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Golden - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
73
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202 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 17.98%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden is a crisp, clean continental lager. Just four ingredients are all it takes: American malt, Mt. Hood hops, German lager yeast and pure Abita Springs water. As the name implies, Abita Golden has a brilliant gold color. Its flavor makes this light lager the perfect match for Louisiana Creole food.

11 IBU

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 03-15-2002)
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Loki

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a great lighter style microbrew. Abita offers yet another good "conversion" beer.

This pours a crystal clear light golden color like sun through the grain tops of a field of wheat with very minimal head that leaves traces of lacing throughout the glass.

The aromas off the nose are incredibly crisp and clean scents of faint grains and malts. I also picked up very subtle hints of wheat.

This golden is very balanced with tastes of sweet toasted malt and some dry hops that give it a tinge of bitterness and a hint of spice that balances to a smooth light to medium bodied lager that goes down easily and without make fanfare.

This beer was excellent with the Cajun crawfish boil in the cool (yeah) Louisiana spring weather where it was only 91° F and a balmy 90% humidity during the evenings. I would wager that it would pair nicely with other spicy foods or at a ballgame, picnic, or any other hot outing.

Again this is another textbook style example put out by Abita who uses spring water and good ingredients, with this example being of a light lager. I don't know if I would put it in the lager, pale category that it is in, but Abita has put out another great beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2003 11:18:02 | More by Loki
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Golden from Abita Brewing Co.
73 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.