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Golden Honey Ale - Wolf Brewing Company

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Golden Honey AleGolden Honey Ale

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wolf Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BDTyre on 10-07-2006)
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Reviews by crwills:
Photo of crwills

Ontario (Canada)

2.7/5  rDev -18.7%

I didn't really enjoy this one, although it's the first beer I've had from this brewery so I'm glad I got to try it. Overly sweet for my liking, with some off flavours (cardboard and maybe a bit of DMS) that did not mix well with the honey elements. As it warms up, it gets a little more mead-like (think Trafalgar meads), which is OK. But definitely not a drinkable beer.

12-02-2007 17:08:43 | More by crwills
More User Reviews:
Photo of BashOnABike

Alberta (Canada)

3.3/5  rDev -0.6%

Served in 4oz taster @ The Island Beer Fest, Club 919

A: Pilsner-golden, light, nice clean lacing, small retent. frothy head

S: Bready, almost shortbread, bit of yeast, little hop and honey in back

T: Shortbread, yeast, hop, floral after

M: Very light, creamy for PA, pretty basic

O: Would be a good chuggable (as the advert states), but overall not that impressive. I do like the yeast/malt the brewery uses, though, which is more prominent in their Blacktail Porter.

02-27-2012 04:47:27 | More by BashOnABike
Photo of Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev +6.9%

Thanks to Mike and Jason for bringing. Honey colour with big head. Above average carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Pleasant honey aroma, like a mead. Modest (English?) hops and faint bitterness. Not bad but not too special either. Just another honey beer, and decent for that sort of offering.

11-11-2007 04:24:50 | More by Sammy
Photo of LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +7.8%

Wolf Brewings "Golden" Honey Ale first tried at The Island BEER Festival @ Club9one9 served from a cask into 4oz taster , now served cold from my fridge A-poured into a stein clear gold with nice head and plenty of lacing
S-pale malts with citrus and honey aroma
T-easy drinking the honey flavor is there , not strong
MF-smooth , bit sweet , medium body , good carbonation
Ov-drinkable , give it a go as this isn't Fat Cat Brewing anymore , Wolf Brewing !!

cheers LampertLand

03-10-2012 19:50:23 | More by LampertLand
Photo of Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

3.05/5  rDev -8.1%

A: Dirty straw, white head, some retention & lace.

S: Citrus rind/marmalade, honey, cider.

T: Honey, grainy biscuits, slight earthyness & sweetness.

M: Light to moderate body & carbonation.

D: Very approachable, but not very enticing.

I'm not sure who the target consumer is?

11-14-2007 01:39:03 | More by Derek
Photo of Viggo

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +9.3%

Once again thanks to either Paul or Harry for this one, I have a soft spot in my heart for the Fat Cat.

Pours a hazy amber, medium sized white head forms, some decent lacing, settles to a thin layer. Smell is grassy, honey, cereal graininess, quite malty, some light floral, interesting. Taste is corn and grain, honey, grass, dry floral, light citrus, not much going on but I like it. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with low to medium carbonation, pretty drinkable. THanks!

11-19-2007 18:04:06 | More by Viggo
Photo of IllNate

British Columbia (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev +3.9%

Purchased at the brewery and beer was treated very well on the journey to my fridge.

A - Clear gold in color. Finger of white fizzy head, that subsides quickly. Moderate retention.

S - Pale malt with slight citrus and honey aroma.

T - Pretty darn decent. Honey is actually coming through which is somewhat rare when honey is added. Light malt base with a citrus and honey component. Bit of a harsh aftertaste, but still a decent beer.

M - Light in body, bit fizzy in the mouth as well.

D - Decent.

02-23-2011 04:01:32 | More by IllNate
Photo of pootz

Ontario (Canada)

2.65/5  rDev -20.2%

650ml bomber from a BIF :

Poured a dark gold with a smallish cap that didn't last well.

Aromas are a tad flat, mostly grains sweetness and some must.

Flavor is malty-sweet, some floral a bit of grass and a wet malty sweet finish.

Not really my type of honey beer but I suspect this sample was on the shelf a while.

06-11-2010 00:17:05 | More by pootz
Photo of BDTyre

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +20.5%

Golden colour with copper tinges to it. Lighter than expected, but not too much. This is probably due to the presence of honey.

Not an unpleasant smell; fairly standard. Decent blend of pale malts and some hops, with an uncertain honey character to it. Not very strong.

Sweet malty taste. No detectable hop presence. Honey in the background, and it blends very well with the malts. Lacks the harshness I find in some pale ales. The flavours mix well and the honey neither overpowers the malts nor completely disappears. Rather, they compliment each other well.

Decent carbonation, sometimes a little much. The pleasant flavour however, makes for a very drinkable beer.

10-07-2006 05:08:43 | More by BDTyre
Photo of schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-14-2012 05:12:08 | More by schopenhauerale
Golden Honey Ale from Wolf Brewing Company
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