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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale - Epic Brewing Company

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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden AleBrainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 11
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale is has a rich and complex malt flavor balanced with a little bit of spicy noble hops and strong influences of fermentation esters from the Belgian yeast used. Various Belgian like Rock Candies, hops and grains are employed to express variations within the style. Deceivingly drinkable, some liken theses ales to Devil sneaking up on you, so consume responsibly.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-10-2010)
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Texas

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-27-2014 05:28:15 | More by droobydoo
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-22-2014 23:32:40 | More by afsdan
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-17-2014 04:07:40 | More by 40ontarget
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-14-2014 14:09:05 | More by katieapainter
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-12-2014 01:56:34 | More by DrBier
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-08-2014 19:45:42 | More by Haybeerman
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-25-2014 15:21:42 | More by Tom-Peters
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

Never really would have bought this since it's just the base of their other fruit beers which were pretty lackluster. I found it for only 5 bucks discounted for an old bomber batch 35 8.4% ABV.

A - Well the first pour is always the best in this situation. No sediment and with a light pour I even got a 1/4 inch of head that fades to a light lace ring. Still flaky sediment floaties in my bright yellow orange beer.
S - Very fruity with mild hops. Apricot comes to mind. No ethanol or spice so it's indeed a Belgium golden ale.
T - It's quite good. Mildly hoppy very fruity with just a hint of dryness. Just a very sugary sweet Belgium golden ale.
M - ABV is well masked I really can't tell its over 8%. Drinks medium bodied but its over a sipper.

Overall very impressed with this beer I could see why it was aged on fruit but really to make their fruit beers more epic (get the name?) they really should have used more fruit to amp it up. I found the raspberry one was like a sugary punch rather than a beer.

06-18-2014 05:07:36 | More by DrDemento456
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Ontario (Canada)

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3.36/5  rDev -10.6%

Was worried this would be flat as the pour produced absolutely no foam whatsoever. The hue itself is quite nice- a light, translucent amber. Aroma was hard to catch without a head on the beer, but did pick up some apricot, which was also the main notes to the taste. Effervescent, very boozy. Pretty satisfied with this.

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Virginia

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New Hampshire

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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale from Epic Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.