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Golden Ale - Boneyard Brewing

Golden AleGolden Ale

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%


Brewed by:
Boneyard Brewing visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lacqueredmouse on 12-31-2012)
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Reviews by foles:
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foles

Australia

3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle, no freshness date. Not much going on in the nose, golden colour with decent creamy head. Taste is big Nelson Sauvin (I think), with some harshness in the background. Heavy harsh bitterness, making it not as smooth as an easy drinking pale should be. Reasonable beer, but could be a bit cleaner and more defined in flavour. I think its suffering from autolysis, not sure how the bottle has been kept.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 12:43:46 | More by foles
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heygeebee

Australia

3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From Cellarbrations Carlisle. No BB.

Pours a lovely Gold, one finger head fades to film, with little lace

Aromas mainly of pine, grapefruit.

Taste quite hop resin driven, with little malt balance. Not quite harsh but leaning toward American west coast style, and a nudge toward AIPA rather than APA.

Mouthfeel on money, moderate rather than high carbonation

Overall a very well made beer, full-on flavour, for 4.5%, but this palate prefers a little more balance toward malt backbone.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 06:03:22 | More by heygeebee
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danieelol

Australia

3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a (surprising) golden with good head/lacing.

Smell is malt, grapefruit, guava, mixed tropical fruits. Not too potent but nicely balanced.

Taste is more of the same, a little bit of crisp bitterness.

Mouthfeel has a subtle but wholesome bitterness.

I was a little bit concerned about this one's age, I'm not sure how fresh it is or whether or not this one's continually brewed.

Still reasonable but seems muted and lacking the hop punch it was renowned for upon its release. At times it made me wonder if I'd lost my sense of smell again (but no, it's just the beer itself).

Good flavours but not enough of them. Reminiscent of Knappstein Reserve Lager from my recollection.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 07:50:35 | More by danieelol
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eric5bellies

Australia

3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a cloudy pale golden colour with a nice white head that retains very well

S - Aromas of Tangerine and sticky sugars backed by some small hop.

T - Up front some nice tropical. fruits of grapefruit and a little mango, the bitterness is balanced and the finish is a little sticky

M - Light to medium body with medium carbonation.

O - A really tasty brew that is well constructed. Very flavoursome for its ABV

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 14:07:29 | More by eric5bellies
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mungus

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

02-15-2013 02:45:41 | More by mungus
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spicelab

Australia

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Bottle thanks to Joel@Cellarbrations Carlisle. Reviewed from notes

Vigorous pour yields a half-finger bright white head atop a dirty straw body. Falls to a resilient film.

Abundant tropical and citrus hops. Fruit punch, orange-mango, pineapple, sweet melons and lemon-lime. Vibrant and juicy. Seriously appetising stuff.

Big fruit salad, with plenty of candied tangerine transitioning to a grainy, herbal and slightly metallic bitterness.

Light to medium and slightly oily, with somewhat sizzly carbonation. Medium bitterness endures for some time.

Majorly impressed by this. Brimming with hop character, while managing to avoid much of the raw and rasping unpleasantness that often results from a lower ABV and minimal malt backbone.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 05:15:44 | More by spicelab
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

330ml bottle purchased from Slowbeer.

Pours a really very light golden colour, with solid hazing. Carbonation is extremely fine, and forms a head upwards in minute, fine layers of film. Body looks light but very fine. Did I mention, fine? Nice, intricate lacing. It's a very sophisticated looking brew.

Nose is crisp and green, with a herbal hop bit which is just as refreshing as a citrus bomb, but pleasantly different. Smells to me like heavy use of sharp Kiwi hops. Some pine, some pepper, some guava and passionfruit rounds out the other flavours. It's very pleasant stuff.

Taste is very clean and very crisp: you could say mild, but that's probably doing a disservice to a beer designed to be drinkable and refreshing. Indeed, it has a crisp backbone of hops, which leaves a tingle of resin along the centre of the palate, but otherwise, it's all dry and light, leaving it exceptionally quaffable.

Mouthfeel is exceptionally fine (oh, there's that word again), with a tight, mild frothy carbonation which reminds me of the creamy feel achieved by Westvleteren Blonde.

This is a simple, easy-drinking beer, but by god it's a good one.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 06:44:10 | More by lacqueredmouse
Golden Ale from Boneyard Brewing
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