Golden Arm | Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Illinois, United States
piecechicago.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jackndan on 11-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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2.91/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MaxOhle
2.96/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Joshuafzylatra
4.81/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.54/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jmurphy919
3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

To be honest this beer is their standard go to when it comes to pairing a beer with their pizza. While I am not a huge fan of it, it does the trick. Comes out of the gate weak, doesnt have a great finish either. I have had it where it tastes ok, and other times it tastes like a 2 liter of opened pop that had been sitting in the fridge for 2 months. Wish they could get some more consistency from this brew. But hey, the pizza is damn good.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcm75
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RMelyon
3.71/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichH55
3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdaschaf
3.24/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redfox405
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdFed
3.66/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.76/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the pizzeria:

The beer appeared a light yellow in color that produced a white head that no retention. This might have been due the staff being overwhelmed by the crowd that night and not really caring. The beer also gave off a nice, light malty aroma, as expected for the style. The beer had a really good  taste and is a good example of the style. Well balanced, light feel, very easy to drink, again, as expected from the style. Overall, a good beer.

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Basoos1
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of gtermi
3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Golden Arm from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
3.48 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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