. Good carbonation, lingering sweetness is pleasant.

I like this beer. Not much for malt or hops- easy-drinking stuff.

This beer would be great in the summertime heat.

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More User Reviews:
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of dankjohn
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +43.5%

Photo of fuzz
5/5  rDev +51.1%

Photo of SoSawcy
4.3/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Giesch
3.84/5  rDev +16%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of rajreddy
4/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of hoppy91
3.28/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of EagleTalon
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours to a frothy white head and deep gold color. Aroma is grassy hops and sweet malt. Favor presents with a grainy start, biscuity, vinous middle and clean, mildly hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is light and co2is generous. had this beer on tap the night before this review and have to say on tap is definitely better. Overall, a decent Kolsch and a good crossover brew for the mid-south.

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Photo of Ajlvt
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of utvol
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of KDawg
2.58/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

poured from tap into a pint glass. pours a solid gold color with no real head

a bit aromatically challenged with some aromas of malts and a touch of grains

light bodied with some flavors of malts. Lacking some flavor, but the feel is nice

a pretty forgettable beer. I didn't even realize it was supposed to be a kolsch. It didn't really taste like one or be one

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3.46/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of gtermi
3.58/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
2.95/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.93/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I have had this beer in a bottle, on tap and have also picked up a few growlers from the brewery. It's a very enjoyable beer. It's light but not too light.

A: Golden with white, creamy head
T: Very smooth. Easy to drink.
M: Silky, smooth finish.

I really like this beer. Perfect beer to enjoy outside.

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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1/5  rDev -69.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A Kolsh is not an ale. What a disappointment.

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Ghost River Golden Ale from Ghost River Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.