Mojave Gold | Indian Wells Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Indian Wells Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Bohemian Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is our traditional Pilsner. Mojave Gold is made with two-row malted barley, European Saaz hops, pure artesian spring water and our proprietary strain of yeast. We lager this exquisitely refreshing brew to perfection every time. This is a crisp golden beer that appeals to beer drinkers of all types.

Added by Boilermaker88 on 09-03-2003

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Ratings: 44 |  Reviews: 20
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2.67/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.52/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.61/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.12/5  rDev +22.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +37.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -31.4%

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +47.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

Photo of jnezda
2.02/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured into a glass to a rapidly vanishing head if one was even present at the pour. The pale gold/copper color was also not particularly appetizing. I thought the beer had a sour tinge to it when I tried it so wonder if the bottle I tried was not stored properly which in the middle of Death Valley where it was purchased is certainly a possibility. The mouthfeel matched the lacking appearance and taste and the beer came off as watery at best and soured at worst.

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of BretSikkink
2.58/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a golden color with a darker brown-orange tint. Head is short lived and spotty, although it leaves behind a fairly rich lather on the sides. 

Nose seems overly malted, with pale sweetness edging out the element of darker, possibly wheat malts as well. Flavor follows suit, and bears out the sweetness thought by bringing a fairly strong not of cherry cough syrup to the table. 

Body is pretty full, finish is warming, and the bubbling is a hair shy of up to the task. But for the strangely powerful cherry flavor that lasts well into the finish, this could be a drinkable brew, but I'm having trouble getting over that hump. 

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1/5  rDev -60.8%

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3.53/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've found this to be a very nice, enjoyable pale lager, but I do not think that it is properly listed as a Czech pilsner since it does not have those characteristics and I think it is supposed to be a traditional American-style pale lager ("pilsner") rather than a true Czech (or German) pilsner.

I had this on tap at Indian Wells Brewery itself.

This is a nice, solid basic pale lager, very enjoyable, and with some good light character.

Gold, big white head steadily shrinks to foamy ring and some nice lace.

Aroma is nice, full corn, apple, hint of grass. It is simple but very nice and full-bodied.

Taste is light, crisp mineral, grain, grassy, and fruity, with light grassy finish with a hitn of green apple peel, and dryish bitter-sweet balance overall. It has a strong corn-grain aftertaste following the mostly grassy finish.

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

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Mojave Gold from Indian Wells Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.55 out of 5 with 44 ratings