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Stoudt's Gold Lager | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.91/5
Very Good
541 Ratings
Stoudt's Gold LagerStoudt's Gold Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
AKA "McGillin's Genuine Lager"

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,024
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
541
pDev:
13.81%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
60
Trade:
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Ratings: 541 |  Reviews: 259
Photo of epyon396
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of amattocks2
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

6/9/16

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Squire123
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imanidiot777
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dd43
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Yes! I know how to make helles lagers sell better. Start calling them session beers. People seem to think that makes beer taste better. Whatever.

This is a really well made lager. I've not tried anything else by Stoudts but if this is any indication, I need to acquaint myself with their product line. Great looking beer in the glass, reminds me of Weihenstephaner in the color clarity and carbonation level. Yeah that's right I just dropped the big W.

This is a beer you can drink all night easily. Six pack material. Wonderful malt base, substantial despite being a lower ABV pale gold beer. That's my favorite Decepticon feature of a good helles lager. Way more malty than you would think just by looking at it. More than meets the eye.

Grassy overtones, kind of get a hay field vibe from this. Bready somewhat but more cracker crisp than that. I love the mouthfeel, again getting a big W feel here. The finish is superb, I just want another pint on deck so I don't have to wait for my next sip when this glass is empty. There is a subtle creaminess despite how effervescent this beer is. Helles lagers are magic.

Thank you Stoudts, I love this. Please make more

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4.78/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of harryhops
4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of senorbarley
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HawkGP
4.45/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

My first round with this Lager was mediocre. However, after a great night at a German hall with great imported German Helles style lager, I came home a tried it again. I tasted the same great Helles style lager. I realized great care and attention went into making this Lager. Must have on hand. Always.

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Photo of Vestlake
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lambdon
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Osulou92
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gajo74
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a straw color with decent head. Grain like aroma and a bit of hay. Toasted malt taste, fruity like green apples, moderate hops. apple. Very clean finish. Smooth and light. This was an excellent lager.

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3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jwat
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Stoudt's Gold Lager from Stoudts Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 541 ratings
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