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Nantahala Trail Magic Ale Oak Barrel Aged Belgian Golden Strong w/Elderberry

Nantahala Trail Magic Ale Oak Barrel Aged Belgian Golden Strong w/Elderberry
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A rich, savory Belgian Golden Strong Ale aged for six months in French Oak, Red Wine Barrels with Elderberry.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rrauth (1091) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle. Thanks Ryan. Cloudy orange. Some lacing. A hint of sour. Not sure what an elderberry is but it sounds like the cousin of a dingleberry. It's interesting as I'm not a big fan of Belgium beers but it's my fourth so I'm good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TimsRatings (366) - - OCT 26, 2013
From bomber. Pours murky amber/orange with little head. Fruity/wine-y aroma. This one has a STRONG flavor. The wine flavor even manages to come through the strong Belgian Ale flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2012) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to decaturstevo at RBWG! Pours a clear copper gold with fluffy white head and light lacing. Aroma of belgian yeast esters, sour fruits, and a slight astringency. Taste follows, nice fruity esters but a bit boozy. Pretty solid, but I wanted a little bit more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4121) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Appearance: Red/peach with a small white and light lacing
Aroma: Tart fruits
Taste: Sweet malts, fruity and oak, dry finish
Ok

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Hazed orange pour wtih watery white head and lace. Aroma is light brown sugar and yeast. Yeastiness, brown sugar, earthiness with a flat paper finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (2997) - Georgia, USA - FEB 23, 2013
First! Clear amber. Very fruity nose. Lemon zest. Guessing it would be the elderberries for the none citrus fruitiness. Surprisingly good.


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