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Gulden Fraug Belgian Style Ale - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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81
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67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: becktone on 11-24-2006)
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Photo of discovolante65
4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought this one because I just had the Crusher and liked it. The price on this one was where it should be for the ABV and the category.

Poured this into the Duvel bulb aggressively. Amber, golden orange color with a half-inch, quickly dissolving head that becomes a thin off-white ring after 30 seconds. Tiny bubbles, but an ever-streaming flow of them in a funnel coming up from the bottom.

Smells very sweet and fruity. Bananas and malt and that strange bread/yeast smell that this style has. A little spice as well.

Taste doesn't hide the alcohol, but it doesn't burn too hot and its a steady, minimal presence as opposed to a finishing slap like most high abv's. Sugary-malt with a caramel, fruit-cocktail syrup to finish. Not at all bitter, and barely what I would consider pale ale, but delicious none the less. I don't taste any hops at all.

Medium almost syrupy, but not too heavy and doesn't linger too long or end up bitter.

Smooth throughout but gets a little hot as it gets warmer. I would definitely drink more than one of these. I'm glad I don't have to share this one tonight. It's 27 degrees, we're looking at 6-10 inches of snow and I just shoveled. Now if I only had a fireplace to cozy up to with this one.

discovolante65, Jan 11, 2009
Photo of UltraZelda64
3.28/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours with very little head, which quickly dissipates to little more than a thin ring around the sides of the glass and some small bubbles suspended at the surface in the middle of the glass. Very few bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass, and what ones are there are small. Color is a pretty coppery-orange, and crystal clear. Not much going on with such little (and short-lived) head and so few bubbles rising, but the color almost makes up for it. At 10.5% ABV, I can't complain really... with such a high level of alcohol, the head is bound to be small and short-lived.

Smell: Very sweet and fruity. Strangely, I can also smell pumpkin. I first thought this would make a good Halloween beer when I smelled it. It smells awkward to me, and not quite like the other Belgian beers I had, but there's something I just like about it...

Taste: Alcohol showed up in my first sip, as well as lots of fruity sweetness hinted at by the smell. From then on, the alcohol has moved back some as the fruity flavors kicked in. Very complex and strong flavors. Has a somewhat-strong bite to it. The flavors really come out as it warms up.

Mouthfeel: I would say it's about medium. It's not like water, but then it's not quite like some porters, stouts and weizens I've had either.

Drinkability: Surprisingly high considering the amount of alcohol. However, I would drink this one as a sipping beer; it's strong. Very strong. As I drink more, the drinkability goes down, making it hard to finish this entire bottle. Meanwhile, I can already feel the effects.

Overall, not too bad, but nothing amazing either. I wouldn't mind getting this one again, although I would like to see a six-pack option. As it is currently, it's about 8 bucks for a single, 22oz bottle. That alone makes this a beer to seek out only on occasion, and especially when someone else is around to drink the other half of it. Unfortunately, the Hoppin' Frog beers I want to try the most (Wild Frog Wheat, B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher, and Silk Porter) are not at the local store I go to, but this beer is not a bad first try from this brewery as far as I can tell. I look forward to trying some of their others.

UltraZelda64, Jan 08, 2009
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy, deep amber body topped only by a thin ring of white bubbles.

Smell: Sweet-smelling, candylike nose with notes of sugar-coated fruits, mainly peach and plum. Also, there's some bready malts as well as light touches of spice and alcohol.

Taste: Plenty of maltiness with a mixture of simple syrup and caramel sweetness. Perhaps a pinch of toasted grain in there as well. Dash of spices. All of the fruitiness from the nose. Hmm, there's no real hop character or bitterness, leaving this to finish sweet, candyish, and decidedly warming.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Well, that's that. And about that, I must say: it's yummy. An instant classic Belgian-style brew? It's doubtful. But it's tasty and surely that's gotta still count for something these days.

ChainGangGuy, Jan 01, 2009
Photo of seangroves
4.18/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance:
Poured with about 1/4" white foamy head that dissipates quickly. Color is copper-orange and quite clear.

Smell:
Smell is fruity, similar to a banana.

Taste:
Slight bitterness at the beginning then quite malty yet the fruitiness of the hops and yeast used come through in a complementing manner.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied, very smooth and easy on the palate.

Drinkability:
This beer, despite its lack of head, is an excellently balanced beer and very easy to drink on casually. I would have another.

seangroves, Oct 31, 2008
Photo of Oxymoron
3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

How do you spell Golden Frog? Pours a hazy straw colored yellow with a some golden hues throughout. A soft white head when poured but not much retention or lacing during the tasting.

The nose comes out with a nice malty presence. Some grainy and sugary sweet notes up front but still remains dry and soft. Some limited yeast notes with some minor fruity tropical fruit and orange aromas. Some minor cloves. Would have liked more of a ester profile but good. Some noticeable alcohol notes are bit of a deterrent.

The taste is very muddled overall. The malt, to start, has a harsh grainy taste that is boarder line astringent. The candy notes are muffled by some of the off yeast notes. Some limited butyric notes with more of a drainage like taste. Some Belgium characteristics with a some fruity and floral notes. A light pepper and noticeable alcohol flavors as well. A bit hoppy for style but ok.

The body is closer to moderate than light. Would like way more carbonation to balance some off notes. Some close astringent notes. Overall there the nose was promising but feels like the beer was under pitched with some of the off notes.

Oxymoron, Oct 30, 2008
Photo of Nipitato
2.53/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Purchased a bottle at Julio's Liquors located in Westborough, MA.

A: Amber hue. No head. Good clarity. This beer has legs.

S: Dark fruits and fusel alcohols dominate. Very sweet. Somewhat one dimensional.

T: Ridiculously sweet taste, which gets in the way of the other flavor characteristics. Dried fruits and alcohol. Not very good.

MF: Cloyingly thick due to sweetness. Low carbonation.

D, notes: Far too sweet to be drinkable. Not impressive in the least.

Nipitato, Aug 08, 2008
Photo of BEERchitect
3.1/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Looks like I found my first mediocre Hoppin' Frog Ale. The beer looks suspect after pouring a with dull carbonation and only a pale ale-ish head formation with low staying power. Sparkling clarity and a bright copper hue makes for an attractive liquor. Aromas of very sweet, syrupy malts dwarf any Belgian character and drown out the moderate fruits. Hops (as they should) are bringing up the rear with subtle herbal, floral notes. The beer tastes as sweet as the nose suggests, I could argue the syrupy flavors with touches of molassas and brown sugar. Although the beer is acidic at times, it does not get into the berry, vineous, sharp flavors that Belgian pales often bring. The body suffers the most becasue of the weight of the beer due to modest carbonation, high sugar rates, and lingering syrup flavors. The beer never dries out or lifts off the palate, leaving a long sweet aftertaste and some hop bittering late. As far as Belgians are concerned, this beer is characterless, lacking depth, and displaying only timid Belgian identity. I like the beer but could just as easity pass for an English Barleywine with a tawny Port twang.

BEERchitect, Jul 28, 2008
Photo of PorterLover83
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Head went away fairly quickly and had the apprearance of iced tea. Strong malty smell with candied fruits as well. Taste starts out very thick with a malt background and then brings out some hops. Had a big alcohol taste to follow and you can feel it warming as it goes down. Pretty good beer. Can't drink too much of it as one bomber at 10.5% made me feel pretty good.

PorterLover83, Jul 13, 2008
Photo of shroompod
3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours with an orange hue , no head or lacing.

Smell is slightly boozy , caramel malts.

Sweet malty flavor, yeasty , cloves , a decent Belgian flavor. Alcohol is apparent.

Mouthfeel is off , carbonation is low , Alcohol dries this out pretty good.

Overall a nice attempt , I may need to pick up another to compare bottles.

shroompod, Jul 04, 2008
Photo of IBUnit63
4.05/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Surprisingly wispy head, but very active carbonation. For something in style saying "keep refrigerated" I expect more volume to the head. Amber, caramel apple body. Looks more like a barley wine w/x/o carbonation.

Very mild Granny Smith and muscat aroma. Clean, refreshing scent (not what's expected). Seems like it needs warmth. Cider tones.

Tastes like a cold, carbonated, mild Aussie sticky. Muscat and caramel apples with a staunch alcohol burn. Thoroughly out of style? Yes. Enjoyable? Sure. Needs warmth.

Even when cold it's thick and syrupy with that viscous sweet alcohol burn. Still enjoyable but a little disjointed. Not getting a lot of generic Belgian character here.

It's drinkable as a sipper but what the hell is it?

IBUnit63, Jun 26, 2008
Photo of scruffwhor
3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a maple syrup, yet clear amber hue. No lacing or head or bubbling. Good color, but lacks in all other departments. The aroma is very sweet, notes of light maple syrup, toffee, some honeydew, and cantaloupe. The The taste is very sweet with fruits of cantaloupe, buttered honeydew, light carameld toffee. But insanely sweet, no balance at all. Don't taste any yeast and no off setting hop flavors. The palate is equally sweet as well as syrupy with a lot of heat from the alcohol as the beer warms. A little boozey.

scruffwhor, Jun 24, 2008
Photo of mhewes
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A : Pours a dark golden color with a small white head which disappears real quickly

S : Not much of a smell but there is a nice sweet malt smell along with some fruits and sugar.

T : A nice smooth taste, hints of caramel, fruits, and a nice malt flavor. The alcohol makes it's presence known at the finish.

M : Syrupy and sticky

D : Way too sweet. If it was turned down some more, it would be really good.

mhewes, Jun 18, 2008
Photo of callmescraps
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Grabbed a bomber on the way home. Looking forward to something different, and, the 10 abv after a long day.

Appearance - Pours a nice dark gold with minimal head.

Smell - Hoppy with a little hint of sugar, and a nice fruitiness. Frankly, it smells pretty damn good. Not quite as spicy as some Belgians, but nothing to be ashamed of.

Taste - Quite disappointing. It's a little sweet, with a little hop, a touch of spice, and a lots of booze. The 10 abv pretty much overpowers everything else. Just very sharp tasting, not so much a burn as a bitter/sourness.

Mouthfeel - Surprisingly smooth. Not much of a challenge, but nice and pleasant.

Drinkability - The alcohol taste makes it tough to session, but the smoothness in the mouth makes it go faster than you'd expect.

Kind of disappointing overall. It looked good, it smelled good, but it fell short in taste. Well, I was looking for that 10 abv, and I got it. That's for sure.

Quick edit: It just dawned on me. This tasted a lot more like a Barleywine than any sort of "Belgian Style Ale". As much as anything, it was a swing and a miss on trying to emulate an absolutely classic beer style.

callmescraps, Jun 03, 2008
Photo of smcolw
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Clear amber color. Moderate head that recedes into a rocky tight-bubbled froth. Almost no lace.

Mild, but appropriate, Belgian aromas; yeasty and grainy.

Very, very sweet for the style. Good Belgian flavors. Full bodied, low carbonation. Frankly, it's too sugary for me to enjoy.

Gosh, I do root for these guys, because I like their daringness to try new things. But, this one is a miss.

smcolw, May 25, 2008
Photo of brushtachio
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured vigorously from a 22 oz, this had a rich amber color, not cloudly but with yeast floating in suspension. The head was almost non existent.

The wasn't much to the smell. A sweet floral tones riding a boozy backbone.

Two prominent tastes were assorted candy (rather jumbled like you stuck you hand in a bag of hard candy and popped whatever you grabbed in your mouth) and malty whiskey.

I would still rather drink this than most (all) of the offerings at the local taverns but this is a competitive style and others do it better.

brushtachio, May 18, 2008
Photo of albern
4.45/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is an excellent Belgian style beer, and what a pleasure it was to experience it. The beer pours a clear amber color with some head, but nothing exceptional. The beer is medium bodied, a little syrupy, less so than I was expecting, and plenty carbonated. The taste is just wonderful florals, Belgian candied sugars in the fermentation, coriander, spice, clove, and a big orange bouquet. This is an eminently delicious beer and about the most well disguised 10% ABV beer you're likely to find. This is one that is well worth seeking out. L'Chaim.

albern, May 12, 2008
Photo of Gehrig
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Somewhat cloudy cider-orange body is capped with two fingers of off-white foam that don't linger long enough, but leave decent lacing on the good ol' DAB mug. Plenty of fruit and brown sugar greet the nose, with apricot and berry most prominently represented. I'd like the taste to be a little stickier, but it's rather good, smooth and fruity. The stickiness would enhance the texture, which is a bit thin. This holds up well and is nicely carbonated, and the smooth texture might be the nicest element of Gulden Fraug. The high ABV (10.5%) does catch up to the drinker soon enough, no question.

It's not an overwhelming BSDA and, in fact, would rank as just fairly good compared to top-notch BSDAs. However, this is still a good, solid BSDA worth ending a night with. Good.

Gehrig, May 02, 2008
Photo of hustlesworth
4.35/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A- sweet cascading bubble action! nice ivory head with a layer of batter on top and fizzy active bubbles underneath. it's effervescent and alive and pretty noisy and leaves a patchwork of sticky lace that morph into drippy tiers like cake icing. color is a hazy warm tropical sunset against the light, kind of a dirty apricot.

S- banana, clove, cotton candy, and the smallest amount of bubblegum, peach/apricot, mango, and red plum. some alcohol is there in the form of a rose wine, but it's more like a supporting role that enhances the other players. very fruity and yeasty smelling and borderline tropical. the nice color seems to fit the aroma well.

T- one thing i really like about hoppin frog beers-- every one i've had so far is brewery fresh so maybe that has something to do with it BUT, the malt is so toasty and pronounced, layers deep, though it definitely does not overpower the other flavors, it tastes almost exactly like honey smacks or super golden crisp cereals. toasted puffed wheat that tastes like barley. amazing. another complex brew starts off with a bit of flowery spicy hops followed by a sort of metallic mineral water taste, almost like it was brewed in belgium. apricot/plum tartness comes next then WHAM you get blasted with hop bitterness and intense candy sugar sweetness simultaneously and it kinda sends a shiver down my spine. naturally the sweetness subdues the bitter, leaving it in the dust. the finish is light and dry and full of those toasted puffed barley cereal tastes that i mentioned above.

MF- feel is smooth and creamy. literally like a lightly carbonated whole milk thanks to the obvious amount of candy sugar added. despite its sweetness, this beer is never cloying. everything seems to balance out. it leaves the palate with a very neutral feeling, not grainy, but with the sense that grain has been there, not syrupy, not dry, just a perfect culmination of all things.

D- for such a big flavorful beer, it drinks smooth and easy, and the 10.5% alcohol is very well hidden. still within the style classification, the color taste and aroma for me seem to put it somewhere between a BSDA and a trippel. hats off again to the brewmaster, i see big things in the future.

hustlesworth, Apr 15, 2008
Photo of brewdlyhooked13
2.83/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - pours a bright copper, a scant head with little formation, duration, or lace.

Aroma - smells boozy. Some malted, candyish grain getting through but not much.

Taste - a light whiskey malt flavor, diluted but it's there. Some Belgian candi sugar provides a standard element. Some phenols and spiciness come across okay, there is a peaty, almost ashtray-like smoke on the aftertaste and finish. I think that could be chased with a little heavier grain bill, this beer just tastes watered down. The abv is well hidden for a brew of this strength, but pushes a little as it warms.

Mouthfeel - thin and under-carbonated.

Drinkability - it could be better, still - I wish I could make a brew like this on *my* first attempt. A plain entrant for the style; I wouldn't go for it again unless I hear it has improved.

brewdlyhooked13, Mar 08, 2008
Photo of AKBelgianBeast
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to mcallister for the trade.

Pours a cloudy murky dark peach/nectarine color. head dissipates fast. Nose is very similar to a witbier. Taste is very wheaty and slightly overspiced. There is a certain element of a triple here but it is weak, it tastes very much more wheaty. The mouthfeel is interestingly thick, but a little akward. Great drinkability for the abv, but what it makes up for in drinkability it lacks in taste and truth to style. Good beer, just a funky classification.

AKBelgianBeast, Jan 08, 2008
Photo of elmore
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass. Dark copper-orange hazy color. Minimal head with some scattered lacing left down the glass.

S: not an overpowering aroma - slightly sweet with a hint of cloves. Some bready, yeasty notes.

T: Syrupy sweet with hints of malt and yeast and a little alcohol warmth.

M: Thick viscous - coats the tongue and lingers. Medium carbonation.

D: Alcohol is well hidden and is overall very smooth and pleasant - sweetness limits drinkability more than ABV.

An interesting Belgian style ale - I don't really know what to compare it to. Not quite a pale ale and not quite a dark ale-somewhere in between. I don't think it is a very good representation of the style, but interesting and worth a try none-the-less.

elmore, Dec 07, 2007
Photo of PBRstreetgang
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cellared for 1 year. Pours a pale garnet hue with a dull haze from the yeast pour. Dense and fizzy one finger head shows decent retention given the ABV and shows spotty lacing. The aroma is on the simple side but well executed albiet somewhat mild; Pilsener malt and beet sugar nose with appropriate level or spicy alcohol and ester/phenol scent. Lightly toasted and dextrinous malt flavor upfront (Aromatic or Caravienna?), followed by abundant sharp Pils and a wave of candi sugar and booze. A sweet touch of honey and light caramel in the aftertaste are coupled with a low but perciveable hop bitterness and tart belgian phenols and a rum raisin taste.. The alcohol, the suggestion of Czech or German hops and the tangy ester are the balancing factors here that keep this sweet beer from cloying. The medium body and mild carbonation actually increase the perceived sweetness due to thier being lower than tradional Tripels and BSPA's. It seems apparent that the body was lightened with some kind of simple sugar, but the mouthfeel is slightly more viscous than one expects of the style. However, the beer holds a respectable drinkability because the residual sweetness is not overpowering. Finishes easy with the ester and phenolics showing a little as more as it warms; but still at a restrained level. Incidentally, I am scoring this as a Tripel because the label says "golden abbey ale" and it sure doesn't look like any BSDA I've ever seen.

PBRstreetgang, Nov 09, 2007
Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Body is a pale shade of amber with a honey gold glow at the edges. Head stands at an inch of quick fading off white foam. Nose is very sweet with floral bursts. Smells of mellon and Pez also are there. Super sweet and syrupy solky on first sip. Hints of malty yeast are well balanced with the spicey mouthfeel. The mouthfeel it leaves is actually very nice but super thick. Alchol is well hidden but definitely ther as it warms the belly well. Based on its strength you couldnt drink more than one. A little rough around the edges but a very good beer.

SPLITGRIN, Nov 02, 2007
Photo of Homerbag
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark orange with virtually no head. The head that was there laced nicely down the goblet.
Aroma was a cluster of Belgian yeast, fruit, and some weak malt. You can tell this one is gonna be boozy by the smell.
Tastes of yeast, dark fruit, candi sugar. Attacks all ends of the tounge all at once. Not much of a foreplay, just straight to the flavors. Alcohol is not hidden at all. You can feel your face and lips warm up with this one. That being said it does not have any alcohol burn to it,
Feels good, nice sticky coat on the tounge lets you enjoy this for a while.
Overall, not bad, not that great, but it has a lot of promise. I'll age this one next time.

Homerbag, Oct 23, 2007
Photo of BuckeyeNation
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Rustic orange with a dark bronze-like glow. This one looks darker than a BSPA and lighter than a BSDA. In fact, it looks like a barleywine. Up top is an orange creamsicle cap that is firm rather than creamy and is beginning to leave a fair amount of lace in a 'king's crown' pattern.

The nose is different and is really nothing like most BSDAs that I've run across. I'll have to go with general impressions since specifics escape me. The beer is fruity (ripe apricots and red apples perhaps), spicy and mildly phenolic. No alcohol is evident. This could go either way on the taste buds... and I can't predict which way it'll be.

If I was to judge Gulden Fraug alongside most world-class BSDAs, it wouldn't fare very well. If I was to judge it in isolation, as a big, sweet, Belgian-style ale that tries very hard to please and (mostly) succeeds, it isn't too bad. Damning with faint praise? Well, let's see what the beer at mid-bomber has to say for itself.

It's still golden fruity (apricots soaked in apricot brandy, sugar syrup and Laphroaig Scotch whisky) and has more of a clovey, Belgian yeast character than I initially gave it credit for. The Laphroaig comparison was meant to describe the phenolic undercurrent that probably isn't prominent enough to turn off the casual drinker (assuming the casual drinker would buy it). There's no shortage of different flavors, it's just that they could fit together a little better.

Anyone who likes big beer should like the mouthfeel. All that malt and all that candi sugar make sure that things are as plush as can be. I like the stickiness that accumulates on the tongue and the lips as the ounces disappear.

Gulden Fraug Belgian Style Ale won't put even a minor scare into the most accomplished BSDAs and is probably my least favorite Hoppin' Frog beer so far. That doesn't mean that it isn't a worthwhile purchase. This is a recipe that Mr. Karm should tweak until he comes up with something that can stand shoulder to shoulder with the rest of his excellent lineup.

BuckeyeNation, Oct 02, 2007
Gulden Fraug Belgian Style Ale from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.