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Apocalypse Ale Works Golden Censer

Apocalypse Ale Works Golden Censer
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We use Spanish orange peels and Canadian honey malts, resulting in an easy to drink brew with a lot of flavor!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (1681) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Found old notes on this from some tasting in the past year. Honey color with cream head and decent lacing. Smells of wheat and whiskey. Wheaty flavor. Not crisp at all.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5516) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Can from Whole Foods Arlington. Nose of hops, citrus and spices. Taste is similar of hops and fruits and orange. Nice citrus notes across the finish. Sparky. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (5054) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Can. Pours slightly hazy amber with a thick and frothy but effervescent white head. Aroma delivers fruity, wheaty and yeasty tones plus a hint of honey. Flavor adds some sweet orange to the medley, as well as a snippet of woody hops. Body is fairly firm, fizz is decent. Get censered!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (7354) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Not bad but not huge on aroma. Amber pour with ok head and lacing. Light crisp finish. Some barley. Tap at Sehkraft.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (5732) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Slightly hazy golden yellow with off-whtie head. Aromas of light banana, herbs, wheat. Tastes of banana, herbs, light spice, light wheat. Light body with a dry finish. Plain.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2010) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Can, Wine Warehouse. Nice honey-wheat flavor, bread. Kinda average and I like it less the longer I drink it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (3085) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Aroma is nice wheat, medium body, medium/low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is nice malty and honey.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1302) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. Aroma- A nice blend of wheat, citrus and spices Appearance- Pours a very nice amber color has a lot of carbonation. Pours a large white head. Taste- Great flavor! Honey, wheat and malt. More than i expected Palate- A medium bodied beer with heavy carbonation. Overall- My first beer from Apocalypse, it was a really good beer. Looking forward to their other products.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DCLawyer (2591) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Can->weizen. Bright copper with bare white head. A: citrus, honey, biscuit. Taste is bland, with notes of citrus rind and grass. Not a fan.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JDBaker11058 (1908) - Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2015
There appears to be some very shady attempted ratings of this beer, and I’m going to point the finger at the brewery or associates thereof. Two users gave it marks of 4.9 and 4.7; the giver of the 4.9 has rated ONLY this beer, and the giver of the 4.7 rated ONLY this and two other beers from the same brewery, and rated those a 4.8 and a 5 respectively. I’m not going to spout some crap about ’the integrity of ratebeer’ or something similar, because no one should take craft beer too seriously. However, such a blatant attempt to skew ratings should be snickered at, and smacks of an unbecoming desperation. On to the rating... Appearance: mostly clear, a deep gold with a short, fizzy, fading white head. Aroma: honeyed cracker grains, a bit of citrus and a hint of spice. Taste: as the aroma indicates, with a slight herbal and marmalade character. Finish: short, slightly watery, with a little musty honey lingering. Notes: Like a well-done beginner’s homebrew. Flavors were slightly muddled and musty, palate was light but on the watery side as opposed to bright and refreshing. 12 oz can featuring some cool artwork, from Total Wine in Fairfax, Virginia (Pickett Center).


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