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RATINGS: 742   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-youíll want to keep an eye out. (ABV: 8.5%, IBU: 35, SRM: 4, Format: 750 mL bottles and draft)


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3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daafisch (41) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2013
Pours a hazy golden color. Light head that lingers. Light in flavor but very enjoyable. Very reminiscent of a Belgian Triple. Very enjoyable beer.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madchemist83 (144) - USA - MAY 19, 2015
Aroma is your standard belgian yeast funk albeit a bit subtle, almost dilute. Nice murky pour with a frothy white head. Refreshing dry taste. Hop bitterness married well with yeast bitterness. Nice spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8154) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
750ml bottle, from Dutchís. I suspect that this has 2 or more years of age on it. No legible date on the bottle. Clear golden orange color. Hazy with second pour. Active-looking bubbles of carbonation. Bigger off-white head, audibly fizzing to a thin layer, then a ring. Pretty big sour taste up front -- moderate to bigger sour, which I donít think is intentional, but itís actually tasting pretty good. Light to moderate sweet, light to moderate bitter. Nice lemony, kind of spicy aroma, bready malt. Peppery. Kind of oaky. Some apricot. Bit of vegetal. Biscuity. Surprisingly alright overall.. Mild bite to it, but itís nice to sip on. Bigger body. Kind of soft, effervescent lighter carbonation. Mild slick finish. Mild roughness, with too big sips, and mild bite. Starts to drag a bit as I continue on, but overall, pretty interesting and not awful.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yusuke0sawada (1) - - MAY 4, 2015 does not count
very good citrus aroma. If it's categorized as golden ale, I like more strong taste & strong alcohol.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Wonderous Belgian spicy yeast aroma. It all comes out so well with champgne like lively co2. Flavor is lemon powder and spicy mild coriander. This will creep up on you as the finish invites more consumption.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Couch0508 (75) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2015
Not bad. I have had better from the Bruery for sure. If you dont have anything else to drink. ok, ill drink this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (385) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Smell of orange, sourness, spiced yeast and citrus. Taste is sour orange, banana peels, hop, cloves and herbs. Crisp and fresh. High carbonation. Short but fruity bitterness. Very closed to a Belgian tripel. Iíd even say itís an American tripel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1128) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 5, 2015
Strong spicy yeasty aroma at first with citrusy orangey lemony hops, Pours a cloudy light golden color with lasting big frothy white head Strong hoppy citrusy flavor with lots of spicy yeast character Medium full bodied, a bit sticky, medium high CO2. Lingering citrusy peel finish An enjoyable beer. Not as refreshing as I would prefer for a citrusy type beer. A bit heavy on the palate and stomach. Glad I tried it but wouldn't buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfishho (653) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2015
Nice example of the style. The beer that got me hooked on the Bruery. A bit sweet for a Golden Ale, but it works.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (792) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Banana nutty Belgian yeast aroma and flavors. Light beer overall but some good Belgian flavors. A little lemon citrusy To it as well. Almost a dry wine like feel to it, like a bit of white grape juice?? Good for sure but not as good as other bruery beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3682) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
bottle. pours golden with a couple inch of thick, white, pillowy foam. lots of belgian style yeast on the nose. very soft mouthfeel. fairly fruity with some peppery hop notes on the finish. solid enough for the style but didnít knock my socks off.


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