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Hook & Ladder Golden Ale - Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2)

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Hook & Ladder Golden AleHook & Ladder Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 16.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2) visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cichief on 04-28-2007)
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Phigg1102

New York

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-23-2014 16:31:17 | More by Phigg1102
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Johnwf110

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +19%

08-10-2014 19:32:57 | More by Johnwf110
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -4.8%

05-27-2014 00:28:01 | More by Latarnik
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +19%

05-22-2014 02:43:54 | More by wrightst
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-30-2014 00:03:33 | More by DaveMiller
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +19%

12-10-2013 23:35:39 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.8%

09-19-2013 18:57:20 | More by ejimhof
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harpus

Alabama

3/5  rDev -4.8%

09-16-2013 20:56:26 | More by harpus
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rabbitguy

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-13-2013 20:10:24 | More by rabbitguy
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-31-2013 21:17:56 | More by dgherm
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

03-30-2013 08:20:59 | More by bigbeers84
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brheuer

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

03-24-2013 15:57:00 | More by brheuer
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

03-17-2013 14:17:13 | More by grahamboudreaux
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dertyd

California

3.75/5  rDev +19%

01-22-2013 18:19:42 | More by dertyd
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iemailjack

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

01-08-2013 03:40:18 | More by iemailjack
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2012 03:19:44 | More by cliff1066
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GinDC

Virginia

4/5  rDev +27%

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MarshMan71

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Dapperticus

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +19%

07-04-2012 03:54:30 | More by Dapperticus
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TheSixthRing

California

3.18/5  rDev +1%

Appearance - Pours a semi-hazy golden yellow. White, 2 finger head. Average retention. The resulting lace hangs well and is somewhat clingy.

Smell - Grainy notes. Somewhat grassy.

Taste - Grainy malts and grassy hops. That's it, from start to finish. Fairly boring.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. Carbonation is on par for the style.

Overall - There's nothing bad about this beer, but there's nothing great, either. Simple and straight forward. Drinks like a German pilsner.

06-14-2012 03:19:12 | More by TheSixthRing
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-11-2012 01:09:43 | More by amstokesdb9
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-05-2012 19:39:01 | More by OriolesFan1008
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-31-2012 16:42:30 | More by bconsidine
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budgood1

Minnesota

2.85/5  rDev -9.5%

pours out a slightly hazed golden colour with a minimal mead and subsequent minimal lace. sweet toffeeish aroma...a bit buttery showing off some grainy and sugary notes. upon tasting...more characteristics of the golden ale style present themselves...sweet maltiness, cloying at times; a strange spicy boozy note i wasn't expecting...and more buttery diacetyl that really isn't all that welcome. minimal hopping...just enough to notice...and no real bitterness. bigger body than most other golden ales with a slick and sugary mouthfeel. drinkability is ok...i'm drinking on a very warm day in spring after work and it's having a hard time hitting the spot.

overall i would say that since this is a delicate style, with subtle nuances being most important...this is a heavy handed stab at the style and misses the point. oh well...i didn't have to pay for this.

05-14-2012 23:25:02 | More by budgood1
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HarmonMW

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

05-11-2012 01:48:51 | More by HarmonMW
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Hook & Ladder Golden Ale from Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2)
73 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.