RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the Spirit of legendary gold rush born on the mighty rivers of our Golden State of California, we off Rio d’Oro, or River of Gold. Brewed with Belgian pilsner and caramel malts, Styrian Golding hops and Belgian yeast from East Flanders, this tresure glitters with aromas of tropical fruits and dry effervescent finish. A shining nugget to add to your cache, Rio d’Oro is truly worth its weight in gold.

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3.7
wlajwl (7068) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 21, 2017
Aroma is Belgian yeast, spices and husky grains/malts. The flavor is Belgian yeast, bubblegum, spicy, grainy malts and a sweetish/fruit finish.

3.7
Icedwarf (1804) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2017
Oranjebruin bier met mooie schuimkraag. Smaak is warm en vol, zoet en kruidig met iets van rozijnen, port, mandarijn, vanille en noten.

3.4
onceblind (10579) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 5, 2017
Clear brilliant golden with a thin bubbly white head. Brisk Belgian estery blonde nose with a kiss of bubblegum and dust. Crisp pale blonde flavor with a light sweetness, some honey, a large body, and a estery crisp blonde malty finish.

2.6
Inbreak (6531) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2017
14.07.2017, 0,65l bottle shared @ local tasting:
Nice fizzy-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet floral, sap, wet grain, hay, minerals, alcohol, grass, weeds, flowers, caramel. Taste is slightly sweet floral, sap, weeds, hay, grass, minerals, flowers, yeast, alcohol, wet grain, fruit stones, "knekk", medicine, old leafs. Medium bitterness, slightly watery and harsh mineraly mouthfeel. Fair enough, kind of old I guess.

3.2
ej (1330) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2017
Shared bottle. Pours a golden body with a white top. Aroma of caramel, raisins and lots of malts. Might have been on the shelf for a bit too long, it is a bit oxidised. Taste is fairly sweet with malts, caramel, toffee and hints of dried fruits. Still ok.

3.5
Christos (5889) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2017
(High Water Rio d’Oro) Bottle 650ml at home, served into a big tulip, ABV 8.5% Deep copper orange colour on the body, crystal clear, with a good sized and thick white head on top. Aroma of malts, sugars, stone fruits, old wood. Taste is sweet, light oxidation present, stone fruits, sugars, a bit of marmalade, alcohol. Medium body. Good, probably I’ll have a headache tomorrow, it just has that profile.

2.5
simontomlinson (590) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2017
Off white fluffy head soon left a cover on a lightly effervescent copper coloured body. Fruity malt aroma with hints of butterscotch. Medium body, smooth on the palate & sticky on the back. Sweet sickly tastes of caramel, over ripe fruits. No Belgian yeast & not clean enough.

3.4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottled@The Hobbit Tasting. Hazy golden colour with a mediumsized white head, which lasts for quite a while. Aroma is sweet malts, fruits, some tropical fruit juice, mild spices as well as some toffee. Flavour is tropical fruits, some caramel and mild bready notes as well as some herbal and spicy notes. Also a mild sweet sting of alcohol to it.

3.7
tmzl (367) - SLOVENIA - FEB 9, 2017
Strong "german" malt backbone, rich interplay from grainy to light caramel/candy, no belgian yeast character, alcohol well incorporated

3.6
Torrefacto (1756) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2016
Ámbar turbio y espuma marfil. Aromas de mermelada de fruta amarilla, anís, especias ligero alcohol. Cuerpo denso y sedoso, con sabor dulce de fruta amarilla y anís con final seco.


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