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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Liquid Gold aged in wine barrels with Hibiscus, Rose Hips, and Elder Flowers

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3.6
madvike (3281) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle from hbmason...thanks Tim! - Pours hazy pink with a thin, filmy off-white head. Nose is sweet florals, honeydew melon, herbal hops, sweet white grape, Lightly tart, with actually is a bit odd with the floral/fruit mix. Taste has many of the same qualities. Sweet, gentle florals, light tropical fruitiness, a bit of citrus rind, and a creamy, yogurty finish. Subtle citrus rind on the long finish. Tons of carbonation, fills the mouth and bites the tongue a bit. I really don’t find many beers with flowers that I like, but this one is an exception. Pretty good stuff.

3.9
joebudzjoe (676) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Draft @ birdsall house in Peekskill, NY. Pours pinkish red with minimal head. This is a smooth, silky and slightly acidic sour ale. No carbonation at all. Notes of tomato juice, herb tea, flowers, honey and oranges. A real tasty and delicious experiment.

3.9
jercraigs (10651) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2012
2012-08-18. Pink with a small white head and lace. 3+ Interesting aroma, florals, roases, light oaky wood and a light funk to it. 7+ Flavour is pleasantly sour with a sort of cherry and floral character. 7++ Average plus bodied palate. 3+ Pretty solid. Would like to try this again and spend some more time with it. Small sample, bottle, Campground Brewdown 2012 shared by yobdoog

4
jtclockwork (16951) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours Reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of florals, vinous notes, sweet fruits and red currants with some oak. Mild tartness. Medium body.

3.6
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2012
375ml bottle, Campground Brewdown, thanks yobdoog. Small off-white head, hazy pink body. Aroma is medium sweet, vinous, some sour/lemon, orange/grapefruit, cheese. Taste is medium sweet, sour/vinous, some lemon/cherry, light funk/cheese. Medium body, some effervescence.

4
jackl (8271) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Pours deep rusted cranberry red with a small white head. The nose is bright and floral. Aromas of flower petals, herbs, and light cranberry abound. Nice. The taste is soft vinous red fruits and summery herbs. Floral and soft, sweet. The finish has hints of tart fruits, slightly buggy. Light body, soft carbonation. Overall, very nice, tasty. This beer’s worth the price.

3.2
AdamChandler (5113) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Looks like grapefruit juice. Minor head. Smells like oranges, flowers and juniper berries. Sort of a champagne mouthfeel, tastes like candi sugar and lots of floral notes, some honey and orange juice.

4.1
sneaks2210 (46) - New York, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Pours a hazy dark pink, verging on ruby red with a foamy white head. Loads of bubbles streaming up the side of the glass. The aroma has plenty of floral notes, sour cherries, red grapefruit, and a light Brett funkiness. The taste is nice and subtle. It’s sour, slightly bitter with a floral and citric backbone. Medium bodied and dry. A delicious, very easy to drink sour ale.

4.2
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pours a wonderful red color. Aroma is floral, tart, sour cherries, cranberry. Flavor has a floral note, some good berries and is nice and tart. Juicy and invites you to keep sipping. Really good. Thanks to boamr for the share!

4.3
hivemind (918) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle @ Gingerman with streets and James. Ruby red pour, nose of airy, fleeting red fruit. Palate is very subtle red fruit like strawberry and cherry. Tart yet not sour and not as robust or packed full of fruit as I was hoping. But that kept me sipping. James said it was much better on tap but he’s a stupid butt.


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