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RATINGS: 1219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Artisan Golden Ale. Ale aged in oak barrels. Barrel aged & bottle conditioned. Aged in large oak casks and refermented in the bottle. Oro de Calabaza is brewed in the Franco-Belgian tradition of special golden ales. Spicy and peppery with a gentle hop bouquet and the beguiling influence of wild yeast. Please enjoy our beers in good health, Cheers and Mahalo plenty!

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2508) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2017
Pale clear yellow with a pale head. Aroma is wild flowers, hint of white wine. Light bodied, herbal and floral on the palate, dry finish. Taste is wild flowers, chamomile, dandelions.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Listigovers (1023) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2016
Bottled 08-21-15, maybe it was the age but this sprayed quite a bit, released a lot of fruity scents. Smell has funky fruitiness and rich spicy grains, wood is subtle. Slight woodiness balances well with the funk, pepper, slight sweetness. Round medium body with lots of fine carbonation. Complex and delicately balanced but surprisingly quaffable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Msdrbeat (579) - East Lansing, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Bottled. Pours a hazy golden with a yeasty sour aroma. Yeast and bitterness dominates with a tinge of tartness,

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Clareeses (49) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Citrus aroma, pours hazy golden, mild carbonation. Yeasty coriander notes with a pleasant, well balanced finish. Dangerously easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (5537) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Hazy, nice head, gentle fruity aroma, floral, peach, a bit of brett, pleasant, sweet flavor, fruity, a bit of brett, mild, not sour, bitter, medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12247) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Sample at the Ann Arbor brewpub. Slightly hazy straw color with a medium white head that evaporates steadily to a film. Short strings of lace. Spice, tart fruit, yeast and malt aromas. Medium body with flavors of funky fruit, oak, coriander, yeast and malt. The finish is funky citrus and peppery yeast. Pretty good all around.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlainG (2080) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2016
Une belle blonde paille, voile et coiffe dune mousse immacule, toutefois phmre. Poivr, fruit, de douces armes de levures sauvages et rustiques seraient des particularits qui brossent bien le portrait du bouquet. Leffervescence, intense, picote la langue avant quon puisse dtecter, et ce, pas aisment, les subtilits des saveurs. Cest acidul, comme le citron. Cest aussi allgrement poivr et une lgre amertume sinstalle en arrire-got. (Emb. 03/09/16 Blend 3) (1943-190816)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Brett, sour citrus fruits, lemon and lime, grapefruit, spices and lightly peppery. Hazy gold, massive, creamy, white head. Medium sour. Sour citrus fruits, grapefruit, lime, brett, oak barrels, soft carbonation, sour and dry finish. Quite a sour BSA. Bottle from Discount Liquor, Milwaukee.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cagou007 (1097) - FRANCE - AUG 15, 2016
Pours hazy yellow with very thin white head. Nose is tart and spicy. Huge tart and sour taste. Aromas are spices (pepper), herbal hops, alcohol, farmhouse yeast. Lively carbonation, light body. Long sour and peppery finish. Weird balance between sourness and bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (4518) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Heavyweight 375 ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter. This "Gold of Pumpkin" ale has an obvious wild yeast component which I find interesting and acceptable in the flavor, but overbearing and unappealing in the aroma. Moderate oak barrel influence. Mildly bitter and tart. Excellent, lively mouthfeel.


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