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Artisan Golden Ale. Ale aged in oak barrels. Barrel aged & bottle conditioned. Aged in large oak casks and refermented in the bottle. Oro de Calabaza is brewed in the Franco-Belgian tradition of special golden ales. Spicy and peppery with a gentle hop bouquet and the beguiling influence of wild yeast. Please enjoy our beers in good health, Cheers and Mahalo plenty!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3163) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
0.75l bottle from #762 shared with Inbreak and ClubGonzo. Pours a clear heather-honey-golden like colored body to begin with, but down the bottle with a heavy lacing white little sidesticking head. Oh, yeah, the aroma is filled grapy-citrus and that always-Jolly mild sour aroma that we all know so good. Smells almost like the sun! Also subtle sweet honey and smoke hints. Smells really nice! It’s subtle carbonated and it has a thin oily texture in the mouth. Flavors are also so typically Jolly; subtle but still really citrus sour with a grassy and soft yeasty tone all the way. Light and subtle alcohol hints towards the finish. Oh, yeah! This is tasty! Tastes like summer! 21.06.2012

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski (1461) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Slightly hazy gold. Nose of citrus peel, pineapple, leather,faint vanilla, and light hay/funk. Flavor is citrus, light bitter rind, apple peel, and faint leather. Some oak/vanilla. Lightly slick, sweeter than expected. Alcohol somewhat noticeable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1664) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 27, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy straw color with massive head of big bubbles and lots of carbonation. Aromas of green wood, lemons and toasted malts. Flavors are similar with emphasis sour. Maybe a little white pepper. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1858) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Draft at Max’s Sour Fest. Pours hazy bright, clear gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like grains, wheat, very light sour apple, chalky. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like musky grains and light sour fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3295) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Tap at Max’s Sour Fest. Pours clear light gold with creamy white head. Aroma is cereal and biscuit malts, light citrus, light spice, light herbs, and some grassiness. Flavor is dry malt base with light fruit esters forward before completely drying out with notes of oak, faint herbs, and faint spice; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrnkMcDermott (2776) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2014
2007 bottle, 750 ml. And I should have planned for an old bottle of Belgian wild-fermented beer mught be a gusher, but still I don’t plan. So, lots of foam, and when I stuck the bottle into my mouth to keep the beer off the carpet, I got a few bits of grain, too. Zesty smell of a beer with a nice dose of brett, or sour mash. Hazy gold color; after the big chunky gushing foam settles, it almost disappears into a slight ring. Taste is indeed spicy, and more than a bit of it still seems to come from muddled hops. Warming alcohol on a night when it’s just 4° above. Just a bit grainy, with sharp effervescence. Green apples in the foreground, lemon in the back, and just a touch of grass from either wild yeast or hops.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stantheman (613) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
On tap at St Augustine’s in Vancouver. Spicy and fruity, not so malted. A nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (551) - - FEB 8, 2014
Artisan Golden Ale. Ale aged in oak barrels. Barrel aged & bottle conditioned. Aged in large oak casks and refermented in the bottle. Oro de Calabaza is brewed in the Franco-Belgian tradition of special golden ales. Spicy and peppery with a gentle hop bouquet and the beguiling influence of wild yeast. Please enjoy our beers in good health, Cheers and Mahalo plenty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1789) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2014
On tap at Barcade philly. Aroma of blush wine, nectarines, and oak. Pours peach colored with a small head but lots of fizz. Taste is light and sour with white wine vinegar, oak, plenty of juicy citrus and a funky barnyard. Light in the mouth and crisp and refreshing. Could drink this all night.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (910) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Deliciously sour & Belgian at the same time! Cloudy golden pour w/ a white head & little lacing. Aroma is of sour yeast. Taste has some Belgian spices folllowed by a big sour kick! Loving it! Well done!


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