Flensburger Gold | Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
Germany
flens.de

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by maxpower on 01-21-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
152
Reviews:
71
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
16.19%
 
 
Wants:
2
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Ratings: 152 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of jbehlar
4.08/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.09/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OlaB
3.77/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours a clear golden color, gives a small top of head that disolves rapidly. some lacings on the sides of the glass.

S: Sweet malts,biscuits grass,grains, floral hops, and some slight honey notes.

T&F: Follows the aroma quite closely, grains, grass and floral hops, with sweet malts in the background, good lenght in the finish and aftertaste. Mouthfeel is smooth and refreshing. medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: I was enjoying this one, simple but smooth and enjoyable. As the other styles from this brewery i tasted, this one did not disapoint either.

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Photo of PaulTheScot
1.91/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Smells of old man pub. Tastes meh. No carbonation. Perfectly pleasant, adequate at best. I wouldn't turn it down, but won't buy it again and will have forgotten it in the minutes time

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Photo of Darthmaul
4.1/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Frankgabriel2383
4.72/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AdiRave
3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcbogantes
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of corywalston
2.58/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DefenCorps
4.17/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thank you, Praveen, Sigita.

Pouring a clear gold with a dense, off-white head that falls off to a ring rapidly, this looks great. The nose is soft, doughy, mildly honeyed, with a firming hop character (mint, earth, lemon), a delicate fullness (honey, biscuit, bread). Delicious and layered. The palate opens soft, mildly bitter and with a nice blend of hop flavors to complement the bitterness with the lemon and earth pairing nicely with the firm, mildly hay-like bitterness. This is followed by a delicate honeyed malt character, super flavorful and layered, lending a medium body to this beer. Long, soft, silky smooth finish with an appropriately prickly carbonation, this beer is pretty excellent. Very highly recommended.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.84/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a two finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of grainy biscuit malt, grassy, lightly floral hops, light apple juice, hint of lemon. Flavor follows with grain, biscuit malt, grassy hops, light fruit juice; flavor tapers off a bit, but then finishes with pleasant grain and lingering grassy hops. Medium bodied with a light creaminess. Nothing exciting here and a low key traditional style, but everything comes together to deliver a classic biscuity German lager, not complex, but plenty of flavor. The finish was revealing to me; quite a number of recent standard ABV beers (4-6%) have really had attenuated finishes and I was wondering if it wasn't just that my expectations had become too high. This, while not full flavored, shows that a moderate ABV beer can deliver good flavor throughout in to a satisfying finish. Nice and clean for the style. Came in a sensible brown bottle instead of the clear one shown in the photo here; gratefully appreciated for an import.

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Photo of Tschnab
4.39/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Momon
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jkolls
3.57/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Blueness
2.85/5  rDev -19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NiceTaps
3.69/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz flip top bottle in a Willi Becher glass.

Darkish yellow-gold color with a 1F white head that fades to a fat skim, nice lacing. Clear and bubbly.

Floral and pungent spice hops, sweet biscuit malt.

Grains, dry biscuit, floral hops are pilsner-like. Strong lager flavor.

Not light, full bodied for a lager. Dry and bitter. Clean finish with no aftertaste.

Likeable, drinkable throwback.

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Photo of drmeto
2.69/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

L:
-pours a clear golden with a medium to big,foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-skunked to hell,chalky,lemon,green apples
T:
-lemon,grainy,chalk,spicy,slight honey,pears
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Bad smell,taste was a little better.

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Photo of DrMullet
3.44/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale gold. Aroma is sweet and malty with a hint of apple. Taste is like the smell. Slightly sweet malt with a fruity apple notes. Pretty simple, clean lager.

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Photo of Oleg85
3.67/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zizouandyuki
4.08/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cappzilla
3.3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kiro
3.21/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of biboergosum
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

330ml, swing-top bottle, perhaps the last of this brewery's swath of offerings to make it to Alberta in this format. Aaaah, who am I kidding, the radler is sure to follow at some point, probably right in the middle of a January deep freeze.

This beer pours a clear, pale golden yellow colour, with one zaftig finger of puffy, finely foamy, and mildly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some layered fuzzy caterpillar lace around the glass as it evenly bleeds away.

It smells of bready, doughy, and grainy pale malt, overripe apple and pear flesh, a none too subtle petrol astringency, earthy honey, and plain weedy, leafy, and herbal noble hop bitters. The taste is more grainy and bready pale malt, an apple, lemon, and underripe pear fruitiness, retreating yeasty gasohol esters, and a steady low-key earthy, leafy, and weedy hop bitterness.

The carbonation is fairly robust in its equally fizzy and frothy ministrations, the body a so-so medium weight, and generally smooth, the various interlopers displaying a certain modern-day, understated Teutonic charm. It finishes off-dry, the lingering malt doing well to ignore its fading fellow travelers.

Overall, a simple, if well-wrought version of the style, from a brewery about as far north in Germany as you can get. Easy to drink, especially in the small export format we get it in around here - I'm curious what it would be like to pound this back while looking across the bay at Denmark.

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Photo of tubeman
3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of der_meister
3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Flensburger Gold from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
3.52 out of 5 based on 152 ratings.
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