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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | 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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3.4/5  rDev -9.6%

From notes on 12/19/13

Looks like your average lager. Not very cloudy, which is what I’m used to for Belgian styles. Wheaty banana smell. Nice refreshing taste. Flavors of caramel, banana, bread. First beer from Epic. Not bad. Would for sure try some other styles from them.

kkleu357, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

deac83, Aug 30, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +4.3%

Getalegup, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

juicebox, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

beerforpresident, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

bundy462, Aug 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Raziel313, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

zestar, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

droobydoo, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

afsdan, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

40ontarget, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

katieapainter, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

DrBier, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Haybeerman, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

trxxpaxxs, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Cpastor1119, Jul 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Tom-Peters, Jun 25, 2014
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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.

DrDemento456, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Latarnik, May 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

tedho21, May 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

stevergca, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ssarah, May 11, 2014
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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.

QueerBeer, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

SuperbikeShaun, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

NateMac13, Apr 25, 2014
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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale from Epic Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.