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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Belgian-style strong golden. This Belgian inspired ale is pure evil! The result of an easy drinkability despite being nearly 8% in alcohol. Gargamel, cast a spell of delicious deception. 31 IBU.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Eberndt (231) - - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: APR 13, 2014 Pretty smooth considering the higher alcohol. Beautiful color when poured. Iíve had better golden ales but this was pretty good.


2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bkurtz (996) - PERU - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle - Pours a clear yellow with a smallish head. Pineapple, floral and sweet bread aromas. Taste a phenolic. Not so good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2924) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours clear light golden with a small and weak head. Minimal lacing. Modestly attractive aroma features both bready malts and fruity/spicy notes. The flavor follows. Light body and medium-light carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (75) - Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Aroma is almost perfumey, grapes, apples, pears, flowers. Taste similar but with some tart after taste that could be better integrated.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamT (247) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2015
12oz bottle thanks to Mom. Golden hue, normal clarity, no head, no lacing. Light floral and fruit aromas. Light fruit taste (banana) up front with more of a floral finish. Crisp mouth feel, dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZumWohl (4) - - MAY 29, 2015 does not count
A little too fruity in the bouquet and taste, even for a Belgian. High ABV is appreciated, but that is not the reason why I couldnít drink more than 3 of these--itís the too-fruity taste/palate. A good beer, as most DBs are, but not my favorite offering from DB. Zum Wohl!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luvystypotables (1016) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma is a little off putting, kind of foul with hints of malt. Pours a clear golden colour almost flat with no head. Tastes of malt, hints of clove and banana with a bit of a pleasant nutty finish. Light bodied with a weak finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2556) - New York, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pours pale golden with white head. Some sweetness and fruit but fairly inoffensive....

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1185) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours a hazy light yellow golden color with a white head. Aroma is lemony, citrus and spicy yeast. Flavor is a sweet light maltiness with crisp citrus, some biscuity notes. Finishes with floral, herbal hoppiness and yeast spiciness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c_lee_burton (193) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2015
UPDATED: APR 30, 2015 Pours a light golden color. Smells like wheat, sweet candy corn, and lemon. You get some booze up front, then a bready earthy taste. That?s followed by a little citrus and sweetness. I really like this beer, but this batch seems more boozy than before.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
climberbob (266) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Golden not much head. Sweet bready aroma and taste. Some floral notes and hints of Vegemite. Ok but not one to go back to. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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