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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Belgian-style ale, golden and hoppy. Not quite evil, yet not to be trusted, this Golden Ale is effervescent, dry, hoppy and crisp-you’ll want to keep an eye out. (ABV: 8.5%, IBU: 35, SRM: 4, Format: 750 mL bottles and draft)


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffbot (280) - Oakland, California, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Pour is a sparkling deep yellow glow, small head that retains nicely. Smell is a big yeasty front with citrus, oak, baking bread. Tasting reveals more citrus, balanced bitterness and a strong, cool mouthfeel. A long, pleasant, sweet and bready aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (1487) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 11, 2016
W aromacie reśkie nuty owocowe, więcej białych owoców niż brzoskwini, przyprawowość, rasowy, a może właśnie podrasowany tripel. Smak troszkę niedomaga, wytrawnie, fenolowo, pieprzność i goździk, niezła soczystość jes i brzoskwinia i nieco agrestu. Piwo smaczne, ale jak na The Bruery to jest przeciętnie, brakuje "tego czegoś".

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (1015) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 29, 2016
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours. Aroma of light bread, spices, citrus,fruits. Some sweetness, well balanced by hop bitterness. Dry mouth feel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4720) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Tap. Hazy golden yellow with one finger head. Moderately sweet body. Spicy pepper, banana. Complex and interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1406) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Aroma is clove ,tart, lemon grass, and light wine. Taste is light tart,lemongrass, caramel and yeast. Appearance is a hazy gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle in cellar. Had at home in my big Rapp snifter. Pours a mild brown with an ample head. Aroma is Belgian sugars, candy, Belgian yeasts, apricot, plums, and earth. Taste is dark fruits first chased by the dark candy sugars, Belgian yeasts, and finishes slight bitter hoppy. Little grassy at the end but good. Medium body, not boozy at all. Well balanced. Enjoyable!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bonnie628 (50) - Tustin, California, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Brown color with tan head. Aroma is candied sugar, caramel malt, spicy yeasts. Some sweetness lying below. Taste is caramel, bananas and apricots (very Belgian), with that spicy fruity finish. Some caramel elements in there. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (1331) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Type: 750ml (25.4 oz.) botle Glass: Karl Strauss 26th anniversary tulip glass From: Trader Joe’s in La Mesa (San Diego), Calif. Price: $7.99 Purchased: Nov. 19, 2015 Consumed: Nov. 19, 2015 Misc.: N/A Poured a yellow, golden, clear color with three fingers of fluffy, white head. Lots of bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Very good sporadic, spiderweb lacing on the sides of the glass. Excellent amount of thick retention all the way down. (Sight - 4.25) Smelled candied Belgian spices, pear, green grapes, green apple, kiwi, grassy hops, honey, herbal hops, cleaning supplies (ammonia?), faint tropical notes (passion fruit?) and slight dry apricot. (Smell - 4.00) Taste wasn’t quite as good as the nose. Got spicy Belgian notes, green apple, pear, honey, grassy hops, boozy candied sugar, peppery Citra rind and boozy, dry ammonia. (Taste - 3.50) Light-to-medium body. Oily texture. Lively-to-fizzy carbonation. Dry, boozy finish. (Feel - 3.50) Was a bit disappointed in this one, but glad I finally tried it. Probably overrated it a tad. just an OK Belgian Strong Pale Ale. (Overall - 3.75) 3.72 84 B

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5259) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at B Side, served in a wine glass. Hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of pine, floral notes, herbs, spice, citrus. Tastes of spice, herbs, citrus fruit and peel, yeast. Medium body with a dry finish. Well hidden alcohol for 8.5%.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1853) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Gold. Some banana. Sweet and fruity. Decent. Tasted at Elijah Ps Monsters of Beer festival.


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