Golden Road Brewing

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Golden Road Brewing
California, United States
Ranked #312
Ranked #26,527
3.48 | pDev: 13.79%
May 01, 2022
Oct 18, 2011
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Ratings by slayer3604:
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Reviewed by slayer3604 from California

4.2/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A-cloudy, yellow, billowing white head with some filthy lacing....proper hefe!

S-Clove, banana, bubble gum but neither of the three in abundance, or to the point that I wished it was 'more balanced'...they hit the esters just right on this one.

T-Nice and fluffy, just a tad of spice from the phenols, more clove, some gum and a nice little bit of hop kick in the finish. THIS was another one of those beers that just went down too easily.

M-Another balanced, enjoyable and firm feel from GR...can't say I'd change a thing on this hefe...I havn't enjoyed this style for a while now outside of Weihenstephaner...glad there is a new kid in town.

O-Impressive, and enjoyable. I will be giving these guys a lot of money in the future :(
Oct 18, 2011
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.46 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

May 01, 2022
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Rated by LukeCov49

2.85/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Smells and tastes like white wine, more flavor than a Kona longboard, but I’m not a huge white wine fan
Mar 06, 2022
Rated: 3.71 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 18, 2022
Rated: 2.83 by megamick from Iowa

Jan 22, 2022
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.44/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I got a can of this beer from a Holiday 24pck that I bought from my local Target store. It poured a hazy orangish with no head and no lace. The scent had subtle orange peel notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with subtle citrus presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with fizzy carbonation. Overall it is a decent beer.
Dec 28, 2021
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Reviewed by ChainGangGuy from Georgia

3.1/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Appearance: Pours a light golden-colored body with slight haziness to it. Fast-vanishing, white head.

Smell: A little grain, knobs of rock sugar, some fruitiness and a smidgen of cracked clove.

Taste: It's sweet, kinda sugary, even, with a touch of simple syrup. Lightly bready, modestly grainy. Another jolt of sugar as a fruity apple juice-banana flavor enters along with some light clove. Slight tongue-coating action as the tastes culminate in an unappealing finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: A clunky, uninspired rendition of a hefe. Less Golden Road and more Middle-of-the-Road.
Dec 26, 2021
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
12 oz can from Florida with a 1/1/2021 BB date stamped on the bottom. 5% ABV is displayed in the label.
Appearance. Clear orange-amber colored body with a decent white head but minimal lacing.
Aroma. Spicy with a suggestion of clove and a hint of allspice.
Flavor. Spicy, although less so than the aroma suggests, with banana joining the clove.
Dec 23, 2021
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.72/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden amber color with a small, off-white head of foam. Short-lived and left no lacing at all. It smelled of banana, clove, cracked wheat and some yeasty notes. Sweet wheat taste with banana, clove and some light spices.
Dec 18, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by icemanexit from Indiana

Dec 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Shelbs90 from Montana

2.2/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2
i tried to like this beer but it’s just not for me. it’s a very heavy tasting beer and the taste isn’t good. it’s a little too bland. wouldn’t buy this again in the future
Dec 05, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
nice weiss beer smooth but nothing special
Dec 04, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Dec 03, 2021
Rated: 2.42 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Nov 25, 2021
Rated: 3.25 by Satsuma from Florida

Nov 15, 2021
Rated: 3.32 by jkermitj from Mississippi

Nov 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a can into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a clear orange amber color with a one finger head of fizzy white foam. The head fades rather fast leaving a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is strong wheat bread smell mixed with a little bit of clove and coriander. Along with these aromas comes a moderate showing of a banana smell as well as a bit of orange.
Taste – The taste begins with a bready and wheat flavor mixed with some tastes of banana and hay. At the same time there is some orange and peach sweetness as well as a touch of caramel and orange. As the taste advances tastes of coriander and clove as well as a bit of pepper come to the tongue. With a slight loss in the sweet and wheat, and a touch of herb, one is left with a moderate sweet hefe taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is medium to slightly lighter with a carbonation level that is medium. For the style and the slightly sweeter flavor the feel is decent and makes it a rather easy sipping brew.
Overall – An OK hefe. Nothing to go out of your way for though.
Oct 30, 2021
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

3.66/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz can poured into a goblet

A- pours a hazy golden orange color with a one finger foamy white head that has shirt retention

S- toasted wheat, sulphur, banana, bubble gum

T- big banana, bubble gum and clove notes up front. Mid-palate gives some toasted wheat with more banana. The finish gives some fruity yeast with a linger of wheat and clove

M- medium body with medium carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish
Oct 03, 2021
Rated: 3.57 by simonrgilbert57 from California

Jul 14, 2021
Rated: 3.54 by sirspins from Florida

Jun 18, 2021
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