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Don't let the golden color fool you - this isn't your father's lite beer! Brewed with imported German malts and US-grown hops, this beer is a full-flavored introduction to craft-brewed beer. We add the hops late in the boil, allowing you to enjoy the flavor and aroma of the hops without an aggressive bitterness. Sensory Profile: Aromas of orange, spice, and green grass. Clean malt-dominated flavor, with a subdued bitterness playing in the background of the aromas of this beer. Food Pairing: A great match with fish and chicken, both sautéed and grilled, especially with citrus and herbs preparations. Shellfish steamed in Liquid Gold is a match made in beer heaven.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (1981) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Mildly Hazy Golden Straw/Mildly Amber Hue, Passes Lots of Light, Minimal White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing S: Mild Malts, Mild Belgian Sugar T: Mild Malts, Mild Belgian Sugar, Mild Lemons M: Mediocre Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Watery Overall, I hope I just got a badly tapped keg but mine was very underwelming and poorly carbonated. I will try again...just somewhere else.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (686) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Clear gold pour big white head. Aroma is wheaty buttery yeasty. Taste is sweet slight black pepper too sweet. sticky on the palate. decent, overrated.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElGaucho (2191) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Flaco242. Excellent Belgian aroma. Hazy light gold body. Thin white head. Belgian flavor complexity is so rich that in a blind tasting it would be tough to tell that it’s not actually from Belgium.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TwoSipDip (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle @ Steve’s house, courtesy of BlackIPA. Pours a milky yellow appearance with a white head. Spicy herbal, peppery, lemon, light apple, quite spicy aroma. A bit tangy, lemon, wheat, light banana flavor. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6070) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, thanks Aaron! Hazy yellow pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of lots of white fruit, slight coriander, earth, hints of grass. Taste is a mix of white fruit, hints of oak, spice, lots of coriander, pear, white grape, finishing fairly sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2454) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, caramel malts, and floral hops. A nice spicy flavor with the sweet malts and good amount of hops. Average texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2259) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
Pours clear golden yellow with a moderate white foam. Aroma is yeast and spice with bready malts. Taste is big dry yeast with slight spice and grain.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 8, 2013
My buddy Nathan has recommended this to me more than once, but I simply hadn’t come across it in my visits to NYC until now. A good recommendation it turned out to be. My pour didn’t look too amazing (a slightly hazy light, bright gold with a tiny head), but the nose showed lemongrass, orange, tangerine, hay, and some well-integrated spices. Bright is the word that most quickly came to mind. Taste is zingy, with a crisp hop bitterness. Unique--like a great tripel without the alcohol. I want to wake up on a crisp, clear sunny fall day and start drinking this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (1931) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle. Tastes sweet, cool, crisp, fruity like cider. Then leaves a malty aftertaste. Low/medium body and carbonation. Smells like fermentation and cider.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3362) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with creamy off-white head. Aroma is cereal and biscuit malts, light spices, Belgian yeast, floral hops, and light fruit. Flavor is bready malts forward supported by Belgian yeast notes, light spice, and fresh flowers; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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