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RATINGS: 794   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)


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4876) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2011
Strong aroma is crisp and fruity with a firm yeasty overtone - and a bit of a nip. It pours a clear, bubbly golden yellow with a thick and fairly persistent white head that leaves some respectable lacing. Crisp, fruity flavor is rather sour, yet has a sweet undertone, as well as a woody hint of hops. Texture is milk-smooth, a bit thick and rather tingly. Mischief indeed! This is a worthy brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Cloudy yellow pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast sweet honey citrus a bit of something boozy? Kind of a schizophrenic beer. Too sweet not very hoppy. Yeast character was there but mild. Not very good. Couldn’t finish the last half of my glass as this became undrinkable as it warmed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1933) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 30, 2011
750 mL bottle poured into a Trappist glass at 40°. Color is a light golden with a slight haze. Carbonation is light with a frothy white head. Aroma is a nice fruity Belgian yeast scent. It has a lighter medium body with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor has a little gain and sweet corn followed by a touch of hop spice and citrus then a mild bitterness. After taste is crisp with the citrus and spice lingering with just a hint of alcohol. Overall is a very good brew, well balanced with good flavors and very easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
transparent gold, thick, puffy white head. Heavy citrus, solvent, corn/tortilla grains. Flavor is overly sweet, old hops, washed out, orange skins and plastic. Fizzy body, overcarbed, underattenuated.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (10783) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2011
Wonderful marriage of blonde and hoppiness. Mild hop aromas, rich nose of malt. Golden blond with lots of off-white head. Just magnificient drinkability, the hot weather and the food made the moment perfect. Above average mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Draft at Leon’s. Cloudy golden with a thin yellowish head. Scent is hops and grainy. Taste is citrus and straw with a light bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle split with friends. Pours a hazy yellow. Lots of head. Nose is very sour. Taste is light, sweet, and bone dry. Finishes crisp. Great sour.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhops (433) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2011
Bottle, pours hazy gold/amber, tons of foam, rocky. aroma of hops and hay. Excellent smelling beer. Flavor is excellent, slightly dry, floral and fruity. Love this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10427) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2011
Bottle @ home. Hazy yellow-orange appearance with a two finger white head. Fairly piney hoppy, mild yeasty, some citrus fruits, a touch sour Belgian ale nose. Slightly sour, well hopped, somewhat citrusy Belgian ale flavor. Slightly tart, floral hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5170) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2011
On tap at Toronado, San Francisco. Cloudy, yellow-golden, small head. Coriander in the lead, some fruit, good bitterness. A bit too spiced.


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