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RATINGS: 725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KnowThyBeer (26) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2014
A fantastic golden strong ale. Poured it a snifter with a big frothy head. A light hop profile. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ososinsk (10) - USA - AUG 31, 2014
26 Oz bottle poured into Tulip. Big fizzy head and lots of lacing. Bright yellow, clear. Floral aroma, slightly sweet, a little bit bready. Very crisp clean mouth feel and finish. Hoppy aftertaste. Fantastic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1708) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
750 ml bottle shared with the Quebec City crew. Pours a veiled golden with a resilient, creamy white head. Aroma is hoppy, yeasty, lemoney. Flavor is yeasty, sweet bread, pear, mango and grapes. Finish is herbal and lemoney. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle at Gaasa, june 10th 2014. Unclear golden to orange body with a creamy white head. Aroma of peach, apples, spicy belgian yeast, taste is sweet yeasty, a bit hefeweizenlike, with lots of fruits, hay, light acidic in the finish. Good bitterness, and a truly hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonshawn (485) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Gold with small white head. Tap at first draft in Chicago. Smell is nice but not overpowering. Sweet and crisp . Has Belgian elements. Sweet alcohol is hidden nicely. Very easy to drink. Pretty darn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (465) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Tap at First Draft in Chicago. Lighter golden color with hop aromatics. Taste actually feels pretty tropical and citrusy. Almost hints of sour but in a good way. Refreshing and easy to drink while making alcohol fit the most part. It doesn’t linger but finishes clean. This could actually cause a good deal of mischief.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9819) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 15, 2014
750ml bottle (ALEhouse, Riga)
Pleasant light belgian ale aroma, plenty of light fruity aromas, but a bit sweet and sticky. Palate light and crisp from carbonation. Slightly heady initial taste, not acetone, but something quite harsh at first. Slightly papery hops, in particular in the finish. Full palate, moussy carbonation. Taste does have those nice pale malts that you get from belgian ales, but the harsher chemical aspects aren’t so appealing. 8.5% doesn’t help that, but it isn’t boozy /per se/. Definitely not "dry" as I understand the term, as it’s definitely sweet, almost sticky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4934) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
(Bottle, 0.75, courtesy of FatPhil, 20140715) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized, white and it lasted long. Aroma had fruitiness, Belgian style yeast and solvent. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were Belgian style yeast, sweetness, grass, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was yeasty and bitter. A bit messy Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2489) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Perfect assimilation of a Belgian ale. Hazy golden in color, with initial lively, airy head, Yeasty, musty aroma, taste of sourdough bread and flowers. Spice and light malts linger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (537) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
duft: grapefrugt. lime. banan. smag: sød. banan. citrus. bær. masipan. kiks. mejs. cornflakes.

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