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AllGates Brigantia

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Brewed by AllGates
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wigan, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - June & July.

Golden Ale - a refreshing honey toned, golden ale.
Originally brewed in summer 2009 as Summer Gold, it was subsequently selected by J.D. Wetherspoon’s to feature in their April 2010 Beer Festival when the name was changed to Brigantia.
A honey toned, refreshing, hoppy, golden ale with gorgeous aromas of tropical fruit and grapefruit sharpness offset by hints of melon and pineapple; the result of large quantities of German, Brewers Gold hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (958) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2016
Drunk as allgates dry bones smooth a real summer beer hints of sweet lemon hops to balance onot cask.at the Healey rochdale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
amhart88 (105) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Palateable. Berry fruits, some cereal and toffee. Interesting voodoo-like badge. A nice ale

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
batneil (617) - - JAN 8, 2015
Slightly fruity and slightly hoppy. Very pale, without much of a head. Pretty drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8697) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. New 4% version and very dry tasting. Golden with a small creamy head it has a small berry sweetness and some small citrus fruits behind the distinctive dry texture.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2013
Cask @ Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak NW5. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with hoppy citrus hints. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity citrus hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (16879) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
Cask at Hilden Fest 2012 - 25/08/12. Pale golden in colour with a decent white head. Wheat, lemon and gentle spice on the nose. Tastes a little of grain, pale malts, wheat, citrus tones. Medium bodied but a little wet. Moderate bitter finish, Whelmed!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Cask@The New Wheatsheaf, London. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, honeyish and mild sweet maltyness. Flavour is floral, grassy, herbal and mildly fruity with some nectary and sweet malty notes. Quite a standard golden ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (4366) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2011
Cask @ The Bon Accord. Mild citrus fruit & biscuit aroma. Pale golden yellow colour, good head. Dry resin & biscuit flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Better than the other ratings suggest.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The Bankers Draft, 1-3 Market Place, Sheffield, South Yorkshire England S1 2GH.

Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grapefruity, citrus, cat piss notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100424]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2010
Cask (handpump) at the Market Porter, Southwark, on 17 August 2010. Bright gold & clear, with good condition. Some citrus in the aroma. A bit thin in the mouthfeel but clean, with more citrus on the palate. Not dissimilar to the Derventio Augustus sampled shortly before but a little less zingy. Still, decent, refreshing stuff.


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