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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1582) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Pours pale gold with a finger of white head that soon fades to a wispy cap. Aroma of lemon and yeast. Taste is very crisp with lemon, grass and yeast. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 6, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a two finger off-white head with good retention. Aroma of mild citrus, fresh fruit, with a hint of malt sweetness. The taste was a medley of floral hops, juicy pear, yeast, cloves, and spearmint along with a bit of light grainy cracker at the finish. Lighter bodied and crisp with a sharp carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a slightly cloudy gold with about a finger of white head. Aroma of banana and clove with a little fruitiness. Taste is light tart and very lightly bitter. Fruity with banana and clove. Full bodied with a somewhat thin texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, pretty good. Then again, I’ve yet to have a bad beer from these guys.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gregwilsonstl (1027) - Missouri, USA - SEP 14, 2013
I wish I liked Belgian beers more, this is probably a good one. Spices. Gentler hop build. Light body. Sampled at hop in the city 2013

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2013
12oz bottle-thanks jmagnus87 (and Sammi) @RBSG-Minni-thin white-hazy gold. A-coriander, sweet wheat. T-coriander-spice, fruit hops, sweet wheat.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ICEatALAMO (911) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle. The pour is a light hazy yellow. The aroma is all Belgian. The taste certainly holds true to a Belgian, but on the pale side. Not my favorite style, or my favorite beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (3905) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2013
12oz bottle from Spirits Rt 166. Poured an unimpressive medium density golden body under a fizzy medium sized white head. Aroma of yeast, bubblegum, dry tropical fruits, sugar, troast, clove and banana. Full big body with lively carbonation and a lingering aftertaste. Flavor is the same as the aroma with a big nod to the Belgian yeast strain followed by bubble gum and dry tropical fruits. Meh this is okay but not really feeling it tonight.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (1700) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 20, 2013
12 oz bottle, Bottled on 25 April 13, served in a Belgian snifter. Pours a hazy yellow-golden with a small head. The head soon reduces to a ring but manages to produce average lacing. S: Lemon, pear, starfruit & apple plus spicy hops. Some subtle banana comes to the fore in tasting. Like many Belgians, this one tastes much better than it smells. Feel: Medium-light body; crisp carbonation; finishes semi-dry O: easy to drink; a very solid example of style that could readily pass for an actual Belgian.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabic (406) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Ar: Peach and cloves - a bit medicinal. Ap: Hazy golden - medium white head with decent retention and a ring of foam remaining. T: Banana and peach, with a touch of malt sweetness - clove and rosy alcohol, with a lot of clove coming through - medicinal flavor comes forward with some prominence - medium-low bitterness - peppery and more banana on the finish. P: Medium body with high carbonation, creamy and full - finish is dry. O: This beer has a lot going for it, but the medicinal quality is just a bit too forward, and really detracts from some of the other nice flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bif (1387) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 15, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2013 Pours a nice golden color with a fair head and bits of lacing. Aroma of mild citrus, fresh fruit, with a hint of malt sweetness. Taste is quit clean with a mild fruit sweetness, with a bit of citrus and malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a dry finish. Fairly moderate body, crisp and refreshing. The 7% ABV is very well hidden. Nicely balanced. Enjoyable beer that goes down way too easy.


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