Alamo Golden Ale | Alamo Beer Co.

Alamo Golden AleAlamo Golden Ale
BA SCORE
19.6%
Liked This Beer
3.31 w/ 214 ratings
Alamo Golden AleAlamo Golden Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alamo Beer Co.
Texas, United States
alamobeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,091
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
214
Liked:
42
Avg:
3.31/5
pDev:
16.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
54
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 214 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of Dave_Treat
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of MrHungryMonkey
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Light malt sweetness accompanied with a quaint little bitterness.

Pale straw, good clarity, little head.

Toasty, dry malt gives the impression of fermented corn. A little sweetness rounds out the dryness. A hint of hops comes and goes. Minimal bitterness. Good carbonation, a bit thin though.

What a fun idea - I love the Alamo. But is this the best we can drink to drink to the Alamo? Refreshing and light? Yes. Tasty? No, not really. I assume this brew is targeted to more-of-your-average-beer-drinker-crowd-type persons, but why can’t it taste better? It is just shy of good.

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Photo of Marvicsin
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ckeegan04
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Patrickt22
2.78/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of weissbierdrinker
2.83/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a golden straw color with a white one finger head, despite my aggresive pour, and leaves some lacing around the glass.

Smell is sweet and mildly hoppy with some hints of clove.

Taste starts a little musky with some notes of clove, but it's watery there is also a little sweetness to it, the finish is dry.

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Photo of champ103
2.85/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I think Real Ale might contract brew this, or has in the past anyway. On tap at the Faust Hotel in New Braunfels.

A: Pours a clear golden/yellow color. A one finger white head forms, but recedes to a ring. A small film of lace is left.
S: Grainy, slightly metallic, bread, light sweetness.
T: Follows the nose and pretty neutral. Grains, bread, metal, some lingering sweetness. Like a week Rio Blanco.
M/D: A light and thin mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation, fairly clean, but way to thin. Not hard to drink, but there are usually much better options.

Very average at best. I think that is pretty much the point of this beer though. Even so, not a lot going on to keep me interested.

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Photo of elNopalero
2.85/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This is a golden colored ale with thin to no foam. It has an extremely light , honeyed aroma. Very effervescent—force carbonated? Dare I say, fizzy even. It has a clean finish with some light malt lingering around. Not a whole lot going on here and what is going on is dialed down to a whisper.

This is—although it pains me to say it—an utterly forgettable golden ale. (Why does it pain me? Because it’s a local microbrew and I wanna give some love to the home team.) It is not the same recipe as Real Ale’s Firehouse 4, although until they open their own facilities it’s contract brewed in Blanco.

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Photo of Vancer
2.86/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to my daughter for bringing one back from a business trip to San Antonio.

Poured a hazy golden yellow in the Bitburger pilsner glass, topped with a frothy white head that's laying some lace down.

Not digging the cabbage, corn, and a pop of euro skunk in the aroma. Also seems to come across in the quaff, which finished a bit harshly. The corn adjunct is dominating the overall flavor here.

A good looking beer, didn't match it in the taste.

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Photo of Tmilner
2.93/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kyleelton
2.96/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I don't know what I was expecting from this beer. I suppose I wanted it to be...better.

Anyway, it looked good out of the bottle. Poured into a pint glass the color was golden as advertised with a good head that laced nicely.

Smelled sweetness and some hops. Balanced.

Taste left some to be desired. The malts and hops were well balanced enough but the aftertaste was not terribly pleasant. There was a slight adjunct taste to this beer. Does not compare to other blonde ales I've had, even though it wasn't horrible.

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Photo of Beer-Revelry
2.98/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dface
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jackp_43
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of StephRai
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear copper pour with lots of carbonation and a white one-finger head. Aroma of wheat and straw. Light grainy taste with biscuit and bread flavors standing out. Also has a little bit of light lemon. Finishes dry and crisp.

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Photo of montydesi
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of wisegreensoul
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of cdwil
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of TheBigBoy
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of thereal_adam
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Canti4341
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of TastyIsBeer
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Alamo Golden Ale from Alamo Beer Co.
Beer rating: 19.6% out of 100 with 214 ratings
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