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Heavy Seas - Gold Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of ckollias
3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed 12 oz bottle out of a pint glass at Stoney River Steak House in Annapolis, MD.

A: Pours a clear golden hue with a thin 1-finger white head that quickly dissipates into a non-existent lace.

S: Not a huge nose here – mild grains and hops with some hints of lemon and pine.

T: Slightly bitter flavor with hints of citrus grains and hops.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent golden ale – not my favorite beer from Clipper city – but it went down smooth and was easily drinkable.

ckollias, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of JxExM
3.5/5  rDev +2%

JxExM, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of donquixote
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

donquixote, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of dbmernin83
2.95/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a pale golden straw, clear, small head dissipates quickly
Grassy hops on the nose, bready malt. Very light yeast.
Very balanced, hops are light but there, and just barely cut through the very light citrusy sweetness leaving a light crisp finish.
Carbonation is a little on the lighter side. A touch more would add to the crispness.
Decent. A nice little session that would taste good on a 95 degree day.

dbmernin83, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of GTB
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

GTB, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of teromous
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Hazy gold appearance with a thin white head. Lots of visible carbonation, spotted lacing. Too hazy for my liking.

S: Slightly floral scent, slightly metallic, but not much else.

T: At first it bursts with a fruity flavor...kind of an orange flavor. Then there is a distinct grain flavor which is very tasty. It might be a bit much with all the tartness, but I think it works ok.

M: It has a good mouthfeel. A lot of zing and carbonation, with a tart puckery low-medium body.

O: Overall I consider it a so-so beer. The flavor is pretty good, but the smell and appearance leave much to be desired. There's nothing that makes me want to buy another one of these.

teromous, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of RoryOMoore
4/5  rDev +16.6%

RoryOMoore, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of dugly2ugly
3.5/5  rDev +2%

dugly2ugly, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of reeemer
4/5  rDev +16.6%

reeemer, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of bconsidine
3.5/5  rDev +2%

bconsidine, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of loupap
4/5  rDev +16.6%

loupap, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of Bito401
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Bito401, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev +2%

AndrewMichael, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of NiceTaps
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A-Clear golden orange color. Minimal head and lacing. Looks nice in the glass.

S-some maltiness comes through. I don't pick up the hops. Kinda plain.

T-a little caramel maltiness, not too sweet.
Very slight dry hop finish. Again, plain.

M-Good carbonation and body carry this catagory. It feels [and looks] like it should pack more flavor and punch.

O-It's drinkable, but I'd like a little more flavor from an American Ale.

NiceTaps, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of fortheunheard
4/5  rDev +16.6%

fortheunheard, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of UfosBigRigsnBBQ
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

UfosBigRigsnBBQ, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of jtierney89
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beautiful gold color with astounding clarity. Nice white one finger head which retains pretty well. Subtle nose with a sweet biscuit aroma and a very minimal hop presence. Lots of visible carbonation.

Very very crisp. Sweet buttered biscuit like sweetness that lingers with a very dry finish. Well condensed flavors. Hop character pairs with the sweetness well. Good session beer but not a lot of flavor. Everythings a bit subtle. Good but eh at the same time. Well put together.

I have mixed feelings about the beer. Boring flavors but well executed with a spectacular boosted body for such a crisp light beer. There we go.

jtierney89, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of XanderCruz
4/5  rDev +16.6%

XanderCruz, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Grooveman53, Dec 29, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

buckyp, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

zachturner39, Dec 19, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Celtics76, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

jlordi12, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev +16.6%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of dowen44
4/5  rDev +16.6%

dowen44, Dec 05, 2011
Heavy Seas - Gold Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
78 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.