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Granite City Belgian Golden Ale

Granite City Belgian Golden Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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A beautiful golden color with crisp, spicy, and malty flavors. It’s the perfect summer time refresher!


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (15608) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Draft at National Harbor. Hazy bright golden color, white head. Aroma is lightly funky and boozy lemons. Taste is herbal and very boozy citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7944) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Pours a hazy gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a light citrus, a bit of grass and a decent amount of bready grain. Flavor has sweet citrus with earthy grains and bread notes backing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2014
On tap @ Beer Camp - Chicago. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma and flavor of strong belgian yeast, candied fruit, spice, pepper, and banana. Alcohol is well hidden.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2677) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2014
4 oz draft sampler pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, fruit and bread. Taste is banana, bread, spice and malts.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4397) - Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Rated on 5-23-2010 at Fort Wayne Granite City. This draft beer pours a small very fizzy, very bubbly head that is very long lasting, opaque butterscotch body, no carbonation observed, and no lacing. The aroma is malty, light fruitiness and spicy. The taste is sweet, lightly acidic, banana, lightly fruity, spicy, and crisp. The palate is soft carbonation and this beer is medium bodied. They have a different take on this beer style than what I am used to and I really question that this beer is 10.2% ABV. Where??

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strangebrewer (965) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
tap sampler, Troy, MI. Poured cloudy yellow color with a nice lacing white head. Yeasty malt aroma. Medium body, average carbonation, tart finish. Sweet and spicy flavour with banana and yeasty hint, lingering bitterness with alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2013
From notes. Draft. Belgian yeast, fermented dark and candied fruits. Medium sweet. Probably one of the best beers ive had at GC. Thats not saying much but this one was decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1771) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2013
Sample at brewery. One of the better beers in their lineup. Shocked at how high the abv is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2012
Draft sample. Poured hazy yellow orange color with an average white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus, yeast and malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium spice sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable soft brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Clear golden with a creamy white head. Barley and Belgian yeast aroma and taste with an earthy slightly fruity finish.


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