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Golden Chaos Golden Ale - Bootlegger's Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

94 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | 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: 94 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-17-2014 20:44:01 | More by bostonryan
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-20-2014 22:41:01 | More by 2GOOFY
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pkalix

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-21-2013 23:31:25 | More by pkalix
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jeff1973

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-30-2013 06:56:49 | More by jeff1973
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-27-2013 00:08:58 | More by ralphw56
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-09-2013 19:13:44 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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impending

California

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

10-30-2013 04:20:35 | More by impending
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Wowcoolman

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-23-2014 01:13:24 | More by Wowcoolman
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Braz

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-24-2013 19:15:04 | More by Braz
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Murrhey

Montana

3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2012 07:04:07 | More by Murrhey
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

06-30-2013 19:29:35 | More by Beerbuddy21
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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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AlexChillton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

California

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a growler I picked up from the brewery/tasting room yesterday to a Duvel chalice.
Fairly mirky amber/caramel color with a 2cm bubbly white head. Low retention and no lacing.

Belgian candy sugar, banana and caramel malt on the nose.

Light flavor. Not alot of depth. Slight sweetness up front similar to the banana flavors in a Hef. Also orange peel and maybe bitter mango. Transitions quickly to a slight sour finish. Flavor is pleasant and fairly balanced.

Light bodied and crisp mouth feel with good carbonation.

Overall it's good but nothing special. Could be a beer for someone trying to transition into liking sours. The right time to drink this beer is now in this hot CA summer.

Serving type: growler

07-11-2011 23:55:34 | More by MrVonzipper
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Bnoise11

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-15-2014 03:34:42 | More by Bnoise11
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-22-2014 15:57:09 | More by kmanjohnson
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Bandi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-01-2013 20:17:09 | More by Bandi
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Raziel313

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-09-2014 05:09:59 | More by Raziel313
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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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SoCaliC8

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-17-2014 11:27:02 | More by SoCaliC8
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AlexM

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

California

2.95/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up at the local Total Wines a few days ago. Have not yet had this offering from Bootleggers, hope it helps cool me down with the heat wave.

A: The beer pours a slightly cloudy, but can still see through orange. A billow white head rose over two inches, but faded ridiculously fast, and left no lace. I could have sworn I had just poured a glass of soda, or orange Shasta, strange.

S: Mild orange peel, some light candy sugar, pear, and sweet malt.

T: Tangerine, orange, peach. Light esters of yeast and malt, and bit sticky.

M: Light, thin, and again sticky sugar. It's tasting nearly flat, despite the crazy carbonation upon pouring.

O: Hate to knock a local breweries beer, but this is average, barely. Not sure what happened with the carbonation, and the overall profile is light, tame, and muted, and bit sticky sweet. It is bottled condition, so maybe the yeast is to blame, and if so that's a shame, but something that surely can be fixed. No plans to revisit this one at the moment though.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2011 21:47:53 | More by Retsinis
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g_jenkins

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-22-2013 08:24:42 | More by g_jenkins
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JHendu

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-24-2013 21:34:31 | More by JHendu
Golden Chaos Golden Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.