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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. A: Pours a mildly hazed golden color. The head is a two finger white shade that does a good job of staying around. This one really looks at home in a Duvel tulip. S: There is quite a bit of spicy yeast and grassy hops on the nose. Also noted are some characteristics of grape, apple, and pear. Pretty typical for the style. Still, Schlafly did a good job of pulling off the distinctive notes. T: A fruity sweetness is the first thing noted - this has a strong cherry quality to it that the nose didnít indicate. Later on, notes of (well handled) butterscotch and earthy hops help to balance out the apple/pear/cherry qualities; after a while, citrusy hints enter the palate, as well. Itís fairly sweet, yet well balanced all the same. M: This one could be dryer, and in fact, probably should be. Also a bit under-carbonated. I kind of hoped that the hops would cleanse some of the sweetness a little better, but itís still quite easy to drink. O: I reckon this one is a little too sweet to be in Duvelís pantheon, but that doesnít mean itís not good. Really, this is the kind of brew I want to be drinking on a warm day like this one. A solid BPA that could benefit from a few tweaks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsd08460 (314) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Aroma: banana, Belgian yeast Appearance: clear, golden, white head Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Belgian yeast Palate: medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2653) - New York, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Cleat clear gold pour from bottle. Fruit forward. Apples pears and a sugary spice. Pretty well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5173) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Hazy copper and orange-tinted golden body with a very nice glow and a single centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of bright yeast, wheat, alcohol, coriander seed, a bit of cloves and a decent amount of curacao - very nice indeed. Medium-bodied; Deep chewy yeastie and wheat flavours up front with the large presence of full oranges, some white pepper, a touch of grass and herbal elements and a good wheat and coriander seed freshness at the tail end. Aftertaste is quite complex with a good deal of bite to the finish, showing some orange sweetness, spice complexities and a pleasant and long-lasting malt profile that really shows off the wheat. Overall, a belgie ale that shows itself as truly belgian - you wouldnít have guessed this came from Saint Louis if you were sipping this while eating a box of frites at Friterie Tabora in Bruxelles. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Clarendon (Arlington), Virginia on 26-April-2015 for US$12,99 for a six pack sampled at home in Washington on 24-May-2015.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexanderj (3429) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Goblet on tap. Dull gold color. Aroma of bubble gum and wheat with sweetness. Great banana flavor, sweet and fruity. Could drink a lot of this. Light palate. Like a good tripel

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
p0rkch0p (18) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (938) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerScout49 (49) - - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4918) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1292) - 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

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