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Dragonmead Bronze Griffin Belgian Pale Ale | Dragonmead Microbrewery

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Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery
Michigan, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sweet Orange Blossom Honey is combined with Belgian two-row malted barley and Munich malt to create another Belgian classic. Tetternger and E. Kent Goldings hops are added to round out the finish of this beer. The aroma of the honey remains without the sugary sweetness.

Added by beernut7 on 08-12-2002

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 5
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of SportsandJorts
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: a reddish orange color. small foamy head only when poured vigorously and with an off white color. fairly opaque

Smell: strong belgian yeast character. sweet fruits. on the weaker side

Taste: starts of with a belgian yeast character that gives way to a spicy hop and a sweet fruit. good balance

Mouthfeel: too heavy to be as drinkable as it should be. slight bitter

Overall: a good lighter belgian that is tasty and refreshing. it could be lightened up a bit to add to drinkability.

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Photo of tommy5
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of BlissJunkie
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of stoutman
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orangish amber pour. Fruity, orange marmalade, Belgian yeast character, floral fruitiness. Mild hop bitterness in finish. Aromas of some fruitiness and I was not really getting too much more. Tastes of the same fruitiness with some citrus. On the sweeter side like many of those found at dragonmead.

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Photo of Ed_Bollix
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of AMTrupiano
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Goldfoot
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of hopdog
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Dragonmead Brew Pub.

Poured a medium amber color with a small sized white head. Aromas of some fruitiness and I was not really getting too much more. Tastes of the same fruitiness with some citrus. On the sweeter side. I had to reach deeper to get anything out of this one.

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Photo of walleye
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

sampler at the brewery. from the tap. poured a dark honey, with a white head, that didn't leave any lacing. aroma, yeast, cherries,licorice, orange and syrupy. flavor sour fruits, grapefruit, yeast, honey, alcohol. not to bad of a beer easy drinking

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Photo of beernut7
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This quality Belgian offering is light, a little sweet on the palate and has a bit of a spicy hop bite throughout. This tastes like a hoppy little brother to the Final Absolution Trippel.

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Dragonmead Bronze Griffin Belgian Pale Ale from Dragonmead Microbrewery
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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