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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (7041) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2012
12 oz. bottle from Keir- thanks again, Keir! Pours a clear copper with some sizeable yeast sediment chunks and an inch of rocky, frothy off-white head that laces the glass. Aroma of bready and caramel malts, rye-like spice, candi sugar, and mixed fruits. Flavor of caramel malts, sweet dough, mild spice, bitter earthy notes, and booze. Medium-bodied with a bitter, chewy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Packs some punch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5303) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Lightly hazed orange/gold pour with white head and clinging lace. Aroma is light brown sugar, yeast, and bready. Light orange zest, abv, bread, Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a hazy burnt orange with an average sized (1-2 finger) white creamy head that hung on for a little while reducing to a few small puddles and a small ring of residue thus creating some excellent sticky streaks of lace. The aroma was of a toasted biscuit malt, floral hops and a sweet moldy yeast with notes of citrus, pears, coriander, honey and a mild alcohol scent. The taste was a fruity malty sweet with notes of citrus and honey from start to finish with notes of pears, green apple, a mild spiciness and a light alcohol tinge towards the end. The flavor lasted an average duration after the swallow with the sweet fruity alcohol taste lingering on well after everything else faded. Mouthfeel was right in the middle of light and medium in body with a creamy dry texture and a mild carbonation. Overall a well rounded brew that had a ton of flavor and a mild fruity alcohol presence. Simply put YUM…

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2748) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Growler. Aroma is sweet like honey and a little grass and hay. Flavor is sharp and sweet again with the honey and toasty malt. The finish is a little fusel alcohol and a lot of bit grassy hops. Distinct yeast flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - 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 (288) - 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 (3919) - 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 (10884) - 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 (3597) - Lewisburg, 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.


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