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Golden Censer - Apocalypse Ale Works

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BA SCORE
82
good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Apocalypse Ale Works visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ygtbsm94 on 12-05-2013

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a wheat ale glass.

Gusher out of the can.. Losing points already.. Exceedingly aggressive off tan to white head, soapy with big bubbles. Manages to get itself after control though after opening so not a total loss. Very nice dark amber orange body, somewhat clear, real nice pinhead bubbles rising not too crazy. Aside from the opening pretty nice. Lots of scattered pill like soapy lacing as well.

Real big nose. Lots of chewy malt and almost biscuit, but more of a big husky note. Dense and thick, with some floral and citrus qualities, even a bit of juice as well. Very nice. Definitely not smelling like a witbier but a real solid American Pale Wheat hopped with lots bakery density.

Palate seems a bit more subdued. Finish has a bit of depth but is also really coming with a chalky mouthfeel, and large hop dryness that doesn't take much of the citrus character. Hints of mild orange, and luckily stays away from seltzery quality a bit but does come off with a bit of soda character.

Overall not bad, also where is the honey on this? But otherwise some minor tweaking and this could be real lovely.

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Golden Censer from Apocalypse Ale Works
82 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.