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Heavy Seas - Gold Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
79
okay

263 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cdbooth219 on 05-03-2010)
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-29-2014 13:41:56 | More by KevinGordon
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.44/5  rDev 0%

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a golden color (seriously, it says "gold" on the friggen' label...) The head is a finger high and white in shade. Almost pillowy in texture, it fades away semi-swiftly to reveal a few streaks of lacing on the glass. (3.25)

Smell: Hop notes of earth, orange marmalade, flowers, and apricot blends well with the faint butter and sugar cookie sweetness. I definitely pick up the Cascade hops, that's for sure. It does just enough to differentiate itself from the legion of average blonde/golden ales...but only just. (3.25)

Taste: It initially opens up with a combination of lemon, grapefruit, and marmalade from the gentle hopping. The back end is gently sweet, with just a kiss of diacetyl (and this feature actually rounds it out some). Not complex, but it certainly gets the job done. (3.5)

Mouthfeel: Crisp and dry, just as a beer in this style should be. It seems to be decently substantial for 4.5%, with carbonation staying in the background. (3.5)

Overall: I didn't expect much, but this is fairly solid. There's a good hop/malt balance here, and it seems slightly bigger than it really is. I'd definitely drink this one again - I expected mediocrity and got something pretty good. (3.5)

3.44/5: Solid golden ale, surpassed my expectations

08-28-2014 21:31:12 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Maryland

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Maryland

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New York

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New York

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Heavy Seas - Gold Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
79 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.