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Gold Spike Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Gold Spike AleGold Spike Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

137 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 06-27-2003)
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FLAbeergutinMASS

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

BBC has definaltey changed the recipe on this one within the last four months. When it first came out many people where appalled that BBC would let this go to the shelves as is. Times have changed.

Being a light style doesn't help in its “appearence" however, does have some positive, nie lacing, pretty active. Fortunatley this doesn't carryover to the mouthfeel. Nice crsip Europeon-type feel, strong wehat/pilsner finish. I do wish it were a little stronger though, at 4.2%, kind of week in that department, but on the other hand, makes it very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2007 20:56:37 | More by FLAbeergutinMASS
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Very mild aroma of sweetness.

It's a light flavor with high carbonation.

This is a lighter style of ale, but I find it very similar to a lot of pilsners. Recommendable as a summer seasonal for hot weather, but if you like big dark beers, you'll find it unremarkable.

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Gold Spike Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.