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Redwood Curtain Imperial Golden Ale



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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Amber/Caramel color, malt forward followed by mild hop flavors in the mid mouth, complex malt finish with long yet crisp clean back palate. Brewed with Gambrinus Pale malt, Munich malt, Perle and East Kent Goldings and with our proprietary English yeast strain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Growler @ RBSG 2015. Thanks to Ron. Dark gold/light orange colored beer with a white head. Nose is beady and grainy with some grassy hops, a hint of butter, and some biscuit dough. Has some fruity hops and esters as well, particularly orange and white grape. Sweet and slightly buttery on the tongue. Big biscuit dough and toasted grains. A slight grassy and citrusy hop flavor and bitterness as well. Not terribly impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
illidurit (2286) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 1, 2014
On tap at Beercraft. Pretty amber for a "golden ale," off white head. Faint aroma, crystal malt, slight red fruit, toasted bread. Flavor combines a light milky fruitiness with crystal malt iced tea notes. Not feeling it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (14649) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
On tap at Redwood Curtain Brewing, pours a hazy golden orange with a small beige head. Aroma brings out crisp crackery malt, lightly fruity notes, and subtle English hops. Flavour brings out caramel, toasted malt, English yeast, and some slight red fruitiness. Quite full-flavoured, with a medium viscosity. Well-balanced and drinkable. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1410) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2013
on tap at the tap room Hazy golden amber with a small white head. Nose was floral peaches and bread. Small amount of alcohol. Taste was floral and bread at first and finished slightly bitter. A little too bitter for the style. Soft and light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14181) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with a beige head. Aroma is herbs, malt, alcohol, fruit, peaches. Flavour is herbs, malt, alcohol, hop, peaches, fruit. Bitter finish. OK/Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ Trade by Pinball ]. Clear medium orange colour with a small, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood, tobaccoo, light to moderate hoppy, fruity. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120622]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seab0ss (3) - Arcata, California, USA - JUL 3, 2012 does not count
Had this on tap at a festival. The beers were six dollars per cup and this was the only one that was somewhat worth the outrageous price. I found it enjoyable, but the flavors were a little bold and jumbled for my taste. Then again, I’m not usually the biggest fan of anything that starts with I and ends with A.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Small head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, peach, malt and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (7341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle@Ulfborg. Pours cloudy amber with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of fruitiness, malt, some fresh cut grass and yeast. Flavor is sweet and malty with some spicy yeast and caramel. Medium body, average carbonaiton.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (10970) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle 355ml @ fonefan
Pours clear deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, herbs and floral hops. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long caramel, floral finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

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