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Gold Rush Belgian-Style Golden Ale | Pikes Peak Brewing Company

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3.71/5
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Gold Rush Belgian-Style Golden AleGold Rush Belgian-Style Golden Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pikes Peak Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
pikespeakbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SkeeterBoganski on 11-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,334
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
29
pDev:
9.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
10
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by SkeeterBoganski:
Photo of SkeeterBoganski
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the brewery on March 2nd, 2012.

Half-inch head; nice golden color; head settles after first sip; great Belgian hop nose; very well balanced on the nose as well; totally Belgian forward; accessible; smooth flavor; again, balanced; overall light but fruit-flavored and well-hidden abv; almost Fruity Pebble cereal taste here; good beer.

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Photo of timontheroad
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 32 oz Crowler at the brewery. Golden straw color, slightly hazy appearance. Quarter inch head that quickly faded to nothing. Slight spicy, funky aroma up front with some slight sweet malt smells. Very sweet taste, didn't get as much of the funk in the taste - wish there had been more, something seems just a bit off in the taste. The mouthfeel was fairly light, with good carbonation. Overall, not a bad representation of a Belgian Pale Ale, but not out of this world either.

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Photo of Sara24
3.72/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very clean flavor. Stark hops and crisp mouth feel. Strong blonde for those who like hops. Not their strongest but a tasty ale nonetheless.

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Photo of kylemckinnis
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of MisterFuzz
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of keng1343
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kuitara
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drunk at Stapleton Tap House. On tap list as "Belgian Golden Ale." Slight sour on the nose. Nice golden color that almost looks like a blonde. Great carbonation but short head. Sweet taste and nice straight forward Belgian.

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Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nat1975
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.15/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of CreedeSon
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mactrail
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is so rich and wheaty tasting. The Belgian yeasty character is robust, but not overly strong or off-kilter. Deeply aromatic with pear, dried apples, and a nose of alcohol. There's a dry fruit brandy hint. Clear golden in the Piraat tulip with a long-lasting foam.

Warm malt, a touch of sweetness, straw, Challah bread, and a little hot with alcohol. In every way this is smooth as well as flavorful. Overall I think this is one of the best strong Belgian golden ales I've ever had, regardless of price or provenance. From the 12 oz can I must have bought back from Colorado, been in the fridge all summer.

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Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greels
3.72/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregwa
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of elakman4444
4.56/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CO-Bloom
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of sirhc3034
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 22Blue
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.06/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can at Old Chicago -Lakewood. Sweet malt prevails, aroma and taste. Slick, fake banana flavor, candy sweet kind of over the top. A bit too much, not sure what they were shooting for

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Photo of leroybrown10
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of ControlVolume
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Crisp and sweet. Wish it was lower ABV so it could be a summer porch beer.

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Gold Rush Belgian-Style Golden Ale from Pikes Peak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 29 ratings
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