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Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Blandford Forum, England

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle - pasteurised. Has been occasionally spotted in cask.

An award-winning 4.5% ABV premium ale, well balanced with distinctive bitterness and a delicate floral peach and melon aroma.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivo (2665) - GERMANY - JUL 29, 2007
Big peach aroma--like a glass of peach juice. Amber color, low scumy head. Sweet malt and of course peach flavor. There is a big broad hop bitter that comes fairly early in the taste profile (mostly because the malt body is so weak and thin), and this makes it somewhat beer-like. Overall, I wasnít turned on by this brew.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
YogiBeera (2570) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Thanks to Kimmy. Artificial nose- like apricot hair shampoo. Nice golden copper color iwth a small layer of a head. soapy peach and melon taste. It caught me off guard as I havenít read the lable before.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2007
Bottle. Poured a real gold colour with delicious peach and melon aroma. This is not a session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LoveCaissa (873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2007
Interesting English ale with a powerful peachy nose. Quite pleasant but actually the aroma isnít very beer-like. Sweet but not cloying. Light body and hoppiness.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - MAY 28, 2007
Appearance: Amber color and little head. Aroma: Intense in peaches but very artificial. Reminiscence of plums, apricot and sweet orange. Flavor: begin mainly to peaches, but like aroma is artificial. The sweetness in the beginning progress to medium hopís bitter. Palate: Light body and watery texture. Exotic beer but mediocre. (sorry for my english)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2007
Golden coloured with a lacy white head. Aroma was of fruits like peaches, apricots and melon. The flavour was of peach and not much else, although this wasnít overpowering like the ginger in Blandford Fly. Alright as a summer drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2007
Itís a golden beer with a nice head. The peach is very dominating in both aroma and flavour. towards the end I also find notes of flower and melon and a very light bitterness. Peach is the last impression.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
boltonmark (9) - Uppingham, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2007 does not count
The overwhelming flavour of peach was a bit too much for me. Slightly biiter but a malty taste comes through eventually.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11681) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2007
Bottle. Amber colour with a nice off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, peaches and malt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (10139) - Bochum, PorķřŪ, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2007
Bottle: Deep golden coloured, smaller foamy head; strong fruity nose - peaches and maracuja - with a very small hoppiness; bitter-sweet flavour; melons in the fruity, sweetish-bitter finish. A very unusual Ale, but refreshing...........


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