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Gold Spike Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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BA SCORE
84
good

148 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

shigg85, Dec 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

PEIhop, Oct 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

slim2043, Sep 30, 2012
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5/5  rDev +35.1%

joefalafel, Sep 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

BigCheese, Sep 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

raft_guide, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of JustinAniello
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours straw colored with a one and a half fingered head. Lots of bubbles stick to the sides of the glass. Quickly dissipates to minimal lacing.

S - Dark caramel and malt. Very sweet smelling.

T - Light and sweet, some fruity esters, possibly banana. Very mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

B - Very light body and carbonation, almost a bit watery.

O - A bit of a letdown, definitely needs more depth in both the aroma and flavor profile, along with a slightly fuller body to prevent it from feeling like a light beer. Would probably not get again.

JustinAniello, Aug 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

HKFrostyLips, Aug 03, 2012
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3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

S: Floral and spicy hops, clean pils malt

L: Hazy golden yellow, white dense head that dissipates quickly.

T: Fairly clean malt with some herbal undertones. Medium low spicy bitterness leads to a clean maltiness, light. Finishes slightly spicy with a prominent cereal note. Quite dry in the finish, some fruitiness as it warms.

M: Medium low body, medium carbonation.

Not bad, not one of BBC's best efforts.

bum732, Jul 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

gleeky99, Jun 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

WhitmansNiece, Mar 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

bakeith, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

alamode, Dec 15, 2011
Gold Spike Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.