Bard's Gold | Bard's Tale Beer Company

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66
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126 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bard's Tale Beer Company
Minnesota, United States
bardsbeer.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BEERchitect on 01-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
126
Reviews:
69
Avg:
2.54
pDev:
33.46%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 126 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of bpowers315
3.25/5  rDev +28%

Photo of Garrett092112
1/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The only reason I gave this a 1 is because they dont allow you to put a negative score in. Quite possibly the worst thing i have ever drank. I would prefer a warm pint of bottom shelf gin then this atrocity. I dont even know how you can call this beer. I read through all these reviews and could not fathom a beer actually tasting that bad. Well I was most defintiely wrong. The taste is still lingering 10 minutes later.

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Photo of JTomczak
1.75/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of Ilafan
2.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of bckayaalp
2.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of twenty5
1/5  rDev -60.6%

Photo of flooshmander
1.06/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Smells like really bad beer, but at least it smelled like beer. This is it's strong point.

Tastes like adhesive. Really strong aftertaste of synthetic aircraft grade adhesive spray.

My first Gluten free beer. I sure hope there are other options for the gluten free people. I'll try to find a better option and report back.

No further detail.

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Photo of cm-st
1/5  rDev -60.6%

Photo of yancot
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of tbryan5
1/5  rDev -60.6%

Photo of grumpygerman
2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Michaeldmanley
1/5  rDev -60.6%

Photo of rudy0908
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of Bills453
1.73/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance - Poured from a bottle into a Duvel tulip glass (I feel like I have now tainted my tulip glass). Yellow, small tint of copper.

Smell - sweet, surghom sugar.

Taste - no flavor whatsoever. Aftertaste of sorghum.

Mouthfeel - so-so.

Overall - I would only recommend this beer to my gravest enemies.

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Photo of cfalovo97
2/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of sendbeer
1/5  rDev -60.6%

Photo of WynnO
2/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of ZachRusk
2/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of bjohn84
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of sailorastro
2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kunstman
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of troyvar
3.25/5  rDev +28%

Photo of mendvicdog
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of cbcrunch
2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of HardTarget
1.45/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: Gold amber glass shows almost painful clarity. Pours with an active white head that dies back like soda to just a half collar.

Smell: Rubbing alcohol? Dusty vodka? First whiffs are very alcoholic with a vegetal funk going.

Taste: Oh gawd. This is drain food. Very chemical tasting, medicinal/band aid nasty. Tonic water base offers no redeeming qualities.

Mouthfeel: Thin, carbonated water. Dry finish.

Overall: I feel for folks that can't process gluten, but I'd steer them over to a good vodka over this. I'm taking this out back and shooting it.

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Bard's Gold from Bard's Tale Beer Company
2.54 out of 5 based on 126 ratings.
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