Golden Grillz | Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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86
very good
19 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
fiddleheadbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 08-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
19
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
14.81%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into an English pint glass. The appearance was a ruddy golden peach color with a thin white foamy head that dissipated immediately with a messy lace. The aroma had some sweet peach, sly grassy hops for bittering, nice use of the malts for a sweet balance but not distracting. The flavor leans sweet with a crisp grassy bitter edge of the hops. Dry semi-sweet to bitter aftertaste. Malty sweet smooth finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a very nice sesssionability about it. Mild carbonation. Smooth. Overall, nice all around American pale ale that I would have again.

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Photo of zotzot
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of braican
3.63/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
3.5/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kinger22
4.51/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This one pours such a hazy yellow that it's almost fully transparent. The smell is citrus-heavy with hop undertones. The taste is a little different than the smell - it's like a lighter IPA combined with a lager. Overall, it's very tasty.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of agreenman19
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
3.84/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smb71481
3.67/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phigg1102
3.6/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of RichIron883
3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of DIPAFAN
3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of MattXT
3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of jmdrpi
3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.27/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Fiddlehead Brewing Company - Golden Grillz, poured into a Fiddlehead snifter.

Look - Pours a hazy golden almost pale with a small foamy head that retains a bit. Good lacing.

Smell - Fruity grapefruit/lemon hops with bready crackery malt. Mouth watering.

Taste - Cracker malt yumminess with light fruity hops over it just right. Gets better every sip as is lines the taste buds.

Mouthfeel - Mouthfeel is crackers and a slight hop linger. Great drinkability. Slight boozy throat warming which was a bit surprising for the abv but did not take away from the experience.

Overall - Great brew, this style isn't typically my bag but Matty never fails to change my mind! Good change of pace and perfect Summer brew.

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Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Golden Grillz from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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