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Time again for my weekly post-Game of Thrones beverage review!  We’ve got another good one this week.

Beer Name: For the Throne

Brewery:  Brewery Ommegang (Cooperstown, NY)

Style: Golden Strong Ale

ABV: 9.5%

Description: This golden strong ale was fermented with Pinot Grisio and Viognier grape juice and bottle conditioned with champagne yeast.  Read more here.

Appearance: Golden/amber-colored body with a thick white foamy head.

Smell: Sweet grapes with a dry white wine finish.

Taste: Mildly tart and crisp, with notes of grape, oak barrel, and white wine.  The finish has a peppery/floral yeast presence and is also quite dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with an elevated amount of carbonation.

Hype: I am still excited by these beers.  They’re a nice treat to enjoy alongside the final episodes of an excellent show.

Overall: I found this one to be quite enjoyable.  It drank like a golden ale/white wine hybrid and was very nice to take my time with throughout the length of the episode.