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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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We brew our Strong Golden Ale all-grain, giving it a deep and complex taste.

Belgian aromatic malts add hints of dried fruit, while generous Noble and West Coast hops deliver an earthy spiciness. It finishes semi-dry with lingering tropical fruits and spicy notes from Belgian yeast.

Suggested food pairings: Roasted chicken, grilled pork chops, salmon, Portobello mushrooms, Gouda or Gruyere cheese.

Note: Formerly contract brewed at Thomas Creek.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2012
12oz bottle-trade with decaturstevo-pours amber with an offwhite head. Aroma is spice/herbal, yeast, 2nd light/medium malt. Taste is spice/herbal hops, clove, yeast, 2nd light/medium malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle.  Wow the carbonation, mini gusher.  Had to wait forever for huge, frothy white head to diminish.  Aroma of Belgian yeast,  spices, and floral hops.   Taste has tons of spice along with pears.  Nice mouthfeel.  Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AxlLives (287) - Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Beautiful pour from the tap. Rusty golden color, nice medium white head. Lots of grain and biscuits on the nose. Good fruit, medium palate, spice and fruit on the finish. Thanks to Corey at Marlow’s in ATL!

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3554) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours copper with off-white head. Aroma is yeast, light malt, pineapple, and slight floral hops. Flavor is bread, malt, alcohol, spice, and slight notes of citrus hops. Medium body and light carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Name: Invocation Now
Date: September 15, 2010
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: hazy orange, creamy off white head, heavy lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, malt candy sweetness, lots of phenolic spicyness enhanced by floral hops
Body: decent body
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, touch of candy sweetness, well balanced spicyness, nice floral character

Name: Invocation Now
Date: July 01, 2012
Mode: growler
Source: tasting 1st Sunday
phenolic spicyness is the dominant character, dry pale malt,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle from Great Spirits. Pours golden with a massive, massive head. Has those Belgian floral notes on the nose. taste is a bit dry a bit bready. Finishes slightly acidic. Solid example of style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5141) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Cloudy orange, with a huge white head. Smells nice - some apples and pears, then some spicy notes - cinnamon, I guess. Flavor seems kind of like a tripel - yeasty, some booze, some hop bite. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - NOV 13, 2011
12oz bottle from TBS, thanks Matt. Rating #39. Hazy bright orange/yellow color with a real nicely lacing off-white head. Yeasty and peppery aroma, a little sweet as well with a touch of funk. Big belgian flavor, a little sweet with some lemony citrus that makes for an acidic bite in the finish. Pretty tasty overall. (1992)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3982) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 25, 2011
12 ounce thanks to Debi. No adjunct sugars? This is super sweet. But it fades into a really nice triple with a lot of yeast and flavor. Very well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Twelve ounce bottle obtained at Natifest ’11 in trade with decaturstevo (thanks!). Large tan head that diminished slowly with good lacing, strong sweet malty aroma with plenty of citrus elements, cloudy medium amber hue, initial bittersweet taste (sweetness dominates) followed by sweet sugary finish. Interesting brew.


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