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Lost Gold IPA - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Lost Gold IPA
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419 Ratings
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Ratings: 419
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 14
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-29-2004)
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Photo of DavidST
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, best before 11/30/12. This poured a light golden color with a large off white head. The smells are nice lots of citrus and grapefruit with s little brown sugar and caramel. The feel is medium, the taste is good nice bitterness, citrus and balance.

DavidST, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of ssross
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ssross, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of MouthfulOfchris
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

MouthfulOfchris, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of ms11781
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ms11781, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of Andrewtfox
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Andrewtfox, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of Dwtucker90
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Dwtucker90, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of En29356
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

En29356, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of RicoFalcon
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

RicoFalcon, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of reyna311
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

reyna311, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of pgfault
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good cask IPA. Not over the top on the IBU's but well balanced. Cloudy and dry hopped, this is a real pleasure to drink. Like most cask IPA's, this has absolutely wonderful mouth feel. The appearance is just a bit on the Orange side of yellow, plus nice and cloudy. Smell is a somewhat light citrus, quite pleasant.

If you can find an establishment serving this cask go out of your way to try a pint.

pgfault, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of garyford
3/5  rDev -21.9%

garyford, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of gfan18
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

gfan18, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of GreatBloomer
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

GreatBloomer, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of Havion383
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Havion383, May 25, 2012
Photo of Hopmodium
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
Photo of diamondc
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Huge head, lacing, lots of bubbles on the pour. Textbook example on how a IPA should look like.

S: Not much going on, just a bit of dankness, heavy pine, almost bordering on skunk.

T: Pineapple, candied lemon zest, big caramel notes. Resiny pine hop flavors shows up mid-palate.

M: Well balanced between the hops and malts here. Dankness really lingers after each sip.

O: A real good IPA that I can always find fresh. Strange that this is at least 1.50 more than their other year round beers, though.

diamondc, May 23, 2012
Photo of barbellsNbeers
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

barbellsNbeers, May 19, 2012
Photo of lvoutlawjlh
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

lvoutlawjlh, May 18, 2012
Photo of Mario
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Mario, May 15, 2012
Photo of chebode2
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

chebode2, May 11, 2012
Photo of brentk56
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours with a massive head sitting atop the light amber colored liquid; impressive retention and lacing

Smell: Sugary malts with a floral, citrusy bouquet

Taste: Shortbread, up front, joined by floral citrus through mid-palate; balanced, after the swallow and though the flavor is rather sweet, it does not approach being cloying

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Surprisingly good, even though it is a bit sweeter than I prefer

Thanks, mhenson42, for the opportunity

brentk56, May 08, 2012
Photo of suspect
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Thanks to miikezombie for the hookup.

A: Pours a crystal clear light golden color. Aggressive pour leads to a big, frothy, 2 finger white head that certainly takes it's time whittling it's way down to chunky glaciers. Lacing is thick and sticky and leaves its mark the entire way down.

S: Lots going on in the nose - I think the malts hit first with an immediate hop hit to follow. I'm afraid it's not entirely balanced based on the nose because it's not as hop forward as I would expect from an IPA. Subtle lemon and honey also make their way forward towards the end.

T: Man, the flavor is definitely better than the nose. Lots of grapefruit hop presence followed by a big beautiful malt backbone. It's got the same lemon zest and touch of honey sweetness that was in the nose, right around the same spot...towards the end.

M: Nice creamy mouthfee with perfect carbonation. Hop oil coating leaves my mouth aching for more.

O: Really nice IPA! Was a bit hesitant moving into tasting this based on the smell but the flavor was absolutely wonderful. I am thankful that I have another bottle!

suspect, May 01, 2012
Photo of FreshZ
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

FreshZ, Apr 19, 2012
Photo of Rozyravens
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Rozyravens, Apr 17, 2012
Photo of DCon
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

DCon, Apr 15, 2012
Lost Gold IPA from Real Ale Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 419 ratings.