Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale
Epic Brewing Company

Brainless Belgian-Style Golden AleBrainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale
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Style:
Strong Ale - Belgian Pale
Ranked #209
ABV:
8.7%
Score:
85
Ranked #31,704
Avg:
3.78 | pDev: 10.58%
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
213
From:
Epic Brewing Company
 
Utah, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  9
Gots
  27
SCORE
85
Very Good
Brainless Belgian-Style Golden AleBrainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale
Notes: Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale is has a rich and complex malt flavor balanced with a little bit of spicy noble hops and strong influences of fermentation esters from the Belgian yeast used. Various Belgian like Rock Candies, hops and grains are employed to express variations within the style. Deceivingly drinkable, some liken theses ales to Devil sneaking up on you, so consume responsibly.
Reviews: 65 | Ratings: 213 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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DeadeyeOTDO from Arizona

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Nov 03, 2014
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Alkalinesingle from Utah

4.58/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I have been on an IPA kick lately and being in Utah you only get what the MAN will give you. I have found that IPA's are too bitter for me, that is why I am pleasantly surprised to find my new favorite beer, EPIC Brainless Belgian. I, like most of you, search the Utah Isles for decent alcohol content, which this beers falls into. Unlike most of the really bitter IPA'a, this has a rich, flavorful, content that will keep me coming back for more. Not bitter at all. LOVE!
Sorry that I am not as descriptive as some of you beer snobs. You do make me laugh though.

Oct 26, 2013
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Getalegup from Texas

3.92/5  rDev +3.7%

Aug 28, 2014
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21Maestro8 from Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aug 29, 2015
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atrocity from Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Apr 25, 2014
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SuperMario from California

3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Apr 16, 2015
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paulish from New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Apr 11, 2018
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QueerBeer from Colorado

3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Was worried this would be flat as the pour produced absolutely no foam whatsoever. The hue itself is quite nice- a light, translucent amber. Aroma was hard to catch without a head on the beer, but did pick up some apricot, which was also the main notes to the taste. Effervescent, very boozy. Pretty satisfied with this.

May 04, 2014
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tbone64 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Mar 14, 2014
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kkleu357 from Wisconsin

3.4/5  rDev -10.1%

From notes on 12/19/13

Looks like your average lager. Not very cloudy, which is what I’m used to for Belgian styles. Wheaty banana smell. Nice refreshing taste. Flavors of caramel, banana, bread. First beer from Epic. Not bad. Would for sure try some other styles from them.

Sep 08, 2014
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stevergca from Canada (ON)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

May 12, 2014
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Tanktizzo from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mar 24, 2015
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Johnct from New York

3.42/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Mar 02, 2016
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B_B from California

3.35/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Jul 07, 2016
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katieapainter

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Jul 14, 2014
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Cpastor1119 from Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Jul 02, 2014
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AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

May 01, 2016
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coffeefrog from Utah

5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A complex, strong, sweet beer--personal favorite

Mar 28, 2015
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droobydoo

3/5  rDev -20.6%

Jul 27, 2014
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mig100 from Texas

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

May 16, 2015
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McAfee85 from Kansas

3.05/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Feb 09, 2015
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Atacama_Rain from Utah

4.5/5  rDev +19%

Nov 26, 2014
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Smak_Hermann from Idaho

3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 11, 2016
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Mattymystique from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 05, 2017
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Mattmarchand

3.11/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Brainless Belgian-Style Golden Ale from Epic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 213 ratings