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Alamo Golden Ale - Alamo Beer Co.

Alamo Golden AleAlamo Golden Ale

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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.45%


Brewed by:
Alamo Beer Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed by Alamo Beer Co., but currently distributed by Real Ale Brewing Co.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-13-2003)
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Reviews by TWHartman:
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TWHartman

Minnesota

3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- pale golden with clean white head, head retention pretty good for the style

S- light grainy sweetness balanced with grassy hop, pretty standard

T- lightly sweet from grain, maintains a nice finish. Grass and some spice from hops. Taste mimics smell strongly.

M- body is the most pleasant feature of the beer, flavor sticks to sides and back of tongue but still maintains a crisp finish

Overall a nice beer to drink outside on a nice warm day, I'd drink a couple.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 21:07:10 | More by TWHartman
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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United Kingdom (Wales)

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-10-2013 17:37:55 | More by SicemWT
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Alamo Golden Ale has a yellow colour and slight lime tint at angles into the light. Though transparent, its complexion is considerably bleary (a bit strange given such a brightly polished tone). It would look infinitely better if it had any head at all.

The aroma gives me the impression this beer will taste better than it smells. There's nothing "off" about this bouquet - it has nice elements of sweet cereal grain and straw - it simply just isn't very aromatic. But you can tell good quality ingredients have been used.

The malt is of substantial quality and quantity to produce a pleasant flavour of lightly-toasted, rustic farmhouse-style white bread. It tastes bakery fresh. I could spread some butter over this and call it a meal. There's no bitterness, but there is a tinge of earthiness in the finish.

The state motto may be "remember the Alamo" but this beer which has the same slogan leaves little to remember it by. A very conventional blonde ale, it is much cleaner tasting and provides more malt than a mainstream lager, but is similar in most respects to popular commercial brands.

Alamo Golden Ale suffices as is, but a few more handfuls of C-hops would provide it with more of the "piercingly independent spirit" it boasts of. It is a simple ale well-suited to the hot Texas climate. To be sure, however, the Lone Star state has enough new craft breweries that residents should probably forget about the Alamo and move to greener pastures.

Serving type: bottle

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Alamo Golden Ale from Alamo Beer Co.
79 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.