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5 Golden Rings - The Bruery

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518 Ratings
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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 20
Gots: 187 | FT: 15
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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A - Luminous peach-fuzzy gold. A sort of gauzy clarity, with a small bubbly head that gives way to a halo. Nice column of rising bubbles like sparkling wine.

S - Sharp pineapple and champagne aroma that would suggest a barrel-aged sour more than a golden ale. Some spice in the background.

T - Hot and spicy. Immediate tang of tropical fruit, with some citrus and candied fruit. Borders on sickly sweet. The ABV hits you in face. Really, the whole flavor medley is more reminiscent of a rum punch that a Belgian-inflected ale.

M - Medium heavy, and frothy.

O - Less than spellbinding. An off-kilter nose and taste that's compelling, but there's nothing to bring me back. Still, I'll check in for the next entry.

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A - Opaque cloudy bright orange colour with a thin layer of cream coloured head.

S - Belgian yeast, banana, pineapple, spice and a hint of bubblegum.

T - A massive sweetness up front with some warming alcohol. Spice (clove) and a light pineapple presence with some bready/honey sweetness. This beer is bordering on being cloyingly sweet and is difficult to drink.

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5 Golden Rings from The Bruery
80 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.