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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Five hops and four malts make Hoptober Golden Ale a veritable cornucopia of earth. Pale and wheat malt are mashed with rye and oats to create a medium-bodied ale with creamy mouth feel. Centennial, Cascade, Sterling, Willamette and Glacier hops form a bonfire of citrus notes, fruity cheers and a bold finale. ABV: 6% 40 IBU Available in 6-packs and on draught

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (3225) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Herbal, grassy, mountain river, earthy aromas. Herbal, earthy, cracker, hoppy flavors. A hop forward golden ale, but not too hop forward, still feels very much like a golden. I enjoy the New Belgium throwbacks. Even though this isnít a favorite of mine, this would be a good camping beer. Could easily drink quite a few.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1702) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Very mild slightly sweet aroma, pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Very interesting flavor, with a touch of sweetness from the wheat, and a hint of spice from the rye. These combine with earthy hop notes to come together quite well. Medium bodied, with a slightly slick mouthfeel from the oats. A very nice change of pace from the Marzens and pumpkin beers that usually come out for Autumn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pour is clear golden with a big white head and sticky lacing. Orange peels, biscuit, some grassy notes, grapefruits, and dough in the aroma. Taste is orange, grass, skme citrusy notes, biscuit malty, and straw with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (4810) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Draft at Clips Beer and Film Tour Colorado Springs. Pours clear gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like pine and grapefruit hops, resin, some caramel, and bready malt. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like pine and grapefruit hops, caramel, and bready malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (1297) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Golden pour, small white head. Nose is alcohol and grain. Bitter. Middle is lightly kilned grain and woody hops. Bitter, alcohol finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10262) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
what a nice surprise, especially being a sale beer! aroma is very well balanced light citrus and earthy hops and malt. soft on the palate, and tasty, even though the hops come through a touch more in the aroma than the smell. Very very nice seasonal for just over a buck a bottle. recomended. 10/18/09-had on tap for the first time. even softer on the palate...near perfect body for the style, and still very tasty and aromatic."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2565) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Lots of floral hops on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little caramel malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bomber (really old bottle). Amber with a beige head. Old malt and faint hops. It's beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore (624) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a clear golden yellow hue with a chunky 2 finger head. S- Light fruits, hints of floral hops. T- Nice light fruit flavor, slight citrusy tangerine notes, lots of hops all the way through. M- Medium bodied with a good deal of carbonation. D- This is definitely a solid NB seasonal thats simplicity is what makes it great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2014
bottle. golden with small head. light body and moderate hops in the finish. grassy.

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