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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Named after its golden color and effervescence, the complex yet smooth tast of Golden Chaos lives up to its name! Golden Chaos is a Belgian style golden ale made from fresh imported German and English hops, brewed using the finest American rock candy, giving this fine ale a fruity aroma taste that leads to a surprisingly dry finish. The subtle notes of plum, apricot, and pear achieve a perfect balance of fruitiness, spiciness, and hoppiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SmashAsh (14) - California, USA - AUG 1, 2011
Nice yeasty flavor with a slightly hazy golden color. I decent belgian style ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3571) - California, USA - JUL 29, 2011
29 July 2011, tap at brewery. dark yellow, faintly hazy, no bubbles. nose is rich malt, alcohol, yeast and lightly lemony. med body and moderately fizzy. candy sugar, belgian gold alcohol. actually a really good belgian gold!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 21, 2011
Rich golden pour, with a nice white head. Aroma is strong on the stone fruit, honey, wheat thins, yeasty esthers. Flavor is sweet, lots of peaches in syrup, yeast, and crackers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
headheldhigh (100) - Walnut, California, USA - APR 17, 2011
On tap at the source. Pours out a hazy orange yellow with a fast disappearing head. Smells of bubble gum yeasts bananas and pears. Tastes a little sweet with hints of spices. Different form most all other Belgium strong ales. A decent brew and I certainly like to support my local brewers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (1367) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAR 6, 2011
ours a golden yellow color with aroma of hops, fruit and spice. Taste of dry sweet fruit that leads to a dry finish. A smooth golden ale that packs a punch with its 8.5 % alcohol content. Even though it contains a high alcohol content, its a very smooth, subtle tasting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DarkElf (3050) - La Jolla, California, USA - JAN 19, 2011
11-Jan-10 (750-ml corked and caged bottle: Purchased 30-Dec-09 for $7.99 at the Pizza Port Bottle Shop in Carlsbad, CA) While the beer style may dictate a fancy, cork and cage bottle, I’m not sure the beer inside is worthy. Malty and sweet in flavor, there’s a fairly prominent note of breadiness running throughout that grows tiring very quickly. It has a very fruity core, with ripe banana, apple, tangerine and fresh apricot, plus bubble gum and spices as well. The complex and enticing aroma is malty, biscuity, and sweet, with clove, cinnamon, cardamom, ripe tropical and stone fruits, raisin and pear. Medium-full bodied into the finish, sweet yet somewhat dry and dusty, and highly carbonated and expansive in the mouth. Not an attractive beer in the glass, it pours a cloudy, orange color, and the large-bubbled head dissipates immediately during the pour. A decent beer, but the overall impression isn’t all that noteworthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2010
Bottle from my friend Robert. Golden as indicated with a small head. Nose is spicy belgian yeast, malts, cereal. Taste is spicy yeast, malts, breads, cereal, light phenols, some banana, clove, and other various fruits. Palate is light and spritzy on the tounge. Very nice Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (15390) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle at the Funky 6. Pours a lightly cloudy orange with a small, off-white head. Belgian sugar aroma with some apple and spice. Sweet flavor with plenty of caramel, spices and some nice hoppiness. Medium to full in body with average carbonation and definite warmth. Finishes with lingering fruits and coriander. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5080) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2010
750 ml bottle. Depending on where you are at in the bottle, it’s a clear gold, to hazy golden brown, white head. Banana sweetness, light apple and citrus in the background, yeast, and light bread. The body is rather heavy, but the carbonation is sharp, which gave off an interesting effect, which I didn’t really like. It’s OK, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6463) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 11, 2010
Clear yellow color/ white head. Spicy hop, candi sugar, pils malt aromas. Sweet candi sugar flavors with pale malts, dry spicy hops to finish. light frothy mouthfeel. good

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