ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - NOV 3, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
FROM NOTES: July 10, ’12
Poured from a 12 ounce. bottle into a pint glass.
A: Overly sweet and biscuity.
A: Amber orange color, small one-finger head that dissipates rather quickly, leaving virtually no lacing.
T: Holy malt-bomb, Batman! The grainy/grassy like flavors did not go over well with the intense fruity like caramel sweetness.
P: Light body and very little carbonation. A bit too sticky in the mouth-feel.
O: Once was plenty for a lifetime. The flavors were too overwhelming and unbalanced.
bth122 (1227) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft, poure a orange copper color. Aroma of sweet malt and some fruit. Med sweetness. Med bodied. Ave carbonation. Some caramel taste with a touch sourness.
robgibbens (406) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2011
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a solid amber color with a thin head. Aroma is malty and nutty. I also smell some chocolate and cherry notes. Golden Fleece is medium-bodied and a bit sweet to the taste. The alcohol is hidden in this one and pleasant going down.
beerme31 (480) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 23, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2011 Bottle. Pours copper/amber color, very thin tan head. Aroma of resin, herbs, caramel. Medium sweet flavor and long bitter finish. I don’t like the the flavor of this one, taste or palate. I like this brewer but not a fan of this seasonal.
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 5, 2010
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a hazy rich gold with a nice white head. Nose is sweet doughy almost unfermented wort, a little grassy. Flavor is reallllllly sweet doughty malt, cloying, with some bitterness. Almost soda-esque in it’s mouthfeel. Some grassy bitterness comes out towards the finish. Truthfully I think this could have been a good beer - the hay-like malt is nice but way to sweet & the hops are kinda buried but again, show promise. Its a shame its so sweet.
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle-pours an off white head and gold color. Aroma is sweet light/medium malt-caramel, some spice hops. Taste is sweet light/medium malt-caramel, secondary spice hops.
Ron (2459) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2010
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Small off-white head that disapated quickly. Small sized bubbles, fair lacing, carbonated, transparent, and a yellow hue. Aroma was malty as was the flavor. Alcohol was apparent in the flavor. Dry mouthfeel. Medium body.
jjuf1853 (1231) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with minimal head. The malty aroma is fairly mild with hints of caramel, toffee and multigrain bread. The taste is quite sweet. The mouthfeel is rather thin and oily with very mild carbonation. Hard to believe it is over 8% as the alcohol seems to be well-hidden. Okay overall, but way too sweet for me to want another one right away.
DocLock (7731) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours coppery with 1f ow head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, apricots dipped in honey. Tastes malty, semi-syrupy sweet, with honey, fruit, and earthy hops.
jb (2157) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Heavy grass and fresh baked bread in the nose, very nice. Appearance is nearly amber, and very clear. Mediocre lacing. Malty palate, a bit syrupy and grainy. Some maple in the taste. Very enjoyable and no alcohol detected.