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Brewed by Bath
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Status uncertain. Cold filtered in bottles.
A great golden beer with a fresh citrus, hoppy aroma. This wonderful wholesome organic ale has a dry and bitter finish which brings you right back to earth.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9182) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2007
500ml bottle (Porvoo Harvest/Dark Beer Festival 2007) Lagery appearance. honey and slightly lagery aroma. slightly plasticky lager taste, some honey, plenty of crisp hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7687) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2009 First rating
(50 cl bottle at Haket, Göteborg) Shady orange color, small white head. Fruity, hoppy and chocolate with citrus scent. Fruity, hoppy and bitter taste. Smooth mouthfeel, high bitterness.
7/3/7/3/14=3.4

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Sample from a 5 liter micro cask, at Bishops Arms Järntorget, on June 11, 2009
Cloudy orange color, orange head. Yeast particles. Sweet, malty scent. Malty a bit dry taste. Medium mouthfeel. low bitterness.
6/4/7/4/14=3.5

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2007
Bottle. Golden coloured beerwith a nice white head. Nose is very hoppy also has lemon and grapefruit notes. taste is citrus led with some spice accompanying and malt underpinning it. A very long dry finish tops it off. A really good beer from a great outfit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6123) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 1     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2   White(1)->Tan(5) : 2   Lasting: 3   Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 4  
Yeast : 4   Bread : 3   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX  
Malt : 4   Biscuity : 4   Hay : 3   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : 3   Cereals : 3   Grainy : 3
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Spicy : 3   Floral : 4   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : 2   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 4   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 2   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Fantastic cask ale. Hugely fresh, floral, bready. Superbly soft mouthfeel, round edges and banana bread leanings.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1122) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2007
A golden orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A light aroma of citrusy hops, but also a little vegetal. The taste is dry, a little alcoholic kick is supported by a citrus fruit flavour, that does have a hint of cabbage too! A dry finish. (Cask - 2007 Peterborough Beer Festival).

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Yellow colour, not much head. Aroma is eggs, fruits, very bitter and sour. Flavour is strong fruity hops along with some banana, yeast and grapefruits. Grapefruits dominate the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2007
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2007, London. Clear medium yellow orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toffee, butter. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2007
Cask@GBBF07. Banana and tangerine aroma. Yellow color, white head, good lace. Sweet, fruity, banana, apricot, light grassy, nice bitterness. Full and soft, high drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2007
[Bottle from ASDA] Pale gold with a moderate head. Floral, notes of wet leaves, citrus, earthy. Light and citric on the palate, dry.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2007
Light golden yellow, light hop hint of wheat nose, light hop little lagery quitr drying, and bitter.


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