Heavy Seas - Gold Ale | Heavy Seas Beer

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by cdbooth219 on 05-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,887
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
350
pDev:
14.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
50
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Ratings: 350 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.06/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a medium golden color with a one finger white head. The head fades very fast to leave a very light level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is light and is of a bready smell mixed with a light caramel smell.

Taste – The taste begins of a malty breadiness mixed with a light caramel flavor. As the flavor advances some lighter earthy and herbal hops and a corn sweetness come to the tongue. These flavors mix with the bread and caramel to take the taste to its end.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather light with a higher level of carbonation. It makes it rather drinkable and is good for the style.

Overall – OK, but nothing special here.

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Photo of Mikegsparks
4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of JakeDebus
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of stakem
2.84/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle pours a clear yellow to copper color with a tan film across the top. Spotty lace sticks to the glass as the cap fades. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain a thin film.

The aroma is quite muted to the point where hardly some caramel grain sweetness is noticed. As it warms up, there is a faint buttery note. I dont pick up on any yeast, hop or alcohol elements at all.

The taste includes a mild bready grain flavor with a hint of fruity to citris hops. While it is very mild in flavor i am actually surprised to taste something other than the straight caramel grain that was the sole charcteristic of the aroma.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest level of carbonation. It is crisp and easy drinking but really a mild brew even for the style. I would be hard pressed to find any real reason to return to this brew.

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Photo of BTFU
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed while at the brewery. Review from notes.

A: thin head on a clear bright golden with slight copper hue body.

S: breads, gingerbread, light orange citrus and lightly toasted caramel malts.

T: toasted caramel malts with a touch of spicy and herbal hops mostly in the finish.

M: medium body and moderate to high carbontion.

Overall: Drinkable like so many beers from this brewery however just not that imaginative and obviously made for the masses.

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Photo of Liz8646
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of jonphilipp
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of TheCzig
2/5  rDev -41.3%

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of NumberNone
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of larbush
2.25/5  rDev -34%

Photo of OriolesFan1008
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of random846
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Kaisermatt
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of tfitzg2
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Dray
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of XenonX
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of mendvicdog
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of chuckdye
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of sparrowed
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of ckollias
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed 12 oz bottle out of a pint glass at Stoney River Steak House in Annapolis, MD.

A: Pours a clear golden hue with a thin 1-finger white head that quickly dissipates into a non-existent lace.

S: Not a huge nose here – mild grains and hops with some hints of lemon and pine.

T: Slightly bitter flavor with hints of citrus grains and hops.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent golden ale – not my favorite beer from Clipper city – but it went down smooth and was easily drinkable.

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Photo of JxExM
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of donquixote
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Heavy Seas - Gold Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 350 ratings
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