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Gateway Gold - Fort Myers Brewing Company

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Gateway Gold
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fort Myers Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Gtreid on 05-26-2013)
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3.54/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes taken at Fort Myers Brewing taproom on 6/7/13. Poured on draft into a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a medium honey gold with a 1 finger eggshell white head. Nice lacing.

Smell: Grassy notes with mildly sweet grains and a touch of caramel sweetness.

Taste: The flavor is pretty similar to the aroma. The hops are grassy, the grain is sweet. The finish is pretty light and mildly bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a decent amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: Good drinkability. You could drink a few of these without any trouble.

Overall: Pretty good beer overall. This is the flagship beer of FMBC and it's a solid gateway beer for regular BMC drinkers. It's definitely worth a shot.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2013 02:21:04 | More by adam42381
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3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Growler poured into a tulip.

A: Looks just like a blonde should look. Pale, straw yellow in color. A small pure white head leaves some decent lace.

A: falls a bit short. I get corn, pale malt, and notes of caramel. I wish it had a bit more of the Belgian blonde characteristics. But all in all, not bad, just not up to what I would expect.

T: Pretty much follows the nose. This is a small beer and just not that complex. Probably a "gateway" brew for those venturing into more serious craft brew.

M: Light body, good levels of carbonation. Probably the best aspect of the beer.

O: a solid example of a blonde, just not something I would chose to drink too many of. Not because its a bad beer, it's actually quite good, just not the style for me.

Serving type: growler

05-26-2013 19:39:35 | More by Gtreid
Gateway Gold from Fort Myers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.