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Goldmine | World Brews

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
World Brews
California, United States
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Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MNJR on 01-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,014
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
86
pDev:
17.61%
Bros Score:
3.25
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
Trade:
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Spikester
3.29/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear gold with a large white head that goes fairly soon leaving some spatters of lace.
I rated the smell okay because I couldn't smell much at all.
Taste is mildly sweet with a bit of light hops toward the end of the taste. Mouthfeel is close to medium with just enough carbonation to give it a bit of crispness.
Yes it is a cheap warm weather beer but I give it a thumbs up. Purchased at Whole Foods Market for $3.99 a sixer.

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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +32.9%

Photo of UHRedCat
2.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a six pack at a Sprout's store near Dallas. Was surprised by the taste, I was expecting it to be a lot more bland than it was. One thing I really like is how smooth it feels in the mouth . For the price, it's actually not a bad beer. I've had much worse.

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Offa
2.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is a decent pale lager.

Gold, it has a medium-big white head soon thins.

Aroma is grain, grass, apple skin, very light.

Taste is lightly zesty grass, apple skin, grain up front, sweeter grain-light white bread - following. It has a somewhat nice, zesty finish. A bit thin and soapy,especially when warm. It's a decently good, solid pale lager but thin and a bit rough, very basic.

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of Pegasus
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Clear medium golden in color with a faint haze, and a fairly large, dense and persistent white head. Small bubbles ascend to the surface in columns. The lacing is thick and scattered.

Aroma: Clean pale malt, moderate hops which seem almost noble in type, and some mineral notes.

Taste: Opens with crisp pale malt, followed by somewhat bitter, metallic hops. As the taste progresses, the hops hold sway over the malt, although not overpoweringly so. This seems slightly unusual for an American Adjunct Lager, although not unpleasant in any sense. Finishes with a touch of malt sweetness and a lingering metallic hop note.

Mouth feel: Smooth and fairly soft, with a hint of sharp carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: For the price, its hard to complain, and in my opinion, it is as good or better than the American Adjunct Lager offerings from Bud, Miller, and Coors.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce pop-top aluminum can, served in a standard pint Pilsener glass.

Source: Purchased at Whole Foods in Texas in January of 2014 for $3.99/six-pack plus tax.

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Hops4Pops
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz Can.
Aggressive side pour into a tulip.
A: Crystal clear light gold color. Well carbonated. Almost no head. Disappeared fast. Very little lacing and very oily.
S: Barely smells like beer. Corn and a little bit of hops. That's about it.
T: Not bad. Decent tasting actually for what it is. Decently balanced.
M: Just a little bite from the carbonation. Smooth.
O: Not bad for a basic adjunct lager. Price point is right at $3.99 for a six-pack. Yes... only $3.99. Just a basic American lager. It is so light, I can hardly imagine the Goldmine Light. Nothing offensive or off tasting so decent. I would call it Just-A-Beer. Certainly drinkable and chugable. LOL! Its a beer bong beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of dv8sean
2.94/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I'm thinking that there should be another dimension added to beer ratings: value.

Picked up a sixer at Whole Foods. Total impulse buy brought on by the $2.99 price. Yes that's "two dollars and ninety nine cents". That, and I noted the beer is brewed in my hometown of Rochester, NY.

Yup, it's an average American lager. Maybe a little better than average in terms of color (a pleasant honey-yellow glow) and body (not as insipid as many cheap beers). Hey, it even says PREMIUM on the can!

Factor in the bargain price, and this mostly harmless beer will bridge the gap between water skiing sessions.

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

"Premium" GOLDMINE LAGER BEER appears to me to be simply a re-packaging of Genesee Beer, but I could be wrong, it could be a derivation of Genesee Beer. Regardless of what it actually is, it falls right in line with other American adjunct lagers.

Its clear straw-gold body reveals a good amount of steadily rising, average-sized bubbles beneath a short cap of bright white foam. The head drops rather quickly, and it doesn't leave much lacing initially (mainly small spots and an occasional small streak or splash), but as you progress through the glass and it warms it begins to leave fuller lacing.

The aroma is fairly non-descript, revealing a bit of gently sweet adjunct-maltiness and some yeasty sulphur along with a very light touch of sweet-apple yeastiness.

The flavor reveals a little bit more corn-like sweetness, which is actually welcome because the aroma itself is so thin, but it's sweetish, and there are little hops to back it up. There's a dull bitterness, and a minor background hop flavor that's leafy and dully herbal, perhaps even tea-like. It's balanced, but very basic.

Overall, it's an average American adjunct-lager that neither impresses nor disappoints. It is what it is, which is what it's exactly what it's expected to be.

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2.91/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crystal clear pale to medium yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation and faint notes of golden yellow. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy bright white head that quickly reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of grainy malts with corn and rice adjuncts. Light hints of grassy hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of grainy malts with mostly corn and some rice adjuncts. Light amounts of grassy hops which impart a light to moderate bitterness which lingers.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and went really well with the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs and Low Country Boil at the cookout, did not compete with the flavors of the food. Nothing really special about this one that makes me want to purchase it again but not offensive as some beers in the style can be.

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

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1/5  rDev -66.8%

Goldmine from World Brews
Beer rating: 3.01 out of 5 with 86 ratings
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