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5 Golden Rings - The Bruery

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534 Ratings
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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 21
Gots: 195 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

5 Golden Rings is the 5th verse in our ‘12 Days of Christmas’ winter seasonal ale series. The only golden ale in the bunch, we spiced up the natural pause in the classic song with cinnamon, allspice and ginger along with the delicious sweet and tangy flavor of pineapple. The resulting ale is a true holiday treat that can be enjoyed fresh or cellared until 2019, when 12 Drummers Drumming will be released.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 11-03-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Split the bottle with angrybaboon.

Appearance: Hazy gold. Small tight bubbly collar. Vague wispy cap. Oily splotches of lace.

Smell: Floral. Pineapple juice. Tons of spice. Loaded with allspice, ginger, and cinnamon. Huge hit of The Bruery's Belgian yeast strain. Clove and some.serious spiciness. Pale malt sweetness. Some powdery yeast as well. So much pineapple. Almost like a dessert. Pineapple upside-down cake.

Taste: Straight up pineapple. Juice with a little bit of flesh. Tons of spice. Clove, cinnamon and nutmeg. A.good hit of spicy ginger as well. Sweet pale malts and some beastly Belgian yeast. Some banana as well. Something like cake in the sweetness. It is pineapple upside-down cake with Belgian yeast thrown in for good measure.

Mouthfeel: Slightly slick mediumish body. Moderate to high carbonation. A little wet.

Overall: It's a cake and it's a lie.

So much pineapple. And that's the best part.

Goblinmunkey7, Apr 07, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours with a golden color and limited head. Light carbonation. Extreme sweetness in the first taste but a thick mouthfeel. Definitely has the smell and taste of pineapple and oranges. Initial impression was that this beer is almost too sweet
Overall it was okay but I think I would only buy again for the full 12 days of Christmas series.. this wasn't anything special

alaimoa, Jul 26, 2013
5 Golden Rings from The Bruery
81 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.