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

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - June to August.
The perfect summer bitter of proven popularity. Light, bright and crisp in flavour. A refreshing thirst-quenching pint. Delicious served cool on a warm summer’s day. Distinctively different.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tobias10 (99) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2006
Cask : The Seven stars, Holborn. Nice light/easy drinking golden summer beer with enough body to make it satisfying.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2005
cask little gem aylesford golden ale thin white head goes quickly some hop yeast aroma thin in mouth yeast floral hop finish. some orange fruit and citric hop. served too cold

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2005
[Cask conditioned] Golden coloured. Quite boring and rather thin with light fruity notes. It tastes almost like a sweet cider.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1317) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2011
Tasted this in the Lord Nelson, Southwold. Hand pump dispense. Crystall clear gold amber in colour with a thin white head. Slight citric tang in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and slight lacing. Pale malts give a juicy citric fruit base with lemon rind evident. Floral hop resins give a tart bitter bite in the aftertaste. Finish is rather dry and hoppy. An ok golden ale, perfect on warm summer days.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2012
Aug 2006: I don’t like doing this, but it has to be said. I think this beer is produced by Adnams (who’s other beers I love)to try and get lager drinkers away from cold tasteless, colourless lager. To do this, they have produced a Real Ale which is almost colourless and tasteless. It is straw blond in colour and looks from a distance like a lager, having a white head also, so the advertising man is happy!. It just does nothing for me, there is no aroma, taste or anything else which would let you know it was a beer from Adnams. It is only produced in the summer, when Southwold is full of tourists and the Londoners who have bought half of the village as second homes, maybe they drink it.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2005
Cask. Yellow beer with a small white head. Sweet malty aroma with a light fruityness. Malty and grainy flavor, boring.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2007
Draught at Duke of Wellington, Waterloo. Nose of hops and some metal. Taste is weak and thin, some malt and hops but the metallic taste is a bit much for me. FInishes with a long dry note.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2004
On cask in England. Golden appearance with a very stale hop smell. The flavor had a metallic and astringent profile to it. Some bitterness in the end, but hard to choke down.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (7356) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2006
Half pint on cask. Amber coloured with no head. Light fruity in aroma and taste. Short bitter end. Rather shallow impression (Lord Nelson, Ipswich 22.09.2006).

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2006
Cask at The Lord Nelson Ipswich 22 Sep 06. Clear golden colour. A tiny head. Metallic aroma. No distinct flavour. Dry bitter finish.


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