Brewed by Amber
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ripley, England


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.

Goldings hopped pale ale.
Our very first brew, Amber pale is made with Maris Otter pale malt with a touch of crystal, and triple-hopped exclusively with Goldings sourced from Herefordshire. Also available as a RARE fresh-hopped version in October.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (13397) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. A pretty restrained, low impact beer, some hop note, quite malty, some fruit, hard to tell in a Spoons what its meant to be. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (12958) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Dark golden with a lasting white head. Arom a of grassy hops and caramel. Dry and malty flavour with a hint of smoke.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty slightly hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor. Has a malty hoppy bitter finish with some hints of citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
Cask @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, light to moderate hoppy, light to moderate yeasty, horse stable, peat - rubber. Flavor is moderate sweet and biter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (060808)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (11372) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Cask, third pint, early on a Thursday afternoon at GBBF 08. Pours a slightly unclear amber body with a thin, bubbly tophead. Notes of cowshed in aroma followed by a more or less decent grass-hoppy taste. Medium bodied (07.08.2008).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2008
A Mes rate: gravicask at GBBF.
Clean gold with a vanishing white head. Rather eggy and dull. Faint spice and yeast with some reasonable floral and citric hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2008
(Cask at GBBF, London, 6 Aug 2008) Pale amber colour with brief, white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of orange and apricots. Fruity, malty taste with biscuity malt, apricots and orange. Well balanced and refreshing, not really exciting though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2008
CFask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small beige head. Aroma is mild wood, some yeast and mild notes of spices. flavour is blue cheese, some hops and yeast. Also some mild herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Clear gold with a spicy slightly sweet arom and a pronounced meaty note in the flavour. Strange stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF ’08. Gold. Faint malt aroma. Grassy hops present. Mid bitter finish. Amiable beer, quite acceptable, but uninspiring.

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