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Schlafly Belgian Golden Ale

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Schlafly Belgian-Style Golden Ale opens with a fruity nose and rounded sweetness that compose a pale and balanced beer. Hallertau hops lend a hint of spice that balances the aroma and flavor of orchard fruit. Similar to our Belgian Tripel, but with a lighter body and a crisper finish, it is the perfect introduction to the family of Belgian beers renowned for their complexity and delicacy.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tnkw01 (1058) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle. Golden in color, really nice head. Aroma was slight spice.taste was well balanced with nice light spice a just a tad of a sweet after taste. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (8890) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Draft... RBSG 2014... Pours lightly hazed and yellow with a slight, fizzy, white head. The nose is super restrained and really tough to pull anything from - maybe grain, fuzzy fruit, a spicy farmhouse phenol and pear? Medium to full-bodied with tickling carbonation. The flavor is grainy, lightly bitter and mildly acrid. Finishes crisp with a dash of buttery toffee. I don’t like golden ales, and neither should anyone else.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1208) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 16, 2014
12oz bottle shared. Poured a bright golden yellow color with white head that didn’t last long. Fruit aroma with Belgian yeast mild bread . Nice crisp Belgian flavor with some fruit under tones. Refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (961) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
On draught at the bottleworks. Crisp ripe pear and slight spice aroma. Slightly hazy light gold with full white head. Flavor is fruity and with underlying complexity. Dry, quick finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16455) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1041) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 at Schlafly Bottleworks brunch. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of sweet malt, citrus fruit and peel, light skunk. Tastes of sweet malt, pears, crisp notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10641) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap @ Schlafly. Clear golden pour with a white head. Sweet candy sugar, pear, and apple. Some toasted bread and a light spiciness. Good clove spiciness. Sweet flavors of pear, banana, and apple. A bit of dough and sugar, too. Some clove spice, mild white pepper, and a hint of nutmeg.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1499) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Really seemed to be more of just a basic blond ale. Odd choice for a special release, as it wasn't that special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8015) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
RBSG St. Louis. Pours cloudy yellow white head. Nose/taste of lemon, creamy malt. Light medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (2772) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
This is a slightly cloudy golden color w/ a long lasting head of fine bubbles. Its nose is mostly banana with a bit of a herbal note. It is medium bodied with mild carbonation and a strong vegetable bitterness in the finish.


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