Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2011
750 mL bottle courtesy of Nate at the 14th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering, 3/19/11, or as some call him... NastyNate. Bottle 105/2157. Pours a clear vibrant copper color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of leafy hops, citrus, toffee, berries, apricots. Very fruity. The taste is spicy hops, tart fruits, strawberries, apricot, citrus, leafy notes, burnt sugar, toffee, coconut and a bit of booze. Medium-full bodied, chewy mouthfeel. Damn good beer. This rocks my world. SudsMcDuff (8496) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Pours a medium yellow, slight haze, good white foam that dies down to sticky lacing .. . reminds me of an imperial saison, pepper, honey .. . light muddled mouth, a nice brew but not worthy of its rareness, still honored to have tried it with friends though.. .. Me fail English? That’s unpossible. MaltOMeal (1094) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2011
Bottle shared by someone at a private tasting. Pours a clear orange with a nice, white head. Nose is of stinky feet or funk and straw. Taste was sweet with hay and spice. Mouthfeel is medium and dry. nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - JUN 19, 2011
Tasted from a 750 ml. bottle at the Bruery. Golden copper in color with a small head. Aromas of yeast and bread. Good solid straight ahead flavors of a belgian golden ale. Some fruit flavors in the background. Full bodied beer and finishes rich on the finish. Stoked to try it. weaselkenievil (1609) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
Usuall when our US bredren do Belgian I like it. This hit high marks for me. Bottle thanks to mesandsim’s tasting again. Damn that was some tasting. Clear gold with a decent white head. Sweet malt aroma, alcohol is quite noticeable, cardboard. Flavour is sweet and yeasty, marmalade, oats. Palate was quite rich. First beer I’ve had from this brewer I think, good work fellas.
Thorpe429 (5122) - , Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
Bottle shared by Azurelimits. Served in a snifter.
Beer pours a light peach color with a good white head and just a bit of lacing. The nose is a bit peachy along with some other stone fruits. A bit of orange there as well. Mild sweetness and a bit of oxidation in the background. Light orange rind as it warms up. The taste offers a bit of stone fruits plus some mild citrus character and a bit of yeast. The body is medium and the beer has a lightly-bitter, dry finish. A bit of honey on the follow through. This is okay. I’m thinking it’s not really getting better at this point.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 01-17-2011 chibuck (3521) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Batch no1 bottle provided by Chris at our latest tasting...a light honey gold pour with NO carbonation at all...Sweet aroma of mostly honey accented by apricots, with a light tart note on the back. Smells good at first, just too strongly sweet without anything breaking it up...The taste is sweet honey with oak, reminds me of a port, as its a total sipper. No way in hell you could finish this bomber without at least five people helping out. Like the aroma the sweetness is fine at first, but then it just gets boring.
A sipper that is not worth trading for, if you get a offered a sip worth a try but that’s about it. MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2011
(Sample Date: 3/19/2011 Source: Missing ) Bottle 105. Thanks to "Nasty" Nate. Caramel sweetness with candi sugar and hints of plum. Very slightly cloudy with fine white head. Spicy with fruity peach pear plum fruitiness. Warming with some peppery notes. Medium to full body and mouth feel. Finish is medium sweet with peppery warming lingering. Gription79 (2892) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - FEB 23, 2011
750 ml bottle. Big thank you to Eric. This beer poured golden with a slight dusting of bubbles for the head. A very delicate nose with lemon, citrus, some light malts. The taste followed, and finished sweet. 5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2011
Bottle 64 of 2157:   Vibrant amber, fairly clear, light carbonation, small white frothy head, spotty lacing.   Malt sticky nose. &Nbsp Alcohol infused pear/apple skin as well.   Seems a little peppery too.   Very sticky on the tongue.   This one is heavy, sticky, malt forward.   Has a biscuity aspect as well.   Not as bright or intense as most other Belgian Goldens, but this one seems heavier.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Finish is warming, very warming.   Seems bright on the finish.   Certainly comes across as a Golden, a VERY big Golden.   Big thanks to Tim for this treat!