Home >

Great Leap Honey Ma Gold

Brewed by Great Leap Brewing
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Beijing, China


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
keg, regular
This was the beer we had in mind when we decided to brew Chinese craft beers. Honey Ma Gold is an easy-drinking ale enlivened by floral, mouth-tingling Sichuan peppercorns and organic, local honey from an apiary near the Great Wall. The Honey Ma Gold was GLB’s first brew and still our proudest creation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4656) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 6, 2016
On tap at their main brewery #45. Honey ma gold 6.3% deep gold almost the same color as chesty puller. The aroma is grainy earthy and rough - kind of skunky. Rough malt and some kind of herbal component similar to coriander, not bad. 

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2016
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy honey aroma. Fruity malty spicy honey and caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty honey and caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2474) - USA - JUN 8, 2016
Draft at GL. Spicy pale ale with some fragrant honey s and freshly ground pepper. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (8636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2016
Tap@Boxing Cat/Great Leap Takeover, Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen - golden amber coloured pour with off-white head. Aroma and taste is sweet with notes of caramel, honeysuckle, some light floral and herbal action going on, light pepper spice bite in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (11996) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2016
From tap at Mikkeller & Friends. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, spice amd bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2016
From tap. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is mild teaish and herbal. Bitter, dry, teaish and slight herbal. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2016
Draft. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (1919) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 17, 2016
In aroma mostly ginger, a bit of malts and honey. Clear, golden color beer, perfect lacing. In taste ginger is fighting with honey. Ginger aftertaste with touch of bitterness. Quite refreshing nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4687) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2015
It’s gold and hazy. I can’t see through it. The head is thin and white. Danky honey. The flavor is like a white IPa, spicy, sweet, bitter and having that peppery wit character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (1192) - Xiamen, CHINA - FEB 14, 2015
On tap at Great Leap 6. Pours golden with a thin white head. Honey aroma, sugary sweet taste. Thin.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50