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Clem's Gold - Orlison Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 8.29%
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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Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Spikester:
Photo of Spikester
3.69/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Spikester, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

NWer, Nov 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

HoppySeb, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

seanthornton152, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

DOCRW, May 04, 2014
Photo of jellikit
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Can
A: orange. Crystal clear. Thin, foamy white head.
S: very light on the aroma.
T: light maltiness. Bread and grain flavor is the backbone of the flavor. Slightly sweet. Light citrus hop flavor. Light bitterness.
M: medium carbonation. Medium body. Crisp.
O: solid lager. Light, refreshing and crisp. Would buy again.

jellikit, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Reidrover
3.1/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

Reidrover, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of Kurmaraja
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Kurmaraja, Feb 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

bumchilly25, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of woemad
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

woemad, Jul 19, 2009
Photo of RJLarse
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 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.

RJLarse, May 24, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

22Blue, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

barleywinefiend, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of rab53
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

rab53, Dec 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Satan70, Mar 08, 2014
Clem's Gold from Orlison Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.