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

BA SCORE
89
very good
404 Ratings
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleBrewer's Art Beazly Golden Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
404
Reviews:
139
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.2%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
62
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Tucquan
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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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of bylerteck
4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Brewer's Art. From notes.

A - Golden pour with a bright body. Two fingers of fluffy white head and no visible carbonation. Spotty lace and a half finger retention.

S - Nice honey and yeast with a sweet grain note.

T - Nice and sweet with grain and honey. Not spicy like some examples of the style. Mild hops. Nice flavour.

M - Strong carbonation, medium to full body and a dry finish.

O/D - Good stuff. Nailed the style in the ways that I wanted it to. Dangerously drinkable. Strong Belgian Pale Ales don't need to be really complex or over the top, just have the requisite components that have made this style world famous. This was better than most North American takes on the style.

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Photo of jayluf
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of fourstringer
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can into a matchy-matchy Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Best by 07/12/2014 stamped on the bottom.

A: Hazy, light-to-golden yellow with 1 finger of white head. Ok retention. Moderately heavy lacing.

S: Earthy fruit and light spice. Banana. Cardamom. Coriander. Lemon. Orange. Pale malt notes of grass, straw, bread. Vanilla. Very nice nose!

T: Fruit, earth and spice with a minimal sweetness rapidly carry into a nicely present hop bitterness that is more assertive than average for the style. Fairly dry finish. Touch of funkiness. Some bready malt breaks through. The complexity and intrigue of the scents are somewhat lost on the palate. Does improve as it warms. Slight alcohol.

M: Moderate carbonation with a certain creaminess. Moderate to light body. Smooth drinker for sure.

O: Solid brew in a can. Haven't had it on tap for a while - I should venture downtown and refresh my memory. Bonus points for locality. Just wish all the great smells made it onto my tongue.

Prost!

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of dar482
4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer has Belgian yeast character, breadiness, lemon peel, citrus, and some pepper.

The flavor follows of refreshing lemon, lemon peel, a bready body. The beer dries off of peppery spice and coriander. There's a lingering yeast note on the finish.

A well made Belgian brew that is packaged in a cool can with a fist.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Brewer's Art Beazly Golden Ale from The Brewer's Art
4.02 out of 5 based on 404 ratings.
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