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Dragonmead Guineveres Golden Belgian Ale

Dragonmead Guineveres Golden Belgian Ale
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Like its namesake this beer is a golden color and flavored with coriander and bitter orange. This 50% wheat beer uses only the finest Belgian grains and Saaz hops to create a Belgian Pale Ale that must be experienced by all serious beer connoisseurs.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petkus331 (243) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2014
An aroma of cinnamon, pear, honey, floral papaya, and some cantaloupe. A clear gold, thin white head and nearly no lace. A flavor of sweet belgian banana yeast and malt. Overall, decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (385) - Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2014 Love this beer. Belgian yeast, banana notes, all balanced well with subtle hops. Nuances change in each batch. Look for cinnamon, papaya, banana, floral hops, etc.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MereLikesBeer (195) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2009
I had this on tap at the brewery. It poured a golden yellow color with a white head. Aroma was quite bready, a bit spicy, and mild fruits. It was sort of sweet and was yeasty. It had a great mouthfeel, not thick, but still sort of heavy. I like it overall, but would want to try something a bit stronger perhaps.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 10, 2009
tap at Dragonmead. Deep golden pour. Dry Belgian yeastiness. Medium bitterness in finish. poor manís Popperings. Some fruitiness. Hoppy stick of juicy fruit

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11440) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 8, 2007
(growler, thanks hopdog) Crystal clear golden body with white head. Aroma is medium sweet, Belgian yeast/spice, some bread, fruit. Taste is medium sweet, Belgian yeast/spice, some orange. Light-medium body. Nice session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8848) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2007
Growler filled 3 days prior. Poured a medium to deeper golden color with a small sized white head. Aromas of spices, ligthly fruity, citrus and yeast. Tastes of citrus, lemons, spices, lightly fruity, and yeast. With the low Alcohol content (the full body and mouthful didnít give this away!), this would make a decent session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4459) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Pours a translucent golden with a very small bubbly white head. Aroma of honey, mixed citrus, tea, malty sweet grains and some yeast. Flavor of honey, malty sweet grains, some Belgian yeast and light spicing.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Pours a hazy golden color, with a thin cap of white foam. Scant lacing. Yeasty fruity spicy aroma is nice indeed. To me this beer is somewhere between a hefe and a Belgian, but leaning more heavily towards the Belgian. Soft bready wheat and banana flavors up front, finishes a bit dry with coriander and a delicate floral hops. Body on the light side, very softly carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8520) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2006
On tap at the brewery. Gold colour, good yeast aroma and taste. Appropriate carbonation. Saaz hop understated. Most drinkable, good medium mouthfeel,malted down with the corriander and orange peel. Sweet

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3898) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 1, 2006
I rate beers here in spurts. When I have the desire. When Iím not too bored by the other ratings and their super want to be like wine tasters ratings. So hereís the deal: A nice Belgian style from Detroit-Metroís best.


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