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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Growler. Poured copper with a frothy off-white head that left light lace. Sweet aroma of fruit, spice and light yeast. The flavor found fruit, light floral, spice, and a malt backbone. Medium body and smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Mild aroma and a huge head. Good mix of flavors that come out much smoother than some of the other golden Belgians.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Bottle pours gold with white head. The aroma has bold sharp pear to cherry estery notes and booze. The taste is pretty sweet and fruity with estery notes like apples and pears to go along with sharp yeasty notes and spicy to floral hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (1822) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours a Medium amber with a decent frothy whitish head. Smells of doughy yeast, light floral hops and some spice. The taste is of light floral hops, some banana, spice with bready aspect. Overall, a niice brew for this young GA brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3169) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Pours mostly clear deep gold with a fleeting white head that laces nicely. Aroma is complex, some candy, spice, fruit, no hops. The flavor is sweet, but not overly so, with a touch of dryness coming in at the end. Pretty decent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (950) - USA - JUN 26, 2011
Golden to light amber color with a large white head. Aroma is earthy with some cloves. Flavor is lightly spiced with cloves, somewhat floral. Very light banana also present. Well done, light Belgian style ale, glad these guys started up in Atlanta.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5696) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Savannah, Ga - The Distillery - on tap. Very dark orange, murky with a sticky white head and a nice generous coat of lacing. Aroma is sweet with some licorice and cinnamon. Flavor has a lot going on. Some candied sugar notes permeate the back end, hint of sweet bourbon, nekot wafer candy and a hint of bubble gum. Thick, sticky mouthfeel. Pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2011
Draft @ Avellino’s Pizza, Decatur, GA. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Fruity malty spicy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hangover (1064) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Looks like a local company... interdasting. Pours a clear golden with a lot of carbonation and a pillowy white head. Aroma is sweet and yeasty. Defintely some strong Belgian phenols... sweet, bready and malty as well. Finish has a lingering sweetness. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3156) - Montana, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Scent is sweet malts and yeast. Taste is fruity with vanilla.


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