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RATINGS: 730   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)


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a cloudy golden yellow with a slight orange hue and a huge (3-4 finger) white fluffy head that reduced to a medium cap, which in turn produced excellent spotty lacing. The aroma was of a funky Belgian yeast, pine hops and a light bread malt with notes of banana, pear, citrus (lemon and grapefruit) and a light caramel sweetness. The taste was lightly bitter and a tad acidic with a nice fruity presence from the start, progressing into a bitter sour taste with a big dose of yeast and a mild hoppy ending. The flavor lasted a decent while, fading slowly as a mild alcohol warming sensation took hold. Mouthfeel was light in body with a dry watery texture and a ticklish carbonation. Overall this was an exceptionally tasty brew which was nice and yeasty, yet offset slightly by the light hop presence and a mild fruity sourness...


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5972) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear weak golden with no head at all. Weak farmhouse aroma. Taste is light sweet, some wood and oak, moderate bitter finish. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen2 (1493) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 23.03.15. Slightly cloudy. Not much head. Moderate and slightly fruity aroma. A bit bland taste, with hints of apples and pears. Low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2092) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Clear golden pour with a tall, chunky off white head. Aroma is floral, spicy and citrus hops, stone fruit esters, a little peppery spice, cereal, some wet limestone minerality and a hint of banana. Flavor is sweet cereal, stone fruit, spicy and citrus hops, pepper, medium breadiness, hay, bitter citrus, grass, and light licorice as it warms. Medium body, crisp and dry throughout with a medium, sharp, blanketing carbonation and a moderate acidity.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcon25 (156) - Duvall, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2015
bottle pour at home, golden pour, little head. kind of spice vegey aroma. crisps flavor slightly bitter. solid Belgian style beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5461) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2015
750 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 8.5%. Golden colour, large white head. Pleasant spicy and slightly fruity aroma, hints of farmhouse kitchen. Crisp and fairly dry flavour, some spicy and woody notes, moderate hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Golden yellow pour with a big white head. Aroma is hoppy, yeast, light fruit. Taste is dry, yeast, little fruit. A very dry finish. Very enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1138) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Pours a clean glowing yellow color. Aroma of golden hops, and sweet corn. Taste is crisp and dry, relatively zero aftertaste. Easily drank, great hidden alcohol content. Surprising clean and simple complexity for the style but overall another good product from The Bruery.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jared_Clifton (33) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Pours an orange-brown with a white head, very cloudy. Medium body. Very yeasty and bready, a light taste of hops and a dry finish. I wish the dry finish was not there though, slightly off putting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (7456) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Tom L. Cloudy golden with a white head. Fruity, yeasty and spicy aroma with some hops. Flavor has some sweetness, fruitiness, spicy yeast, mild bitterness and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied. Alright.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alkolord (158) - - JAN 25, 2015
Leuchtend Orange im Glas, weißer Schaum, fruchtig pfeffrig in der Nase, spritzig sauer im Antrunk, angenehme bittere, süß im Abgang


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