Cross Of Gold | Revolution Brewing

Cross Of GoldCross Of Gold
BA SCORE
3.75/5
366 Ratings
Cross Of GoldCross Of Gold
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
revbrew.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crisp golden ale with a delicate hop finish. This is our lightest ale and it is brewed with a bit wheat malt for body and Munich and Aromatic malts for and undertone of honey-like sweetness. Lightly dry-hopped with Cascade hops for that classic American golden ale aroma.

25 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 02-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,497
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
366
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
64
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of Beginner2
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Somehow I missed this one for seven years... and it was in my backyard.
I've been getting shy of Revolution because their use of hops, while not dominant, was becoming too predictable.
So, I catch this can. And this pale is done right. Pleasant, refreshing, just sweet enough and, at least for me, not too hoppy.
Cross of Gold hit the spot on a warm October late afternoon.
It is nice to think that a can of beer can put the world back in balance.

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Photo of AuntBea
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Verasong
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great crisp light golden ale with a great sweet finish. Also makes a great beer to use for beer can chicken.

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Photo of scottspencer
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a pint glass boasts a bright golden bubbly body and floats little more than a cap of white head that disapates to nothing and leaves no lacing.

Aroma and flavors include a cracker malt, floral hops, and a little honey sweetness for good measure.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean.
Overall, put it in your golf bag and enjoy.

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eric_T_07
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZEB89
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scootercrabb
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Egotist
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Commandophile
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Daniellobo
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of berben30
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of APMietelka
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of drstalker
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours bright golden with thousands of bubbles. Sort of looks like ginger ale in appearance. Frothy white head dissipates leaving a thin white film on the beer. Bubbles eventually settle down leaving a clear crisp appearance.

Smell is light and delicate. Floral hops, honey, some mild citrus. Malt notes also peak through. Very simple, but appropriate for the style.

Taste is a well balanced mix of malt and hop. Initially some pale malt flavors up front with a nice floral almost grassy hop bitterness coming through to the finish. Some slight sweetness reminiscent of honey. This is a classic english pale ale. Simple and balanced yet flavorful.

Feel is light, crisp and drinkable.

Overall a very nice example for the style. When fresh this is a great and drinkable beer.

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Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Meh this one was ok. The carb was a bit off and it almost gushed on my counter. The smell was super malty and the flavor was similar with subtle notes of hops.

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Photo of SteveJeremy
2.96/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pleasantly bitter and hoppy and thoroughly drinkable; a style I can totally appreciate when it's mild and drinkable and this certainly is. Not burdened by an abundance of excessive hops and palette-assaulting flavor and winds up being delicious; would love to see this canned like the current "series" offerings because if it stay sin bombers, even for the great price of $4.99, it'll keep getting overlooked.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snowmageddon
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Cross Of Gold from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 366 ratings
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