Ommegang Goudenhop
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Goudenhop is Flemish-American meaning golden hop. The ale is a hoppy blonde ale, perhaps best described as an imperial Belgian-style IPA. Rich gold in color, with distinct hop resin in the nose and citrus in the taste. The body and flavor are clean and dry, with spicy notes from our unique Ommegang house yeast.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (791) - Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2012
This is a very good but I do not think imperial Belgian ipa is a good description I would loose the imperial and call it a Belgian ipa or pale ale. Like all of ommegangs beers it looks great and has a huge head. Aroma is nice yeast,hops and citrus. Easy drinker that is perfect for a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5050) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2015
bottle. hazy golden with two finger head. strong carbonation. light body with quite a bit of yeast and medium citrus hops. solid flavors, especially the citrus nature.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2931) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw/Orangish Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head Ring, Great Lacing S: Pineapple, Oranges, Belgian Yeast T: Tropical Fruit, Belgian Yeast, Mildly Citrus, Mild Belgian Sugar M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Yeasty, Mildly Sweet Overall, a very unique nose and flavor, great pineapple up front then starts to mellow into a yeasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Aroma of Belgina yeast, citrus, flowers, and even hints of banana. Pours a slightly hazy light yellow with a mostly lasting white head and rings of lacing. The taste is floral, yet overall bitter in nature. Floral notes up front with some Belgian yeast, citrus and hints of caramel in the middle, with a bready, yet dry hoppy finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, I liked this beer. Varied tastes with a pleasing dry finish…what’s not to like?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2013
On tap. Light gold in color with a decent white head. Aroma is of citrus, light grass, a hint of pine, yeast. Taste is of candy sugar, light caramel, and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3850) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2013
750ml bottle 9/11/13 (Binny’s Plainfield)-48° in Trappist Glass-In remembrance of my co-workers. Pours a clear blonde with a small tight white head. Aroma of hops, hay, yeast, citrus, and grass. Taste of hops, yeast, citrus, grass, orange, and dryness. This light to medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Pours pale golden with a lasting white head. Dull, yeasty, citric aroma. Taste is dry and mildly spiced with orange notes and a hint of hops. Finish is yeasty and a bit warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Bright gold, some citrus fruity taste, hints of grass. Light body mild carbonation. Good on hot day. Decent for ommegang but mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3409) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2013
750 ml. corked and caged bottle. ABV 7.4% per the label. Pours a thick, tiny bubbled, well retained white head, with extensive lacing, over a hazy gold (SRM 5) body.....nose is light Pils malts, with hints of lemon, pear, heavier resin.....taste is light malts with hints of lemon, pear, finishing with a lingering peppery bitterness....mouth feel light of medium, slightly astringent, alcohol hidden, carbonation adds light spritz. This is a nicely balanced, pleasantly complex beer in both aroma and flavor, with a clean refreshing bitter finish. Unfortunately, it really does not meet the Blonde Ale style. It is hazy probably from dry hopping, when it should be clear. Also, and this was intentional by the brewers, it has way too much hop character. However, I think it is a well done experiment. BJCP 7/3/15/4/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6731) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Bright golden color with a rocky off white head. Nice earthy, dry spice, dry hay, dusty pale malt aromas. Frothy light mouthfeel. Dry spicy hop, light fruit flavors with a dusty pale malt base; dry clean finish--very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a rich golden color with a thick white head. Aroma of bright, grassy hops, fruity yeast, and fresh baked bread. Some melon, some apricot, touches of banana. Flavor is light, mildly bitter, mild honey bread sweetness. Medium bodied, fluffy cloud-like mouthfeel. Finishes a touch bitter in the finish. This is a nice little golden.

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