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Golden Ale - Lengthwise Brewing Company

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Golden Ale
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lengthwise Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mark on 07-20-2003)
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Reviews by ojclark:
Photo of ojclark
3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From beer sampler at the brewery. Golden with excellent clarity. A trace of fine, white head (not bad for being in a sample glass).

Husky, grainy flavor with some corn sweetness and mild hop bitterness to balance. Simple, but a respectable brewpub lager nonetheless. Moderate carbonation, medium-light bodied. Some astringency (probably tannins leached from grain husks).

Better than average brewpub lager, but not exactly mindblowing.

ojclark, Feb 19, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of hiikeeba
4.35/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured up a crystal clear golden yellow with a white head that falls to a cap of foam

S - Grainy malt aroma dominates with a hint of hops at the finish.

T - Grainy malt is the predominant flavor, slightly sweet with a hop bitterness on the back of the throat in the finish. I 've been chasing complex malt beers so long, I've forgotten what a simple one malt beer can taste so good.

M - Good mouthfeel with strong carbonation.

D - Extremely drinkable beer. Very smooth and clean.

hiikeeba, Jun 16, 2009
Photo of Mark
4.2/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a very straight forward quaffer, hopping is subtle and malt is the key factor here. Typical golden color was topped by a pure white head that faded away. Lacing was wispy and scattered. Soft malty flavor was very refreshing, mouthfeel decent. This is a beer that can do you no wrong on a hot day, the kind of days we have been having way too many of lately.

Mark, Jul 20, 2003
Photo of Endocador
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Endocador, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewery, this Golden turned out to be the brewery's best offering of the day. The beer had a radiant, bold golden color with no substantial head. The beer had hints of hops in the nose, but nothing remarkable. The initial flavors of the beer were barley and an undertone of hops. Remarkably smooth, the beer had an "acid" aftertaste. The beer was smooth and much less sour than most pale ales. Very easy to drink, this is one of the better golden beers we've had in southern Cali

GarthDanielson, Dec 14, 2010
Photo of choyhosoi
3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a growler into a glass, I found this blonde having a nice head and a deep gold color that reminds me of autumn in New York, with a slight wind to your back. The aroma of this libation left me wanting, but was a little fruity. I gently put the glass to my lips and was pleasantly surprised by the light feel and touch of fruit hidden in hopps. It felt smooth and very nice.

choyhosoi, Aug 19, 2007
Photo of Clem319
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Clem319, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of pathead
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

pathead, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Texasfan549, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Irrationalist
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Irrationalist, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy yellowish gold color with good carbonation and a small white head. Nose is grain, citrus, perhaps some wheat. Taste is some honey, light citrus, grain. Mouthfeel is light crisp, honey lingers and pretty hoppy as well. Pretty good overall.

barleywinefiend, Oct 10, 2009
Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

t0rin0, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of Dogbrick
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sample at the brewpub: Pours clear golden with tiny bubbles and a thin white head. Thin rings of "V"-shaped lacing. Light aroma of hops and fruit. Light-bodied and somewhat crisp with a decent amount of hops and malt flavor, along with a touch of fruit. The finish is hoppy but thin. Decent for what it is - a thirst-quencher.

Dogbrick, Jun 23, 2006
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Golden Ale from Lengthwise Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.