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Goldmine - World Brews

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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 17.28%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MNJR on 01-26-2011)
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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.03/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of light sweet malt, grain, a hint of grassy hops. Flavor is light sweet malt and slight grassy hops, a bit grainy. Light bodied. Pretty much what it is marketed as: a cheap version of an adjunct lager. Tastes OK, but even blander and lighter in flavor than the standard brands. A decent very cheap lager.

LiquidAmber, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of KensWorld
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

KensWorld, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of ShepardCommander
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

ShepardCommander, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Lukass
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Lukass, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of yurymetelski
3/5  rDev -0.3%

yurymetelski, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of ChipChaight
4/5  rDev +32.9%

ChipChaight, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of invisiblecamel
3.25/5  rDev +8%

invisiblecamel, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of M477H3W
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

M477H3W, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of Offa
2.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is a decent pale lager.

Gold, it has a medium-big white head soon thins.

Aroma is grain, grass, apple skin, very light.

Taste is lightly zesty grass, apple skin, grain up front, sweeter grain-light white bread - following. It has a somewhat nice, zesty finish. A bit thin and soapy,especially when warm. It's a decently good, solid pale lager but thin and a bit rough, very basic.

Offa, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of BJSmit
3/5  rDev -0.3%

BJSmit, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Pegasus
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Clear medium golden in color with a faint haze, and a fairly large, dense and persistent white head. Small bubbles ascend to the surface in columns. The lacing is thick and scattered.

Aroma: Clean pale malt, moderate hops which seem almost noble in type, and some mineral notes.

Taste: Opens with crisp pale malt, followed by somewhat bitter, metallic hops. As the taste progresses, the hops hold sway over the malt, although not overpoweringly so. This seems slightly unusual for an American Adjunct Lager, although not unpleasant in any sense. Finishes with a touch of malt sweetness and a lingering metallic hop note.

Mouth feel: Smooth and fairly soft, with a hint of sharp carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: For the price, its hard to complain, and in my opinion, it is as good or better than the American Adjunct Lager offerings from Bud, Miller, and Coors.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce pop-top aluminum can, served in a standard pint Pilsener glass.

Source: Purchased at Whole Foods in Texas in January of 2014 for $3.99/six-pack plus tax.

Pegasus, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of jds8411
3/5  rDev -0.3%

jds8411, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Hops4Pops
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz Can.
Aggressive side pour into a tulip.
A: Crystal clear light gold color. Well carbonated. Almost no head. Disappeared fast. Very little lacing and very oily.
S: Barely smells like beer. Corn and a little bit of hops. That's about it.
T: Not bad. Decent tasting actually for what it is. Decently balanced.
M: Just a little bite from the carbonation. Smooth.
O: Not bad for a basic adjunct lager. Price point is right at $3.99 for a six-pack. Yes... only $3.99. Just a basic American lager. It is so light, I can hardly imagine the Goldmine Light. Nothing offensive or off tasting so decent. I would call it Just-A-Beer. Certainly drinkable and chugable. LOL! Its a beer bong beer.

Hops4Pops, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of grumpygerman
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

grumpygerman, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of timjim1327
3/5  rDev -0.3%

timjim1327, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of dbrauneis
2.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crystal clear pale to medium yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation and faint notes of golden yellow. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy bright white head that quickly reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of grainy malts with corn and rice adjuncts. Light hints of grassy hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of grainy malts with mostly corn and some rice adjuncts. Light amounts of grassy hops which impart a light to moderate bitterness which lingers.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and went really well with the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs and Low Country Boil at the cookout, did not compete with the flavors of the food. Nothing really special about this one that makes me want to purchase it again but not offensive as some beers in the style can be.

dbrauneis, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Chucker17
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Chucker17, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of Dasein11
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Dasein11, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Tschnab
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Tschnab, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of jxb345
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

jxb345, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of beerbtl
1/5  rDev -66.8%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of ChaseTheAce
3/5  rDev -0.3%

ChaseTheAce, May 15, 2013
Photo of Frank_TX
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Frank_TX, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of johnson3000
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

johnson3000, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of DM1293
2.38/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer in a nutshell? Cheap and drinkable.

Its clear and light gold. Lacing is very thin.

Smell...is off. It has a little bit of a sweetness, and a little...hint of metallic.

Taste is fine. Its not too bitter, mostly a corn-y sweetness but not off-putting. Its thin enough to chug and clean enough to like. Almost like an adjunct of an adjunct.

Overall you get what you pay for: if you're on a budget, $3 isn't the worst you could pay. If you're looking for a couple casual drinks to share, this works fine. But for a party? I say spend a little more and get your money worth.

DM1293, Mar 04, 2013
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Goldmine from World Brews
72 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.