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Hop Gold | Draught House Pub & Brewery

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4
Ratings:
9
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
16.11%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Draught House Pub & Brewery
Texas, United States | website

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JDV on 02-13-2008

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 9
Photo of Mora2000
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery.

The beer pours a golden color with a white head. The aroma is a mix of Belgian yeast with some bread and citrus notes. There is a little bit of grass from the hops in the aroma as well. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of Belgian golden ale characteristics with some earth, grass and citrus notes from the hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of mltobin
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hap this on-tap at The Draught House while spending time in Austin last month.

The appearance was a nice golden tone with a one finger bright white head. Taste has some light hops, belgian yeast, lemon. A very refreshing taste overall, great for the warm weather of Texas. MF is light-medium, finishes bitter, with some oiliness to the texture. All in all, a very good blonde/golden ale.

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Photo of JDV
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Creamy hazy gold pour with a nice white head. Smell of fruity, bold hops and comes across more like a pale ale or IPA, despite what the board and website had it listed as. Nice hops flavor and mild bitterness throughout, and sweetens a tad as it warms. A good beer, but not what I was expecting.

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Photo of midaszero
3.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from tap into pint glass

A - Light cloudy amber with little white head and no lacing

S - Hops that made me think IPA not blonde

T - Nice light crisp taste with hop notes

M - Smooth going down with light carbonation

D - Not the first thing I'll reach for the next time I am back but worth trying and good for mixing things up

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Hop Gold from Draught House Pub & Brewery
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