I've been a beer lover for as long as I can remember. I have little formal training (I have taken a beer appreciation course), and I do not possess a "sophisticated palate". I simply know what I like and why. My tastes range from lagers to porters and everything in between. This blog is a collection of reviews, as well as a platform for my thoughts on all things beer. Cheers!
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Harvest Gold Pale Ale
Harvest Gold Pale Ale is built by the good people at the Barley Days Brewery in Picton, Ontario. It comes in 341mL bottles emblazoned with an oil painting of a team of horses hauling a plow. HGPA clocks in at 4.8% alcohol. It pours a faintly cloudy brass colour, is fairly carbonated, an is topped by a cloud of white head.
Harvest Gold has an interesting aroma that blends hops, toffee warmth, and a bit of nuttiness. Just a hint of sweetness is nearly totally engulfed in hop bitterness and a dose of nuttiness. Despite the low alcohol content, there is lots of flavour, making this a genuinely sessionable pale ale. However, I wouldn't complain of it was a touch more potent.