Ghost River Golden Ale | Ghost River Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ghost River Brewing
Tennessee, United States
ghostriverbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with the finest two-row malted barley and German variety hops, Ghost River Golden’s mellow, refreshing character is accentuated by Memphis’ soft water. Munich and caramel malts give this beer enough sweetness to balance the crisp, dry finish.

19 IBU

Added by Vancer on 04-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
152
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
17.77%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
38
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 152 |  Reviews: 32
Reviews by ShogoKawada:
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3.09/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

reviewed blind via Blind Beers BIF 6, thanks to pitasoup

big head, bright gold/yellow color. Head is slow to fall and puts some frosty lacing on the glass.

Sweet fruity/grassy malt. Light. No real sense of hops. Aroma is very subdued- not an aromatic beer.

Taste is similar. Sweet, light malt. Mildly bready. Some bitterness in the finish, along with a metallic twang in the finish. It grows on me as I sip it and it warms up a bit.

Mouthfeel- beer is light in flavor but a bit more heavy body-wise. Good carbonation, lingering sweetness is pleasant.

I like this beer. Not much for malt or hops- easy-drinking stuff.

This beer would be great in the summertime heat.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of fuzz
5/5  rDev +50.6%

Photo of russpowell
3.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent gold with 2+ fingers of rocky cream colored head. Better than average head retention & lacing

S: Sweet breadyness

T: Follows the nose, graininess & soapiness up front. More graininess as this warms, dryness & soapiness as this warms. Finishes grainy & dry, with some sweetness

MF: Light body with firm carbonation, skews sweet

Drinks easy but nothing special, a little too sweet for the style

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Photo of SoSawcy
4.3/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev +15.7%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +20.5%

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3.28/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of PoppyRobison
2.49/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

tastes like cheap beer

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Photo of Tacostacostacos
4.08/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewAskew
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours to a frothy white head and deep gold color. Aroma is grassy hops and sweet malt. Favor presents with a grainy start, biscuity, vinous middle and clean, mildly hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is light and co2is generous. had this beer on tap the night before this review and have to say on tap is definitely better. Overall, a decent Kolsch and a good crossover brew for the mid-south.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of KDawg
2.58/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

poured from tap into a pint glass. pours a solid gold color with no real head

a bit aromatically challenged with some aromas of malts and a touch of grains

light bodied with some flavors of malts. Lacking some flavor, but the feel is nice

a pretty forgettable beer. I didn't even realize it was supposed to be a kolsch. It didn't really taste like one or be one

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Photo of LJWalker
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mshanecrowe
3.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of gtermi
3.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of singletary
3.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
2.95/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of CraigTravor
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Ghost River Golden Ale from Ghost River Brewing
3.32 out of 5 based on 152 ratings.
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