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Trail Magic Belgian Golden Strong - Nantahala Brewing Company

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Trail Magic Belgian Golden Strong
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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 4.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nantahala Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: n2185 on 04-24-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

WOLFGANG, Jan 04, 2014
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Photo of mte1972
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

October 2012 bottle, 25 oz., poured into a pint glass.

A hazy, cloudy golden color, slightly orange, with thin head. Immediately astringent and boozy odor with a hint of fruit. Lightly carbonated, medium body--nice and inviting once the boozy odor settles down.

The first few sips are tough, probably should have served at a warmer temp. The flavors--fruit, caramel, a little spice--eventually caught up to the initially overwhelming alcohol taste for a pleasant, unusual Belgian strong.

mte1972, Mar 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazy clay orange with a finger of khaki head that fades into a thin ring with little lacing.

S: Oak and red wine aromas hit first followed by a strong kick of funk and must. Smells almost like a Brett beer. The finish is of sweet light fruits with just a little tartness.

T: Oak and red wine flavors permeate throughout along with a musty barnyard and funky flavor. There are some tart and sweet fruit notes along with sweet bread flavors underneath. Slight alcohol burn on the finish.

M: Medium body with lowish carbonation, this beer avoids being watery despite the lack of carbonation.

O: An impressive beer overall. I didn't know what to expect going into this, but am very pleasantly surprised. I love the combination of red wine and funky flavors in this beer.

n2185, Apr 24, 2013
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Trail Magic Belgian Golden Strong from Nantahala Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.