Organic Golden Ale | Lucky Labrador Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lucky Labrador Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
luckylab.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RoyalT on 09-28-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
15%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by MadeInOregon:
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

More User Reviews:
Photo of RoyalT
3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – This one came out of the tap a very light yellow in color with a smallish head.

Smell – This had a full-on grain aroma with a delicate hop balance.

Taste – The grain here is pleasant and sharp. This Golden Ale is not as wimpy as it looks.

Mouthfeel – This light-bodied ale is clean and crisp on the palate. It has some light carbonation and is somewhat refreshing.

Drinkability – This is one of the better Blonde Ales that I’ve had. There’s nothing fancy here but nothing offensive, either.

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Photo of RBorsato
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted on-tap 06/04/07 at the Lucky Labrador Bewpub in Portland, OR.

Clear straw color with a decent white head and decent lace. A nice grainy and light hop aroma and flavor with no hint of adjuncts. A very nicely balanced beer. Light bodied and easy drinking.

A solid Blonde/Golden Ale for a brewpub...

Per LL website: OGA (Organic Golden Ale)
A German style, malty golden ale with a subtle Hallertauer hop finish.
Hops: Organic Hallertauer
OG: 11° Balling
ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 26

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Photo of charlatan
3.39/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Found this organic brew at the Laurelhurst Theater in Portland. The brwer's website claims 4.5% abv. It has a decent sized fluffy head which leaves little in the way of lacing and a very pale straw colour.

The smell was somewhere between rhubarb and dough, but nearer to the former than the latter. It has a very pleasant bitterness (good hops) and a slight metallic flavour, but there is very little malt influence. This is lighter than many ales with the golden tag which I have sampled.

Carbonation is good, but the finish is rather dry.

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Organic Golden Ale from Lucky Labrador Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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