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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Adnams Explorer captures the spirit of discovery by blending Chinook and Columbus hops with the New World. The citrus attack will burst on your palate. Fantastic served chilled and the fruity hoppiness of the beer means that it goes well with cleanly flavoured foods. Try it with salmon, vegetarian options and with summer salads. (Contains barley). Silver medal winner at the 2015 Great British Beer Festival. Now limited release in keg to J D Wetherspoon outlets.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (852) - - APR 20, 2014
Mild pleasant hoppy aroma. Rich golden honey colour. Bitter taste on the back of the tongue. Lovely wave shape on the pull handle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Cask at the Willow Walk, 05/02/14. Clear pale blonde with a moderate off white covering. Nose is orange, toasted malts, lemon sherbet, light mango, touch of hoppage. Taste comprises mandarin, caramel, orange pith, straw. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Ok GB, the new world hops come through a little, could do with a touch more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3095) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Cask@the longhorns, walsall. Golden beer with medium head and some lacing. Aroma is faint tropical fruit. Taste is mild grapefuit, some tropical fruits and pale malts. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (2241) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Aroma: floral hops. Appearance: dark gold, small whitish head. Taste: light sweetness. Palate: somewhat bitter, flat. Overall: decent Golden Ale - but nothing too outstanding! Pint at The Volunteer, London

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rane (956) - Nibe, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2013
Cask at the whrf.golden with small white head. Aroma cirus pine. Taste dry bitter pine malty body. Nice session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14812) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2013
Cask @ C4, Odense. Pours clear golden with a creamy head. Bread, mild citrus, grass and fruit. Dry and bitter. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (4403) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
Cask@Charlie's bar, Copenhagen - golden pour with a medium white head. Citrus taste and aroma, nice citrus bitter hop finish. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marcbeer (12) - - AUG 20, 2013
I would compare this beer to Fuller's discovery. I light but full flavoured blonde beauty. Really easy to drink and incredibly addictive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Cask at The George, London Bridge. Pours as a transparent, medium yellow with a thick but short lived fizzy white head. Aroma is citrus, malt, toast, summer fruits and perhaps some grass. Taste is medium bitterness which gains in strength with aftertaste. Moderately sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23881) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and citrus peel. Fruity flavour of hops and citrus peel with notes of eucalyptus. Hoppy finish.


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