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Clem's Gold - Orlison Brewing Co.

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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 8.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Orlison Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RJLarse on 05-24-2009)
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Reviews by Spikester:
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3.69/5  rDev +3.1%

Clear amber with three fingers of white head. Head retention is about five minutes and leaves rings of lace.
Smell is some grains and something sour.
Taste is malty with some mild bitter hops.
Mouthfeel is medium with moderate carbonation. Lightly dry bitter finish.
Overall a decent beer.

04-24-2014 05:22:57 | More by Spikester
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-14-2013 23:38:52 | More by NWer
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-09-2014 19:44:59 | More by HoppySeb
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-05-2014 23:53:40 | More by seanthornton152
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-04-2014 21:03:08 | More by DOCRW
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3.1/5  rDev -13.4%

16 oz can bought from "lifesource" in Salem. $2.49 Pours a clear golden colour with a large thick and rocky white head. Actually typical "macro" lager aromas..sweet malts ,paper and some bread. Taste again like the usual industrial lagers but a tad sweeter and a lot cleaner..sweet honey and a touch of hop. Plate is just fine for style light and drinkable. Good clean American lager.

04-12-2014 03:32:09 | More by Reidrover
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-03-2014 06:11:21 | More by Kurmaraja
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-23-2013 03:28:15 | More by bumchilly25
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3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

NOTE: When I reviewed this beer, the brewery was called Golden Hills, not Orlison.

Pint served on tap at the Steelhead Grill in Spokane for $4.50 (I think). Golden Hills is a newish brewery in Airway Heights that is specializing (so far) in lagers.

A tad too dark to be called gold, I thought. Really more of an amber color. Creamy off-white head that dropped fairly quickly but left some decent lace behind.

Mostly malty in the nose, but not overly sweet about it. Perfumey hops in the background.

Like in the nose, this is mainly a malty beer, though rather restrained. Mild, bready malts hit the tastebud beachhead first. Hops soon wade ashore, but they stay in the background. Slightly bitter zap to the palate at the swallow.

Medium bodied and clean finishing.

If I were to describe a lager-version of the ubiquitious amber ale, this is what it would be like. Not particularly distinctive, but very drinkable. If the price were a little lower, I would reccomend it to B/M/C drinkers that are looking to branch out but not ready to jump on the craft beer band wagon.

07-18-2009 23:22:31 | More by woemad
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3.7/5  rDev +3.4%

On tap at Bubba's Bar and Grill in Reardan, WA. Served in a pint glass.

Pours a rich gold color and is clear. Creamy off white head.

Smell is faint, maybe too cold to give off an aroma. Bit of a perfume scent.

Taste is good. A green apple flavor and some mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Clean at first maybe just a bit cloying after a couple.

Nice drinkable flavorful lager.

I'll have it again I'm sure.

05-24-2009 03:25:47 | More by RJLarse
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

A: Poured a clear golden color with good carbonation and a nice white cap

S: Not much of a nose but I got some sweet candy, light grains, green apples

T: Light fruits, candy, light grains, light booze sting and a bit floral

M: Light body, clean finish, good carbonation

O: Good

11-14-2011 14:27:02 | More by barleywinefiend
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

12-08-2013 11:53:51 | More by rab53
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-08-2014 22:27:31 | More by Satan70
Clem's Gold from Orlison Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.