Brewer's Art Beazly Golden Ale | The Brewer's Art

very good
403 Ratings
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleBrewer's Art Beazly Golden Ale

Brewed by:
The Brewer's Art
Maryland, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our answer to the Belgian ┬źdevil┬╗ beers (i.e. Lucifer, Duvel, etc.). Both rich and dry, this beer is all too easy to consume in large quantities. Hopped with Styrian Goldings.

Formerly Ozzy Ale

Added by Todd on 06-17-2003

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a FFF Teku (since its the most Metalz glass I own) the bright white head persisted at a finger tall for a good minute before slowly receding to a thin layer tiny bubbles. The brew is a moderate to highly hazy golden yellow color with a constant stream of bubbles coming up the edge of the glass.

S: Mild to medium strength spicey phenols coming through from the yeast. mild grapefruit and citrus hop aroma balances nicely with the phenols. Some lemon and funky almost saisonish aromas coming through. Good balance overall.

T: The earthy, spicey phenols come through prominently in the taste. Yeast plays a big role in this beer. The lemon zest and citrus flavor also seem to be contributing flavors from the yeast. The hop bitterness is moderate with the balance being.. on the yeast side but balanced on the hop/malt side with maybe a liiitle bit more on the hop side. A slight bready character but malt is very much takes a back seat in this beer. The dirt/earth flavor gets stronger as the beer warms up.

M: Moderately high to high levels of carbonation, almost sharp on the palette. Very dry finish which ads to the feeling of carbonation. No astringency but there is abit of alcohol warmth making the drinkability in moderate.

O: A tasty beer overall the phenols are kept in check even though the yeast is the star in this beer. The hop character comes through more so when it warms up and it gets more drinkable.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.98/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Picked up a can from the brewery in Baltimore, poured into a Delirium Tremens tulip.

A - Pours a crystal clear golden color with a light fluffy white head with a great retention. The beer is clear enough that I can read text through my glass. The head leaves a soapy retention down to the bottom of the glass.

S - Very floral and yeasty aroma with a light hop bitterness. The aroma is perfectly balanced, you get a nose-ful when you take a deep whiff, but not overwhelming.

T - The taste offers very little of the smell that got me excited about this beer. The taste is just a light bitter mess that tastes like an old pale ale. I bought a fresh six pack from the brewery, so I doubt it's aged. The aftertaste is just flat bitterness, similar to very bitter chocolate. I'll drink it but am certainly not impressed.

M - Mouthfeel is flat, bland and watery. There is a slight bubbly bite at the end, but not much going.

Overall, this beer isn't a winner. The aroma and appearance thought this would be an out of the park home run, but the taste and mouthfeel left me disappointed. Brewer's Art makes much better stuff.

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3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on 2014-04-20 in Columbia, PA

A - Pretty clear gold with a 2-finger white head that drops to 1/2-finger pretty quickly and leaves nice lace.

S - Belgian yeast, wet straw, pale malt, tangy-earthy spice.

T - White cake with lemon-glazed icing, then some pear flesh and lemon zest, white pepper, lots of spice. Belgian yeast flavor is apparent but more subdued than in the aroma. The aftertaste retains some lemon icing flavor with the addition of mint and then some mild-moderate bitterness that doesn't last long. Lots going on here; but well-balanced.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Smooth with a little prickle. Dries nicely.

O - Didn't know what to expect with this brew and was pleasantly surprised. It doesn't taste like anything I've had before. Definitely a kludge of styles. Thumbs up.

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