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Golden - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

211 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 17.92%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

andy1701, Jun 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

JISurfer, May 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

maplacek, May 11, 2013
Photo of DrJay
3.16/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear and a pale, yellowish colour with a creamy cap of white foam. Great head retention. Not one of my favourite hop aromas - really sulfury and floral, slight sweet and sour smell in the background. Taste is mild, slight hop flavour (again sort of floral) with a bit of malt, low bitterness, hint of citrus in the finish. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, decent texture for a light beer. Not bad overall, just not something I'm that into.

DrJay, May 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

JamesStreet, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

BlueMoon10, May 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

tbryan5, Apr 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

MaddDogg84, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +25.8%

Nihilistkid, Apr 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Resuin, Mar 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Texasfan549, Mar 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

JohnQVD, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

matjack85, Feb 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

rorjets, Feb 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

kingmaker, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

IkeMan90, Jan 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

spycow, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of EagleTalon
3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours out to a 1 inch head that falls to a 1/8 inch layer. Minimal lacing. Pale gold-yellow color. Aroma is a clean hit of grass, lemon, and light graininess. Flavor is a muted mixture of clean, pale malt and noble hops with a slightly spicy and biscuity finish. Mouthfeel is super light and well carbonated. This beer is what most american "light" lagers should be, light, but with a decent malt and hop character and a clean crisp finish. The labeling now mentions it is brewed in the style of a Munich helles. It's not exactly there but close enough to draw such a comparison.

EagleTalon, Nov 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Spencer1607, Sep 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +25.8%

colbytallen, Aug 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -37.1%

Cjalbers, Aug 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

harpus, Aug 04, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear, golden-straw color, with a fat finger of frothy head that faded quickly

S: Malty grain, with some citrus notes.

T: Malt is bread-like, but short-lived up front. Hops bitterness quickly takes over, although the final notes are a mix of mild citrus and evergreen. Overall, the flavors taste a bit dilute, though.

M: Moist, but decently carbonated

O: Nothing bad about it, but not great either. I was rather disappointed in how watery it tasted.

TappaKeggaBrew, Jul 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

jda007, Jul 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

ssjkyle, Jul 14, 2012
Golden from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.