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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!


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonathan3584 (323) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Orange/copper body. Both the aroma and the body are one dimensional sweet candy and caramel flavors with spices in the background. Medium bodied. Easy to drink and hides the 8% well, but not that interesting.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielyabu (1174) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - SEP 16, 2014
huge creamy white head. excellent lacing. mostly diminishing. sparkling flat thick dark yellow body. aroma: citrus lime, pineapple, white wine. if: moderate sweet. ff: moderate sweet light acidic bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, light astringent alcoholic finish. Aroma levemente azedo. Alcoolica sem prejudicar o paladar. Background ligeiramente ácido, não chega a ser azedo (devido à inserção de levedura selvagem na mesma). Lembra vinho branco e um bom espumante. No começo parece bem básica, restrita, como uma golden/blond ale, mas depois evolui. Sibila Yabu: refrescante. Eu a considerei mais como condimentada, apimentada, na segunda taça. Amargor com lúpulo nobre e grande presença de madeira de barril, como anunciado no rótulo.180 s

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2261) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2014
9/16/2014. 750 ml. bottle. Pale yellow with a white head. Funky, yeasty aromas with spices. Grassy and peppery flavors, hints of oak. A bit tart. Long dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarryBeast (515) - - SEP 14, 2014
Sampled at Great Canadian Beer Festival. Bright, sour and fruity with floral/grassy notes and some sharp, pepper spiciness. Great, earthy yeast funk. Dry and decently bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ester_ (106) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Yellow medium head. Aromas of sour, wood and wild yeast. Flavors: sour, wild yeast, wood and alcool. Jaune avec un moyen col. Arômes surettes, bois, levures sauvages. Saveurs surettes, levures sauvages, bois, fleurs et alcool.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vadie (706) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
Un peu comme une bière aigre. L’arôme est très belle avec du levure, chêne, et un peu de fruits. Le goût n’est pas du tout comme l’arôme. Un peu de chêne, un peu aigre, et une finition d’une amertume moyenne.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Azand222 (171) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Overall a decent beer, the mouth feel is a little off in the finish. Tried in draft at flying saucer in San ant

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryecatcher (787) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2014
375 mL bottle. Pours a pale straw gold, nice fluffy white head with good retention and okay lacing. Nose is fruity, big and barnyard funky, like George Clinton in a Stetson, some hay, Brett, spice, chardonnay, white pepper and earthy goodness. Mouth is dry pleasantly tart, lemon zest, oaky, long lingering bitter undertones, some vanilla pokes it head in near the finish. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (1328) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2014
From notes, consumed on 8/1/2013. 750 ml bottle poured into a Belgian snifter. Batch 1170, bottled 2/25/2013. Hazy yellow with half a finger of off-white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aromas of tart funk, lemons, coconut. Tastes of tart notes, Brett, yeast, funk, lemons, bubblegum, light oak. Medium body with a semi-dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (525) - Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2014
On tap at Vinsetta Gararge. Pours bright cloudy yellow. Flavor is tart yet malty. Sweet and some citrus notes. Not bitter but still crisp. Very interesting well crafted beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
suprchunk (2238) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Hazy golden orange colored pour. Big creamy white head. Little bit of lacing. Big funky aroma. Lemon and lacto. Taste is lacto up front with a nice sour malt in back. Tart and refreshing.


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