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Schlafly Belgian Golden Ale

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
p0rkch0p (11) - Missouri, USA - APR 17, 2015
Golden and smooth. Sweet with mild fruit. Nice to have now and then, each one seems to be better than the first.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (744) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy light orangish-yellow color with a frothy off white head. Aroma is a mild fruit, belgian yeast, touch of spice. Similar in the flavor. Light and very drinkable. Iím not a big belgian ale drinker, but this is tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerScout49 (48) - - APR 2, 2015
Light and bubbly with a yellow color and whit foam. Peppery taste. Good basic intro beer for the Belgian style but not one I would immediately go back to again.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Light creamy lemon zest. Orange peel flavor super light malt. Good crisp carbonation. Nice very nice beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4755) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 10, 2014
This was quite good. A very bubbly aroma and tons of zest and tingliness in the body as well. An imminently enjoyable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1100) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear yellow color, medium white head. Mild sour aroma. Medium body with a light sour flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kidobutai (484) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Fluffy white head, cloudy orange. Banana aroma, doesnít taste like beer though. Needed more alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSteveBrule (23) - - SEP 27, 2014
Very fluffy white head. Pours a cloudy golden. Nose of sweet and fruity yet sour Belgian yeast. Taste of sweet malt and pears. Mouthfeel is bitingly effervescent at first, then smooth. Finishes fairly dry with lingering pear. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BPal75 (29) - - AUG 31, 2014
Banana and peach aroma. Golden color with frothy white head. Fruity sweet taste. Finishes crisp. Medium light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ContemplateBeer (1661) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Aroma: Ripe banana and pineapple with gum; spicy white pepper; clove? Appearance: Rich translucent gold pour with a foamy white head that settles into a white skin. Flavor: Gum more dominant than banana/pineapple up front; banana comes in a bit more, but pineapple stays back; dried out, lightly spicy finish. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, long finish. Overall: Good stuff, but the nose made me expect more.


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