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Golden Chaos Golden Ale | Bootlegger's Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.8/5
Very Good
142 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by dbONE on 08-20-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,405
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
142
pDev:
13.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
35
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Ratings: 142 |  Reviews: 31
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of aquazr1
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Eureka Bakersfield. Pours a hazy golden color with little head. Taste has some light spice notes. A very easy drinking beer.

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Photo of charlzm
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Consumed at Tony's Darts Away in Burbank, Ca on March 14th, 2011.

Hazy, medium-golden beer. Head is virtually non-existent: a tiny ring of lacing is all this one had.

Soft, powdery yeast aroma mingles with honeysuckle note.

Flavor follows nose: slightly sweet with honey, powdery yeast and floral notes. Low bitterness, though it can be tasted at the finish.

Medium bodied but unfortunately, not dry.

Run-of-the-mill overall but properly executed.

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3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this 750 up at Holiday Wine Cellar on a recent trip to San Diego. After a slight struggle with the cork, I poured some into my Duvel tulip. Bright golden color, with an inch of fluffy white foam. Aromas of juicy pear and tart apple. On the palate, this one seemed kind of thin, like some of the body was missing. Lightly sweet, a little spice; easily drinkable, but almost instantly forgettable.

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3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1571st Review on BA
Bottle to Pokal
750ml C/C

New Label Design
My prize for winning a bet with a co-worker.

App- Was a whole lot darker than I thought it would be. It was more of a brown with a bit of gold to it. Fairly dense in the glass with some good cling. Just a unique color for the style.

Smell- This was a pretty nice strong ale. Fairly boozy with a bit of citrus, cream, candy, grass and hay. A little strong but got the point across.

Taste- It was good but something just didnt sit right. It had a lot competeing in the glass and was flavorul. You got more orange fruits with orange, apricot and peach flavors melded with a bit of that aroma from the hay and grass. A little bitter and hoppy to balance it all out.

Mouth- A fairly medium body with a low-medium carbonation. A lot of peach, apricot and bitter on the finish. Fairly smooth and creamy as well.

Drink- It was a nice beer to sit with. I might have not needed to open this one last night but was good none the less.

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3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bootlegger’s Brewery in Fullerton, CA.

Pours a clear honey orange with a tan head that fades to nothing. No lacing on this one. Smell is of grain, malt, spice, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a mild medicinal bitterness after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but I like the way it smells over the way it tastes.

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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a growler I picked up from the brewery/tasting room yesterday to a Duvel chalice.
Fairly mirky amber/caramel color with a 2cm bubbly white head. Low retention and no lacing.

Belgian candy sugar, banana and caramel malt on the nose.

Light flavor. Not alot of depth. Slight sweetness up front similar to the banana flavors in a Hef. Also orange peel and maybe bitter mango. Transitions quickly to a slight sour finish. Flavor is pleasant and fairly balanced.

Light bodied and crisp mouth feel with good carbonation.

Overall it's good but nothing special. Could be a beer for someone trying to transition into liking sours. The right time to drink this beer is now in this hot CA summer.

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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

Golden Chaos Golden Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 142 ratings
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