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Heart Of Gold - Perennial Artisan Ales

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very good

148 Ratings

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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 26
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Silver Medal at the 2012 GABF in Category 13 (Other Strong Beer).

(Beer added by: AlCaponeJunior on 11-07-2011)
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

RyanTheLion13, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

snansel, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

mendvicdog, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

afsdan, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of twiggamortis420
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%

750 mL courtesy of fthomasl pours a rich ruby color with a moderate sized off-white head. Fair retention and lacing.

Nose is sugared toffee, grassy hops and alcohol. Decent, if not spectacular.

Taste is toasty toffee, fairly sweet with an alcohol bite on the end, I wish it was lighter on the malt with a healthier hop dose. It is a different sort of wheatwine than the lighter colored, more effervescent variety. This one has a heavy, barleywine feel to it. Not bad, but I likely would pass it up on a store shelf.

twiggamortis420, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Gobzilla, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
3.61/5  rDev -6.7%

Sampled on tap at Max's Taphouse (3/11/14)

A: Copper. No lacing. See through.

S: Sweet malts with a lot of raisins.

T: Sweet. Very much Belgian. Caramel.

M: Very smooth.

O: Good stuff. Almost like a dessert version of a quad/tripel/dubbel, or the doppelbocks.

gillagorilla, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

threedaggers, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

oriolesfan4, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

DantheMan75, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Biff_Tannen, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

iL0VEbeer, Feb 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Lare453, Jan 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Sarge3130, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

2dogbrew, Dec 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Moses_Malone, Dec 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

northstar23, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of cvm4
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%

A - Pours a dark amber in color with a one finger tan head. The head doesn't last too long and dissipates into a ring around the glass. Really not much lacing or retention.

S - Sweet caramel, grainy, bready yeast and dark fruits.

T - Honey and light caramel sweetness. Wheat grains throughout and floral hops as well.

M - Medium to full bodied with light carbonation. Slightly cloying and a bit boozy.

O - It's a good rendition of the style, but I just think this style is setup to not blow people away.

cvm4, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

jlee185, Dec 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

drummermattie02, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of Pencible
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%

A: This poured a cloudy light mahogany with thick light tan head.
S: It smelled like faint copper hops and fresh wheat, with some wildflower honey.
T: It tasted like copper hops and fresh wheat, with some nutty toffee and wildflower honey. It had a clean mostly bitter aftertaste.
M: It was thick and chewy with a little carbonation. Great huge body.
D: This was a nice brew with nice scent and taste and fantastic body. The finish was smooth and the alcohol was really well hidden, so it was surprisingly easy to drink. I wish it had more boldness, either hoppy or sweet. Instead this ended up being nice but a little boring. Age may help.

Pencible, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Whiskeydeez, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Benesi88, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Elprico, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

stephensinner, Nov 24, 2013
Heart Of Gold from Perennial Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.