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

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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14910) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2006
Bottled. Deep golden, well-carbonated, and with a nice, off-white head. The aroma is peach-dominated, with hops and malt in the background. Lightly peachy flavor, where the maltiness is more pronounced than in the aroma. There are hops too, but they are easier found in the finish. Quite sweetish and thin-bodied. Works probably best served chilled as a thirst-quencher. The peach aroma first reminded me of a commercial peach-lambic, but there are no similarities other than that, and maybe the sweetness. (060817)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1893) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2006
Light peach aroma. The head quickly disipated. Light coppery amber color. Light flavor of peaches, followed by malt and a balancing bitterness. Fruit seemed to last through the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3084) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2006
0.5 l bottle: Pours amber with a lasting, medium sized and mostly lasting off-white head. Nice lacing. The flowery aroma of peach, elderflowers and hops is very interesting. It is light bodied. The flavour is light and contains peach, weak malt and hops. The finish is slightly bitter. Enjoy it on a hot summers day on the terrace.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gethinbeer (2274) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2011 Copper colour with a white frothy head. Strong peachy aroma. Rich flavour of peach. Honey. Decent refreshing texture. SLight plastic notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 21, 2006
Veyr nice, the aroma is of flowers, I thought it was going to be a bitte,r but then I had a taste when I tried it, of fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12140) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 9, 2006
Light peach aroma. The head quickly disipated. Light coppery amber color. Light flavor of peaches, followed by malt and a balancing bitterness. Fruit seemed to last through the finish.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11383) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2006
Bottle. Clear amber colour with limited head. Nice aromas of peach, melon and malts. Medium body. No bitterness but a touch citric at the end. Not enough taste compared to the great aromas. It ends on a touch of a burnt feel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2006
50 cl bottle. No yeast at the bottom. Amber colour with a frothy white head. Amazing aroma of peach and some melon. Also flavour of melon with a bitter and dry finish. Reminds me of a fruit beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nakhoda (16) - ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2006
Half litre bottle. Bright, short-lasting head, sits well on the tongue but of course its the powerful peachy floral aroma that characterizes this beer. The fruity taste tends to raspberry and peardrop but it holds a hoppy bite. It would be interesting to know the history of that extract of peach blossom but in my blissful ignorance I’ll call this a very pleasant summer drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2006 Strong peach and citrus, floral aroma. Clear, deep golden coloured body is topped by a decent, fine bubbled, white head that lasts well and leaves some lacing. Peachy fruitiness blends with toasted malt flavours and moderate bitterness. Sweetness in the aftertaste is long lasting. Medium-light body with lively if somewhat sharp carbonation. Pint glass. Cellar temperature. Bottle (Feniton Spar).


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