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Holy Mackerel Special Golden Ale - Holy Mackerel Brewing

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BA SCORE
76
okay

210 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Holy Mackerel Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-02-2008)
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3.98/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to dimenhetfield for this one!

12oz brown glass pry-top bottle. 2010 on front label. "HMFL: 1838A" stamped on shoulder.

Appearance: A hazy amber gold with some thin bone-white head. No lacing or spotting.

Nose: Rich fruit Belgian yeast. Smells dense and creamy with some bready notes and a little spice (coriander?).

Palate: Crisp with some acidity (orange peel?). Big bold Belgian yeast and fluffy carbonation. Orange is a predominant flavor with some lemon zest backing it up. Herbal notes round things out and the finish is moderately long.

Notes: Seriously impressed with this beer. Never heard of it before, but this was a very pleasant first experience. I would happily drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2010 04:19:56 | More by SFLpunk
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Holy Mackerel Special Golden Ale from Holy Mackerel Brewing
76 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.