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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

156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
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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Ratings: 156 | Reviews: 57 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

bwarren82, Aug 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

CelticAleMan, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Huhzubendah
3.29/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle shared by Jayhawk 73. Thanks Jeff. The beer is mildly hazy and dark straw yellow with a half inch of white head. Lasting retention with lacing clinging to the glass. The aroma brings Belgian yeast, fruity esters, oranges, citrus. A bit sweet with some forward alcohol notes. Oranges soaked in booze with Belgian yeast. Medium bodied and relatively smooth. Decent, though best in small quantities. A good bottle for sharing.

Huhzubendah, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +6.4%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of Lynn
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Lynn, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

kp29, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ralphw56, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of MacStinson
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MacStinson, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of Twal
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Twal, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of Laklimell
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Laklimell, May 14, 2013
Photo of Adamostella
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Adamostella, Apr 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

murraymj, Apr 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

warnerry, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of Shatter
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Shatter, Apr 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

apf, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of skriv
4/5  rDev +6.4%

skriv, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Fuzzycuffs, Mar 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

NickThePyro, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Lipsntoes, Mar 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

sixerofelixir, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; Release 27, bottled 1/1/2012. Pours fairly cloudy golden amber color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big pear, apple, banana, grape, bread, clove, pepper, floral, candi sugar, grass, and herbal earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity and spicy yeast esters. Taste of pear, apple, banana, grape, bread, clove, floral, pepper, grass, candi sugar, and herbal earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruits, bread, floral, clove, candi sugar, grass, and herbal earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity and spicy esters with malt sweetness; with zero cloying sweetness present after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a fairly slick and smooth mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice Belgian golden ale. Very nice balance and complexity of flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Feb 16, 2013
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4.94/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A delicate bodied Belgium strong ale of delicious golden colour with a rich and delightful flower aroma tasting of vanilla, light candied caramel, spicy hops and stronger malt, with a completely clean after-taste. Deceivingly drinkable. This an exceptional beer by any measure.

pempem, Feb 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Dyerseve, Feb 10, 2013
Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale from Epic Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.