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Stoudt's Gold Lager - Stoudts Brewing Co.

Stoudt's Gold LagerStoudt's Gold Lager

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BA SCORE
88
very good

443 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 443
Reviews: 250
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%


Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
AKA "McGillin's Genuine Lager"

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 443 | Reviews: 250 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by acevenom:
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours clear golden with a tall white head. There's a moderate amount of tiny bubbles rising in the beer. The bear smells of grain with some floral hops. The beer is mildly sweet up front and then bready from the barley malt. It takes on a nice biscuit flavor. The floral hops provide some nice balance to this beer. The body is light with moderate carbonation. The finish is crisp, clean, and dry. The drinkability is very high. This is an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 00:58:18 | More by acevenom
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Connecticut

2/5  rDev -48.7%

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4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Honey yellow in color with excellent clarity. Poured with a short, bright white foam that quickly reduced to a thin wispy cap. Fresh grain, biscuit malt, fresh grass, and light herbal aromas. Medium bodied with a delicate lager feel up front followed by sharp, tongue twisting tanginess through middle and a clean, crisp, dry finish. Bready, biscuity malt flavors throughout with herbal hop tanginess through the middle. Finishes with a biscuity malt aftertaste. An awesome, refreshing, easy-drinking, malty, German lager.

Serving type: bottle

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3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crystal clear light gold color. Small head that settles to rim bubbles. Good rim lace on the initial sip, becomes spotty thereafter.

Smooth, pleasant pale semi-malted grain smell. No hop, not that I was expecting any.

Round and grainy. A very good example of the style. On the thin side as it should be but it has ample carbonation making this very spritzy. Grainy finish with a whiff of hop pepper. Short grassy aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

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I revisited this beer just recently, I did it some injustice the first time around. My review is updated to reflect the changes.

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

A: A lighter golden color that is clear as a bell. One finger white head that leaves not much lace.

S: Biscuit, fruity, floral, grass and grains.

T: Grassy, grainy, biscuity with some fruit flavors of lemon, peach and apple. A little bit of pepper and spice with a grassy and floral hop bite at the finish. Very, very dry finish that almost turns tart. Very nice.

M: Medium, not real coating and not overly lingering or lasting but very dry.

D: Pretty high, an easy drinker.

Overall a fantastic Helles that is easy to drink and a true representation of the style. There is a lot to be said for low alcohol but high taste solid drinkable beers, and this one falls squarely in that category. A fantastic Helles that should be rated as one of the best it the category.

Serving type: bottle

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Stoudt's Gold Lager from Stoudts Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.