Goldencold Lager | Susquehanna Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Susquehanna Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
sbcbeer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by undeadozzy on 06-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
112
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
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Photo of KTCamm
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

4/26...bright but light gold. White bubbly foam on top. Small straw and hay nose. Subtle citrus. Rich malty lager flavor, some sweetness. Light, easy, good flavor profile. Simple and subtle.

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Photo of rydev24
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of micropale
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBrewo
3.45/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew was served on tap, into a Susquehanna Brewing Company pint glass, at the Holiday Inn’s Bistro in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. It showed a metallic yellow sheen, holding a two finger head of high and tight white foam. This left sheeted, slotted lacing to cover virtually the entire glass, following a medium retention. No haze or sediment was noted, while carbonation appeared to be active. The aroma gave notes of cooled skim milk, lemon skin, seed, and juice, powdery ale yeast, Styrofoam, unsalted cashew butter, cheap adjuncty pale malts, cereal grain, fermented and browned apple sugars, cardboard, white rice, raw popcorn kernels, soured white flour mash, tamari, clay, and anciently aged tobacco. Through the taste, we experienced wet cereal grain, raw eggplant and white onion, unsweetened Rice Krispie treats, wheaty dog food grit, burnt table pretzels, caramel corn, pork fat, lemon and lime rind, pale malt dust, hearty tinny yeastiness, light vodka booziness, cork, denim, and commercial white grape juice sugars. The body was on the lighter side of medium, with quickly fizzling higher carbonation to match. Slurp and smack off the lip were wet, thinned, and generally detracted from the experience, while cream or froth were essentially absent. The mouth was left cooled, prickled, zested, and thinly coated otherwise, but this quickly bled away into a chalky dryness. The abv was easy, and drinkability was only okay, despite the lightness.

Overall, it was clear that this was Susquehanna’s “BMC”, “for-the-masses” beverage. For the style, however, it drank much more thickly than most, and was, generally, more robust in flavoring. A robust flavor does not a better beer make. In this case, it actually makes it a bit harder to stomach, as the corn and metallic adjuncty bulkiness tend to overwhelm the drinker. This is not a phenomenal beer by any stretch of the word, but I think we can safely say that we would prefer it over the Miller Lite that is tapped right next to it, any day.

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Photo of philc4
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BFCarr
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of rdub
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dsnyder61
2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

Photo of loudidonato
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of ChrisR123
3.2/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of newbeeraday
1.25/5  rDev -65.3%

Photo of Stofko1992
3.2/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of VikeMan
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

Photo of Twal
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Oberson58
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

This shit is good. It tastes like Pennsylvania

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Photo of RSNeely89
2.12/5  rDev -41.1%

Photo of JSaulWelter
5/5  rDev +38.9%

Very solid full bodied lager

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Photo of Navysqurl
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of thgreatrandini
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of hozersr
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of mnoel219
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of dogma33
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of bhudish
2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of Stermax
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Goldencold Lager from Susquehanna Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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