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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Rise and shine, over-sleepers. Breakfast has come and gone and it’s time to get your brunch on with this stout-inspired golden ale. This hearty brew, with sweet flavors of coffee, vanilla, and chocolate, will awaken your tastebuds and make your late start a great start.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1488) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Really good, like a stack of pancakes. Kinda butter. Thanks tony b. Tasted at Tim’s bottle share.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2111) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
HMOG 2015. At the tail end of a crazy day, this one managed to awanken the palate. Timing and placing perfection for me. Vanille, coffee, cocoa on top of a lively golden brew. Heavy sweet competed nicely with the 30 other brews I had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (11248) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Weekly tasting. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of coffee, vanilla, pancake malt and vanilla. Some chocolate. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (5088) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Orange pour tan head. Mild sweet tones, light malty aromas. Flavors are sweet and malty, nothing over the top.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (1075) - Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Pours orangish copper with a small white ring. Smells strongly like coffee. Taste is Golden Grahams cereal and coffee. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Armadillo Ale Works Brunch Money finishes with a lingering coffee bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2968) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Extra from a recent trade. Was expecting something a little more on the side of the stout equation but this pouts a bit more orange gold color. Very sweet. Lots of vanilla and chocolate. Some roasty malt. Syrupy and molasses. Ok bit a little too much on the sweet stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Only complaint is that it’s a bit too boozy/too much alcohol heat. Otherwise, this is wonderful. Love the flavors. Seems like it should be a porter/stout, but it’s not -- rather, very good flavors, including chocolate, maple, vanilla, and some other things going on. Quite good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2014 Bottle: Thanks, Jason. Light copper body, slightly murky with a white-ish head that fades to a collar quickly. Aroma of caramel, light maple syrup, honey, faint metallic toffee, just a hint of cocoa dust, some toasted crackers, & faint yeast. Taste has more vanilla & tastes like some sort of wafer cookie. Lightly sweep marscarpone & whipped cream sweetness with hints of maple, brown sugar, toffee, Werther’s candy, butterscotch, vanilla bean, & very faint coffee grounds. Lots of stuff going on, a dry bread & yeast finish. A very unique beer here. Lots to wrap your head around, but pretty tasty when all is said & done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5820) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Courtesy of Jason R

Bottle: The aroma consists of chocolate, light maple syrup, vanilla, and a hint of nuts. It pours a transparent copper with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with chocolate and caramel. He finish has light-moderate vanilla with a touch of nuts. It’s medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3975) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to errl. A brunch golden ale? Interesting...poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a clear copper to burnt orange with a velvety head of beige foam. Pretty good retention. The aroma is definitely roasty and I get biscuit and syrup and honey. The taste delivers on the coffee while still delivering on the syrup aspects and bready notes that could be taken for pancakes. Thicker mouthfeel, a lot like I would expect in a stout. Moderate carbonation.

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