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Heavy Seas - Gold Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
78
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252 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | 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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Ratings: 252 | Reviews: 67 | Display Reviews Only:
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

11-25-2013 14:56:30 | More by Proclarush
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

11-24-2013 19:56:10 | More by BillRoth
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pinkysup

New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

11-16-2013 23:33:43 | More by pinkysup
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

1.61/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a 12 fl oz bottle into a pint glass. For brewery fresh taste, purchase before FEB 14.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden body with a thin white head.

Smell: Awful. Smells nauseatingly yeastier than my subpar homebrew.

Taste: Better than the aroma, but not by much. Again, the dull yeast flavor is overpowering. I definitely could replicate this in my kitchen - not that I would want to.

Mouthfeel: OK, I guess.

Overall: It is no wonder why blonde ales are so hard to make. It is truly an exact science to get rid of (or at least hide) all of the off flavors. The only way to make this beer better would be to hop (and/or lager?) the hell out of it.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 23:36:33 | More by JednoPivoProsim
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core42

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

11-02-2013 23:52:08 | More by core42
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csurowiec

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-26-2013 11:17:41 | More by csurowiec
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AdamElb

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-17-2013 01:27:58 | More by AdamElb
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-11-2013 12:12:14 | More by lunarbrew
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Hophead21

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-08-2013 00:34:34 | More by Hophead21
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-02-2013 15:59:37 | More by FrankHammer
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2%

09-29-2013 18:32:13 | More by HattedClassic
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delta490

Virginia

3.34/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-a deep clear gold with a creamy white head that leaves some nice lacing.

S- sweet and bready. A little hint of floral hops.

T- not bad but not overwhelming. Slight notes of bread and no hops. Pretty non-descript.

M-nice and full

O- not bad but missing some of malty robustness that comes with gold/blonde ales.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2013 22:53:59 | More by delta490
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

09-28-2013 21:54:42 | More by oriolesfan4
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Aerocraft67

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

09-19-2013 21:46:19 | More by Aerocraft67
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

09-08-2013 13:50:49 | More by BostonHops
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CDubbs75

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

09-07-2013 00:48:27 | More by CDubbs75
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a translucent straw with a tiny white head. Smells of grain and slight fruit, kind of inviting. Tastes of grain and very slight fruit. Beer is light bodied and goes down smooth, very drinkable. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 00:02:06 | More by cyclonece09
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Drknight

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12.5%

09-01-2013 14:44:15 | More by Drknight
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-29-2013 19:05:41 | More by scxcrunner
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

08-24-2013 18:02:03 | More by Adkins1203
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Viking_Bob

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-23-2013 04:46:42 | More by Viking_Bob
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nhirsch04

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-22-2013 13:16:10 | More by nhirsch04
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.6%

08-14-2013 23:49:31 | More by pcsnyder
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Of course golden in color very bright yellow, bubbly with a 1/2 inch of sticky white head. Good carbonation bubbles throughout.
S - Smells good for a blonde decent hops and bready with sweeter malts.
T - One of the better blondes I had. Decent floral hop profile, sweet malts, and a crisp bready finish.
M - Light to medium bodied, easy to chug and session able.

Overall a really easy going summer ale that has just enough flavor to keep it interesting. Worth picking up as a single or even a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 18:12:24 | More by DrDemento456
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

08-13-2013 00:29:44 | More by still_thedragon
Heavy Seas - Gold Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
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