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Golden Chaos Golden Ale - Bootlegger's Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

102 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, 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: dbONE on 08-20-2008)
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Ratings: 102 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-14-2013 21:31:12 | More by Roy1586
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Tom-Peters

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-11-2013 19:50:28 | More by Tom-Peters
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mvdillman

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-19-2013 02:03:05 | More by mvdillman
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cheetsmageets

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-10-2013 21:38:29 | More by cheetsmageets
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12owls

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

01-31-2013 22:39:00 | More by 12owls
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beerpadawan

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-23-2013 18:38:44 | More by beerpadawan
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rafa1213

California

4.75/5  rDev +25%

11-20-2012 04:43:38 | More by rafa1213
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FosterJM

California

3.58/5  rDev -5.8%

1571st Review on BA
Bottle to Pokal
750ml C/C

New Label Design
My prize for winning a bet with a co-worker.

App- Was a whole lot darker than I thought it would be. It was more of a brown with a bit of gold to it. Fairly dense in the glass with some good cling. Just a unique color for the style.

Smell- This was a pretty nice strong ale. Fairly boozy with a bit of citrus, cream, candy, grass and hay. A little strong but got the point across.

Taste- It was good but something just didnt sit right. It had a lot competeing in the glass and was flavorul. You got more orange fruits with orange, apricot and peach flavors melded with a bit of that aroma from the hay and grass. A little bitter and hoppy to balance it all out.

Mouth- A fairly medium body with a low-medium carbonation. A lot of peach, apricot and bitter on the finish. Fairly smooth and creamy as well.

Drink- It was a nice beer to sit with. I might have not needed to open this one last night but was good none the less.

10-17-2012 16:21:19 | More by FosterJM
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hickmancase

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-16-2012 20:34:56 | More by hickmancase
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BigLittleHokis

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

09-13-2012 05:46:47 | More by BigLittleHokis
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.18/5  rDev -16.3%

Pours golden with a substantive lasting head. Neutral aroma. Scary bottle as moisture beads outside the cork. Average mouthfeel. Dirty blonde that degenerates into yeast and alcohol, a tad of spice and fruit and more would have been better. not great drinkability.Bottle in trade with West Coast rater.

09-02-2012 03:00:37 | More by Sammy
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khall

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

08-21-2012 07:06:05 | More by khall
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AlexM

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-12-2012 16:40:55 | More by AlexM
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.58/5  rDev -5.8%

On tap at Bootlegger’s Brewery in Fullerton, CA.

Pours a clear honey orange with a tan head that fades to nothing. No lacing on this one. Smell is of grain, malt, spice, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a mild medicinal bitterness after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but I like the way it smells over the way it tastes.

06-19-2012 00:48:38 | More by UCLABrewN84
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leodarko

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-16-2012 08:34:53 | More by leodarko
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Lucasperea

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

06-01-2012 21:03:14 | More by Lucasperea
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drjman


4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

05-30-2012 15:22:35 | More by drjman
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-20-2012 01:46:05 | More by AlexChillton
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Mattylegend

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-05-2012 20:11:12 | More by Mattylegend
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FutureJack

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-05-2012 16:23:06 | More by FutureJack
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DM1293

California

4.28/5  rDev +12.6%

Taste - Hops play in a citrusy sweet way, but its very smooth. I get notes of apricot among the hops...and the rest just tastes like a really good golden Belgian ale.

Overall - I really like this one. This is a great spring/summer beer, its very refreshing and easy drinking. I think bootleggers has a trend of making beers with high alcoholic content, but keeping them very smooth and easy drinks...

03-05-2012 03:40:13 | More by DM1293
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-17-2012 19:32:22 | More by John11486
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Murrhey

Montana

3.35/5  rDev -11.8%

Poured on-tap at Taco Asylum. Reviewed from notes.

A- No real head to speak of, ruby red and orangish color.

S- Fruity and light hops. Cherry and lemon notes present.

T- Hoppy and very, very fruity! Lemon and plum maybe? Those flavors take over. Tart and citrusy.

M- Very light bodied and lightly carbonated.

O- Very drinkable and fruity. Lovely lighter beer for such a strong one.

02-06-2012 07:04:07 | More by Murrhey
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EinWeizenbitte

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-04-2012 01:35:43 | More by EinWeizenbitte
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TouchOfEvil

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-29-2012 08:16:05 | More by TouchOfEvil
Golden Chaos Golden Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.