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R&D Golden Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

R&D Golden AleR&D Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

306 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.3%


Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed 3-23-09, Bottled 6-18-09

(Beer added by: deliriumfest on 07-15-2009)
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Reviews by cradke:
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cradke

Texas

4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pale foggy orange. Very thin head.

Smell: Good belgian yeast comes through at first. Apple, pear and cinnamon. Not a huge nose but nicely complex

Taste: This taste more than a little like apple pie. Smooth aftertaste. Pretty dry with some good hops in the background. Nicely subtle and complex at the same time.

Mouthfeel: A bit thin but certainly within the style.

Overall: Nice and refreshing. Good belgian style. Doesn't blow me out of the water but i would certainly have it again. Love NG

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 02:31:50 | More by cradke
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R&D Golden Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.