Heavy Seas - Gold Ale
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Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
Blonde Ale - American
Ranked #328
Ranked #28,323
3.41 | pDev: 13.78%
Dec 03, 2020
May 03, 2010
Heavy Seas - Gold AleHeavy Seas - Gold Ale
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3.07 by cauchysequence from Maryland on Dec 03, 2020
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3.51/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

Gold Ale pours a gold color, with a small, barley lacing head. Aroma is weak, hints of sweeter grain. Flavor is light, weak, sweet, grainy notes, pleasurable. Good body and feel on this one. Overall, nice flavors, very light, but still enjoyable.

Sep 19, 2020
3.62 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio on Aug 01, 2020
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3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Chickenhawk9932 from Pennsylvania

Pours a nice gold with a white with a little retention.

Citrus and flowery hops, backed by fresh grain and grass.

Hops up front follow the nose bitter citrus and floral notes flow into a grainy malt backbone ending with grass notes.

Jul 13, 2020
3.17 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Jul 06, 2020
3 by prisdefer from New York on Jun 28, 2020
3.49 by cgrunin from Texas on Jun 25, 2020
3 by T66tah from Pennsylvania on Jun 25, 2020
3.74 by Ernald_Elbertson from Delaware on May 27, 2020
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3.84/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by REVZEB from Illinois

Had on tap. Classic golden body with a white head. The nose really doesn't give you much: grains, slight lemon, and blonde malt. The taste is still monotone, but the depth is actually underrated in my opinion, good grains, malts, some black pepper, some yeast, and earthiness with a dash of lemon zest and herbs. Actually enjoyed a good bit, feel though smacks of macro lager but then warms and thickens with grains well. Really not that bad

Jul 06, 2019
3.4 by JohnDon from Texas on Oct 11, 2018
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3.26/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

Look - pretty clear light golden color with a good film on top
Smell - very slight grain scent
Taste - very grainy and floral
Feel - medium body and carbonation
Overall - ok

Oct 03, 2018
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3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by StonedTrippin from Colorado

i agree with another recent reviewer that this is drinkable but bland, i think thats really well said, and a pretty downright dialed in descriptor of this beer, which drinks just fine, is a league better than any sort of cheap adjunct lager, but isnt interesting enough to warrant much thought, and probably wont be one i look to pick up again, kind of just a beer, a little heavy even for the style, with a somewhat sturdier malt base than i was anticipating, but it somehow doesnt really transfer to the flavor, its just a feel thing, and i miss what i think it should provide here. there are some light floral and even vegetal noble tasting hops to this, which i think is a nice way for it to finish, but even those are quite mild. for its shortcomings in taste though, the feel is nice, even being a little heavier, its super refreshing when its ice cold, i like the first half of the bottle a lot better than the second. carbonation is nice and high, and it finishes on the dry side. a good nightcap sort of beer, nice with cheese and crackers and such, but i prefer many of the other heavy seas beers to this one...

Jul 29, 2018
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3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by AaronB77 from Maryland

Drinkable but bland; clear but not effervescent. Slightest bitter aftertaste with a tiny touch of sweetness. Probably about par for its genre - this is a drinkable beer and a solid choice for an afternoon kicking back on a pontoon, but nothing to write home about.

Apr 25, 2018
3.81 by tjacobs610 from Ohio on Feb 06, 2018
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3.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by IchLiebeBier from Virginia

A - Hazy straw yellow body with small white head that dissipates quickly.
S - Very faint aroma of malt and maybe some citrus; not impressed
T - not great, but better than I expected. Pretty well balanced and not too citrusy. I'd drink it again.
F - Pretty smooth; not too thin; slightly fizzy, but not overly so
O - Not half bad; I'd buy again for a camping trip or after a day fishing

Dec 27, 2017
2.71 by nick_perry from North Carolina on Nov 25, 2017
3.5 by paulish from New York on Sep 03, 2017
2.42 by kevintaraross from Maryland on Jul 23, 2017
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3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by DrMullet from Florida

Pours a clear light golden.
Smell is faint. A little sweet malt and some floral notes.
Taste is very balanced. A bit of citrus. Slight sweetness.
Solid but not outstanding.

Jan 15, 2017
3.36 by ppavlick from New Jersey on Jan 08, 2017
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2.81/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3
by q33jeff from New Jersey

Bottle at basement bar; Admiral Fell Inn. Cannot see since it is simply being drank on bottle. Feel smooth, taste is mellow. Not bad. Better than I expected."

Dec 19, 2016
3.5 by avisong from Virginia on Oct 19, 2016
3.68 by jpro from Colorado on Sep 16, 2016
3.54 by cdman56 from Pennsylvania on Aug 19, 2016
3.23 by hophugger from Virginia on Jun 13, 2016
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3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by zotzot from Vermont

Actually better than the pils
But that isn't saying much

May 30, 2016
3.18 by Donkster46 from Washington on May 29, 2016
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3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by scotorum from Massachusetts


Another in the new beer club shipment. We get Heavy Seas in my state but I have not had this one yet.

Best by Sept. 28 2016. This could be almost two months old already.

a: Clear yellow gold with a ring of foam which soon disappeared. No lacing.

s: Bare hint of bready malt.

t; Balanced! No particularly outstanding tastes but bready malt and light hops.

m: Light side of medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: Highly drinkable beer drinkers' beer, brew gold in that there is none of the adjunct sweetness, just some quality, very easy drinking brew.

May 25, 2016
3.5 by ajdemma from New York on Feb 27, 2016
3.95 by RBorsato from Virginia on Jan 08, 2016
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4.08/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by hophead723 from California

Look: Slightly hazed pale gold amber. I failed to pour vigorously enough to coax out a good head but the little head that was there was white and fragrant.

Smell: Subtle and mildly sweet aroma of barley and honey.

Taste: Very well executed balance of nuanced honey like flavors and a touch of grassy hops. There are some good orchard fruit notes as well that are reminiscent of Pacific Rose apples.

Feel: Medium body and slightly dry but overall well rounded.

Overall: Very good and drinkable. Clean and balanced, definitely a well brewed beer.

Jan 02, 2016
3 by ConradKenney from Maryland on Dec 24, 2015
3.5 by petewheeler from Maryland on Nov 21, 2015
3.57 by FrancisM12 from New Jersey on Nov 08, 2015
3.71 by bluehende from Delaware on Nov 07, 2015
3.44 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on Nov 01, 2015
3 by oline73 from Maryland on Oct 28, 2015
3.85 by Trbtodd from Virginia on Oct 20, 2015
3.4 by Leiermann from Pennsylvania on Oct 16, 2015
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