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Gold Deluxe | Independence Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co.
Texas, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by champ103 on 07-22-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by bentwookie:
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.67/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a standard pint glass at Red's Porch in Austin.

Appearance: golden straw, opaque, modest head with average retention.

Smell: apricot, butter, floral hops

Taste: hop bitterness, followed by apricot and other fruit, butter, and a touch of hops on the end.

Mouthfeel: creamy with average carbonation.

Great, unique offering that is a fantastic addition to both Texas and craft beer overall.

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Photo of greenspointexas
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of champ103
4.21/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On cask at the Anvil in Houston.

A: Pours a bright and vibrant golden/orange color. Slightly hazy. A two finger white head forms with excellent retention. Lots of lace is left behind.
S: An odd musky aroma up front. Though that quickly fades to a big hoppy aroma. Passion fruits, pineapple, mango.
T: A very unique hop flavor that I love. Awesome Sorachi Ace hops. Juicy passion fruits of pineapple, mango, orange. Just enough bitterness that never becomes over barring. Some biscuit and bread malts for balance. Excellent.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Crisp and very dry. So easy to drink. Something I can quaff several off without a problem.

I have no idea what style this should be. A hoppy American Blond Ale is the best I can come up with. Well done Independence and keep it up. The best I have had from the brewery without a doubt.

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Photo of phishbone23
2/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of Kiniey01
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Gold Deluxe from Independence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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