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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Our Golden State Ale is a Belgian-style golden ale, brewed in homage to our home state with toasted poppy seeds. It’s our quaffable summer beer, light on the palate with a crisp poppy zing to finish. 6.4% ABV


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 13, 2012
A - Pours a cloudy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some nice lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet malts, lemon and other citrus smells, poppy, honey, coriander, and some Belgian yeast. T - Starts off with a mix of sweet and lightly grainy malts with some lemon zest and other citrus flavor with a bit of coriander. Through the middle, some poppy comes through with some honey and Belgian yeast flavor. The finish is a mix of sweet malts, Belgian yeast, spice, and a bit of lemon peel with a hint of tartness. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet, and lightly dry and tart finish. D - Very drinkable. Nice BPA. Good overall balance with the poppy adding some nice flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2885) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Pours a golden yellow color with a white soapy head. Aroma of lemon, yeast, and herb. Citrus flavor-orange and lemon upfront with hint of yeast and herb at the back end. Nice beer. Exceeded expectations.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruity yeast and light alcohol. Flavour is malt, sweet fruity yeast and light apple.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6618) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2012
On tap at CBC. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. The aroma is light acid, yeast, fruit and oranges. The flavour is spicy yeast, fruit and berries.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (1881) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Refrigerated can from JoePeesie brewed on date November 9, 2012 poured into a shaker. Pours hazy golden with small white head that dissapates quickly. Some small bubble lacing, medium body, medium carbonation, and light herbal aroma (poppy). Taste is herbal (poppy seeds), off bread taste, some grass, hint of pepper, and little taste in the finish. Tastes old, I don’t think I would like this even if it were fresh.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2012

Draught @ [ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 ] @ Spartas Lokaler, Faelledparken in Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Unclear medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, herbs, moderate yeasty, belgium yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, herbs - maybe it is the poppy seeds ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120511]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6362) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Can. Pours gold with a white head. Light, flowery, and some grainy sweetness. Not much going on, but really not that bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11472) - DENMARK - MAY 27, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Hazy deep golden with tiny white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus and yeast. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, yeast, citrus, little sweet, little grass, little citric and a little bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6410) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma malt, grain, grass. Taste is malt, grain, light wheat, hint of lemon, light spices. Thin body, lively carbonation. 110512

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2173) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2012
Hazy yellow with a small white head. Fruity with spicy notes. Malt, fruit, spices and hops. Medium body with a nice, bitter sweet finish.


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