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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
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151 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 16.24%
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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confer

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Very nice golden color with a small off white head that disappeared very rapidly to a small ring that stayed with the beer throughout.

S- The aroma was nice , a little bit of hops and a little bit fruity.

T- It tasted like an old time ale. Not overpowering, again a little fruity with an aftertaste that really lingered.

M- Again was ok, a little creamy.

D- A perfectly drinkable beer. It went down easy, would have liked another.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2009 04:34:50 | More by confer
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Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. Carbonation is on par for the style.

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Hook & Ladder Golden Ale from Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2)
73 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.