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Heavy Seas - Gold Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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79
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267 Ratings
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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.95%
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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JMaxwell, Nov 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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norinco, Oct 25, 2012
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DKHNOVA, Oct 03, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - bright gold with a soft, white head

S - faint grass, citrusy

T - faint malt, faint grapefruit

M - light bodied, very crisp

This beer doesn't necessarily have the best flavor nor does it have depth but it is light and sessionable. There's nothing bad about this beer, but there isn't anything that stands out either. I won't buy it again, but I wouldn't turn it down if it was offered to me.

tdm168, Oct 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

brewdude1982, Sep 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

hardcor33, Sep 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

waiting4lunch, Sep 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

yankinwis, Sep 12, 2012
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3.08/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a medium golden color with a one finger white head. The head fades very fast to leave a very light level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is light and is of a bready smell mixed with a light caramel smell.

Taste – The taste begins of a malty breadiness mixed with a light caramel flavor. As the flavor advances some lighter earthy and herbal hops and a corn sweetness come to the tongue. These flavors mix with the bread and caramel to take the taste to its end.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather light with a higher level of carbonation. It makes it rather drinkable and is good for the style.

Overall – OK, but nothing special here.

Darkmagus82, Sep 02, 2012
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Mikegsparks, Aug 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

JakeDebus, Jul 28, 2012
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2.88/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle pours a clear yellow to copper color with a tan film across the top. Spotty lace sticks to the glass as the cap fades. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain a thin film.

The aroma is quite muted to the point where hardly some caramel grain sweetness is noticed. As it warms up, there is a faint buttery note. I dont pick up on any yeast, hop or alcohol elements at all.

The taste includes a mild bready grain flavor with a hint of fruity to citris hops. While it is very mild in flavor i am actually surprised to taste something other than the straight caramel grain that was the sole charcteristic of the aroma.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest level of carbonation. It is crisp and easy drinking but really a mild brew even for the style. I would be hard pressed to find any real reason to return to this brew.

stakem, Jul 24, 2012
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3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed while at the brewery. Review from notes.

A: thin head on a clear bright golden with slight copper hue body.

S: breads, gingerbread, light orange citrus and lightly toasted caramel malts.

T: toasted caramel malts with a touch of spicy and herbal hops mostly in the finish.

M: medium body and moderate to high carbontion.

Overall: Drinkable like so many beers from this brewery however just not that imaginative and obviously made for the masses.

kylehay2004, Jul 22, 2012
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Liz8646, Jul 19, 2012
Heavy Seas - Gold Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
79 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.