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Alamo Golden Ale | Alamo Beer Co.

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215 Ratings
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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

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Added by kbub6f on 10-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,993
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
215
pDev:
16.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
54
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 215 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of kevindp9
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of GMB
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Britski
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of canders0927
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Jcohen20
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of duff247
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Sludgeman
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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

Photo of bpackertx
3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.02/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was an ok beer, but not memorable in any way. It would be a good tailgating beer to have with some bbq or nachos, but I wouldn't seek this out again. It's one of those beers I would drink if it's all a place had, but would never buy a bottle again.

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Photo of strohme2
3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mactrail
3.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Attractive in the glass with a decent head on the golden brew. Adequately spritzy and while light bodied, it does have a little malty mouthfeel. More of a Kolsch sensation, with a lemony hint. Nothing much of an aroma. Maybe a touch of crackers for flavor. Faintly sourish, though not unpleasantly so. Not much of any bitterness to describe. I let this warm up quite a bit, and it doesn't help much.

Not much to stir the imagination here. I guess I have to admit this is quite drinkable, but it's no better than the average Blonde. From the 12 oz bottle bought at Texas Wine Cellars in Fredericksburg, TX.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of kylehay2004
3.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of JamesStreet
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jasonjlewis
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent head and fairly good retention. Cloudy yellow color.

I think i smell faint crystal malts and I'm going to guess cascade hops. It's really faint though.

Taste is of simple crystal malts with a very low cascade hop bitterness.

Dry mouthfeel. Not bad though.

A no frills beer. I believe this is brewed by Real Ale Brewing according to the bottle. Contract brewed?

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Photo of YonderWanderer
3.1/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Alamo Ale, of course, being in San Antonio for the first time, I had to try it. I was a bit disappointed, as I thought it could definitely be better. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either. It poured a clear, slightly-darker-than-straw color, with a decent head on it that hung around a little bit. Smell was of light malts and a touch of hops. Flavor followed suit. A decent hit of malts, blended with a light flavor of hops. Produces a clean and crisp flavor and mouthfeel. It's nothing spectacular, but it's a decent ale. It could be improved with only a little work. However, that said, given the Alamo theme, my feeling is that it's more targeted towards the average beer drinker who's visiting Texas and gets pulled in by the novelty of the label. Still, it's worth a try. I could see it being a great hot-summer-day type beer. Better than a macro lager.

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Photo of sfarquhar1
3.13/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

It's just ok but good local beer good for a mix pack

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Alamo Golden Ale from Alamo Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.31 out of 5 with 215 ratings
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