Old Gold | Bullfrog Brewery

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86
very good
59 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
bullfrogbrewery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by tviz33 on 05-15-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.79%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Corburk
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bharpster
3.35/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FickleBeast
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Strangelove's. Arrives in a Strange glass, hazy yellow with a finger of foam. Nice sour tartness without being tongue curling. Easy to drink. Aroma has a crisp earthiness. Oak also comes through but is nicely balanced by the tartness. Enjoyable.

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Photo of micropale
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacoit
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Waveoff
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of barflybastard
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA.

This one pours a slightly hazy pale yellow, with no head or lacing.

Smells super herbal and super earthy, a bit smoky, tons of oak, lemon peel, and some lactic sourness.

This tastes so earthy, like i'm drinking lemony and funky dirt, honestly. There's definitely some smokiness, which is puzzling, and lots of oak. It's pretty much an oak bomb. There's some funky cheesiness too. All of this flavors somehow come together pretty well and make a really nice sour.

This is fairly light bodied, with a moderate to lower level of carbonation.

This was a pretty unique and definitely tasty sour.

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Photo of OGShotzy
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ralphs66
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nosavingsaccount
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.48/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

"100% wild fermented ale, aged in new oak for two years". This is a serious sour, funky and stinky and unique. It hits all the barnyard notes you expect, and then some. Dirty diaper, dead skunk, stale piss, cow shit. Wonderful.

The body could use a little more work and heftiness, but overall this is a wonderful, bizarre brew.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden clear and bubbled with white head. Very musty earthy smell. Tastes unbelievably complex. Flavors from everywhich direction. Very earthy, oaky taste. Finishes sour. Some lingering flavor but fading carbonation. Overall pretty good. Very sour though.

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Photo of Budlum
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zekeman17
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of waddellc2
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigMike
2.53/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

It looked nice and smelled nice. It even tasted nice for a second. Then it turned into rubbing alcohol and was nearly undrinkable.

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Photo of rolltide8425
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

To me it's like a sour green apple cider. Not Bullfrog's best but not terrible either.

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Photo of tonyrocknroll
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of DrDietz
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of st9647v3
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Old Gold from Bullfrog Brewery
3.88 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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