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Elysian 12 Beers of Apocalypse #12 - DOOM Golden Treacle Pale



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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
If the world were coming to an end, what beer would you brew? Utilizing artwork by Seattle native Charles Burns from his graphic novel classic, Black Hole, Seattle’s Elysian Brewing and Fratagraphics Books team up to answer the question with The 12 Beers of the Apocalypse. Beer #12: DOOM Golden Treacle Pale is brewed with oats and fermented with golden syrup and raisins. Doom is the End.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 1, 2014
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 Oz Bomber. The beer pours to a deep cloudy golden color with a citrus aroma. The taste was smooth & well balanced. The flavor had more of a IPA than a pale ale to me. Overall a very good ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (4357) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle from Brewdog, Leeds. Lightly hazed, golden colour. Butter tinged, thin, tight, white head. Nice looking beer. Dark sugar sprinkled, ripe tangerine. Dried (although the Missus maintains fresh (like it matters)) apricot. Some lemon sherbet spritz. Taste is an initial sweetness, followed up straight away, by a middle of the mouth, citric, pithy, bitterness. Smooth, slightly gloopy palate. Pithy bitterness on the finish. And the apricot thing... actually, it probably does matter. That’s why we do this?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1557) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle, pours golden, nice nose pineapple and fruit bread with an ever-so-slight funk/sour nose which worked well with the fruit. Big sweet apricot on the finish for me and the more i had of it i could slowly but i could after much searching find the raisin, which is a pity because i wanted more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden with a thin white head. Fruity aroma, passion fruit and grapefruit, golden syrup just about there, but no raisins. Bitter taste, clean finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2233) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Murky floaty golden, really odd visible sediment inside...and a decent bright contrasting white film to decent ringed head. Bright Crunchy Nut sweet cereral, keen enough hop in the nose. Lovely sweetness throughout wrestles a tupperware lid plasticyness on top of a mealy wholesome hop. Wee bit of a dragging bitterness, decent enough peppery/foamy carbonation combo. Finish is sweet, moreish but not over powering. Much nice.

Bottle, February Tasting, Brewdog Edinburgh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle at home... Golden amber... Small white head... Soft fruits.. Light floral hop.. Soft sweet fruits... Massive pineapple.. Juicy hop.. Big sweet juicy fruits...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma is quite resinous with pine, dusty. Taste of passion fruit with some grapefruit. Quite bitter. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy and foamy off-white head, medium retention with sticky lacing. Aroma is medium honey and biscuit malt, cantaloupe, peach and pear esters with moderate pine, resin, and spicy hops. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, medium sweet malt and fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Bomber at BD Sheps B. It pours clear oranger-amber with a small white head. The nose is juicy orange, tangerine, nectarine, big flapjack character and toasted oats. The taste is bitter-sweet, tangerine peel, orange, raisin, light golden syrup, candied citrus peel, light toast, pepper and light alcohol with a bitter, somewhat citric finish. Good depth to it and rather well balanced. Fun and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
On tap at bewery. Light pale yellow color. Thin head. Nice hopy attack with good grassy notes. Biter clean finish.

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