Gold Spike Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

Gold Spike AleGold Spike Ale
160 Ratings
Gold Spike AleGold Spike Ale

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UnionMade on 06-27-2003

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Photo of tronester
3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden, with a thin white head. Aromas of light grassiness. Taste begins with a lemon flavor, then some raw grain, then an earthy, grassy finish. The aftertaste is a bit tart. Decent mouthfeel. The carbonation is a bit low. Overall a nice beer.

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of vonnegut21
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of scmoore81
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of rab53
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Celtics76
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of JMD
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of bdoggboston
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of hopley
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of TeeJay
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Ecxeeder616
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of zprzysie
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of shigg85
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of joefalafel
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of BigCheese
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of raft_guide
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JustinAniello
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours straw colored with a one and a half fingered head. Lots of bubbles stick to the sides of the glass. Quickly dissipates to minimal lacing.

S - Dark caramel and malt. Very sweet smelling.

T - Light and sweet, some fruity esters, possibly banana. Very mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

B - Very light body and carbonation, almost a bit watery.

O - A bit of a letdown, definitely needs more depth in both the aroma and flavor profile, along with a slightly fuller body to prevent it from feeling like a light beer. Would probably not get again.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of bum732
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

S: Floral and spicy hops, clean pils malt

L: Hazy golden yellow, white dense head that dissipates quickly.

T: Fairly clean malt with some herbal undertones. Medium low spicy bitterness leads to a clean maltiness, light. Finishes slightly spicy with a prominent cereal note. Quite dry in the finish, some fruitiness as it warms.

M: Medium low body, medium carbonation.

Not bad, not one of BBC's best efforts.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Rook162
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Gold Spike Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 160 ratings
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