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:
151
Reviews:
71
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
16.19%
 
 
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2
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Ratings: 151 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of clarknova
3.24/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TopherBreski
3.28/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tons of carbonation. Very good gold color. Excellent wheat smell with slight citrus notes. Taste is above average for German beer. Very wheaty and sort of dry.

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Photo of DegenErik
3.16/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of irrevjim
4.12/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

pours a pale transparent golden, nice 1" head that dissipates in a minute or so, leaving a straight line of lacing at the top and light lacing down the side of the pilsner glass, all the way to the bottom.
smell, sweet honey biscuit malt, perfect for the style
taste, malt, honey,butter cookie, gentle hops
feels smooth, mild carbonation, lighter body than some munich golds but not too light.
what's outstanding about this is how perfectly balanced and consistent it is from start to finish. If you like this style (and I do) this is a well executed example. Maybe helped by the heavy duty 11.2 oz bottle

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Photo of Myotus
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle (best by date 11Aug15) into a pilsner glass. Pours with a finger and half's worth of white foam that dissipates to a quarter's worth within two minutes (another beer with a beautiful dissipation rate). Plenty of bubbles supporting that last of the foam head. Barely any lacing. Gold in color. Has strong biscuity malt aromas (absolutely love them) that combine well with mild and sweet pilsner malt aromas and a hint of bitter hops. Initial taste is of mild boiled cabbage flavors that thankfully get immediately overpowered by mild biscuity malt and pilsner malt flavors. Biscuity malt flavors persist as pilsner malt flavors transform rather quickly into white rice malty goodness. All the while, a hint of hop bitterness manages to sneak in towards the end. Medium bodied, smooth, subtle carbonation, with an incredibly crisp, but dry finish. This is the first dortmunder I have tried and if this is considered good, I can't wait to try others.

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Photo of Foley67
3.86/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PEIhop
3.42/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Adam-beerismyfriend
3.17/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very golden appearance with little head and medium carbonation. sharp/crisp aroma of barley, flavour is on par with that. Little flavourless for my liking but I sure could drink a bunch on a nice hot day.

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Photo of nelsonsaigon
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

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Photo of JackieKu
3.62/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RickyS
3.02/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Csikic93
3.57/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Golden color, malty and delicious

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Photo of djura
3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A - Golden color, micro head with low carbonation.
S - Nice aroma of sweet malt. Fresh grains, honey.
T/M - Average lager, nothing special, low carbonation and bitterness.

O - Pass.

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

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

330ml swing-top bottle

Look: As its name would suggest, a pale gold pour with a fairly thick, bubbly head. Not much in the way of lacing.

Smell: Quite a rich smell with a definite malt hit. Gets a bit resinous with a slight metallic tang once it has warmed up a bit. Still, quite a sharp and 'clean' smell and not at all unpleasant.

Taste: Follows the smell quite closely - fairly malty with resinous hints and that slight metallic hint. Again, nothing particularly earth-shattering but since this is primarily an export lager there was never going to be an excessively complex flavour profile anyway.

Feel: Medium body (moreso than its appearance would suggest) with a fairly dry finish with a hint of sweetness.

Overall: Pretty solid - this is my first encounter with Flensburger and whilst it's unlikely to win any prizes for depth or complexity the fact remains that it's a good, crisp-tasting lager.

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Photo of thewilliamhart
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of olradetbalder
2/5  rDev -43.2%

Photo of lelepat
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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

Flensburger Gold has a thin, white head, a mostly clear, bubbly, golden appearance, and some minor lacing left behind. You can, upon close inspection, see some fine white specs roiling about the beer, so it is not super filtered. Aroma is of rich, pungent, sweet & sour barley malt and a slight grass. Taste is of the same thing, with a noticeable biscuit note, across the sip. Mouthfeel is medium, and Flensburger Gold finishes crisp and refreshing. No complaints, here. RJT

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Photo of mwitikana
4.93/5  rDev +40.1%

Photo of fr0wn3r
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Big_Dave
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Flensburger Gold from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
3.52 out of 5 based on 151 ratings.
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