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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale is has a rich and complex malt flavor balanced with a little bit of spicy noble hops and strong influences of fermentation esters from the Belgian yeast used. Various Belgian like Rock Candies, hops and grains are employed to express variations within the style. Deceivingly drinkable, some liken theses ales to the Devil sneaking up on you, so consume responsibly.

Release #1: 8.3%
Release #2: 9.1%
Release #4: 9.6%
Release #5: 8.6%
Release #11: 8.8%
Release #14: 8.9%
Release #19: 8.3%


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 10, 2012
Botella, # 35. Clear golden colour. White head, small, ok lasting. Fruity spoiced like aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet fruity soft spiced flavour. Nice Belgian strong ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bwalcott2 (14) - Ocean City, New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottled. pours a light and golden, with about a finger of head. good amount of carbonation. Nose has grapefruit, and floral with a little yeasty smell. The Nose is very similar to the initial taste. I especially get tastes of floral as well as the alcohol being prevalent. The end is on the bitter side. Once it warmed up a bit it got much sweeter and the initial alcohol taste dissipated. I enjoyed this.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2939) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2012
10 karat liquid gold pour with a sizable ivory cap that left some nice webs inside the glass. Nose of buttermilk biscuit, candied citrus, dusty hay, and honey. Similar flavors with a noticeable yeastiness and alcohol. The alcohol wasn’t distracting. Overall, pretty solid golden.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours golden with a decent white head. Nose is yeast, dough, sugar, honey, and mild grain. Taste is sweet and boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12190) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle, release #35 8.4% @ FOneFan. Slightly hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast and hop. Flavour is malt, yeast, candy, sweet, fruit, hop with notes of alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12922) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 140312

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14486) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Really Late Ulfborg Summer Tasting, 2012. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Sweet yeast and bubblegum. Some corn and vanilla. Warmth from alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, malt, candy sugar and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14274) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear golden - white head. Phenolic, fruity, sweetness, toasted, spicy, light bitterness, light grape fruits, citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22895) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of spices, malts and hops. Fruity flavour of spices, herbs and hops. Spicy finish.


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