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


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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (6495) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2013
50 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 19.02.2009
Aroma has hay, fruyity hops, some citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is somewhat hoppy with hay, citrus, grapefruit and herbal notes. Yet another golden ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tampierre (947) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 1, 2013
Bottled 0.5l ; Devon ; UK ; Hoppy aroma ; Light golden color with nice head ; Again hops with real bitter finish ; Great organic golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle, 50 cl. Slightly hazy golden with a small, bubbly, white head, quickly diminishing. Aroma is malty with notes of grain and a fruity touch. Flavor follows the nose, very well balanced, with nice citrus hoppy accents and a dry, bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation. Ok British blonde ale, but i would prefer a little more hops in the aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
vbino (6) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012 does not count
I prefer Gem. Good colour to this though. All Bath Ales available in the supermarket are quite similar. Same hops?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1548) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3603) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2012
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Pale amber peach colour, no head. Mild grain resin aroma & flavour. Very watery & insipid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
petergaynor (136) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 24, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours golden yellow with thin white head. Citrusy nose with some doughy yeast. Tastes fruity hops big citrus, all round nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (554) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 24, 2012
White weak head. Pale golden colour. Aroma is hoppy, citrusy with herbal notes. Flavor is hoppy too with light bread and cereals tones, ending in an dry hoppy finish. Light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2388) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle from Waitrose, Morningside
Light amber, slight haze, frothy white head, some lacing
Aroma - soft hay malts, hint of spicy hops, not that hoppy - more hay malts, light cereals
Taste - pale sweet malts, soft citrus lemon hops, bit of zest, light grapefruit, some bitter English hops, soft cereals, hay. more hoppy in flavour than aroma
Palate - medium carb, medium body. Finish - dry, some zest, soft citrus, moderate bitter linger, bit of a mineraly metallic linger
Overall - Quite a refreshing golden ale, dryish finish, hops are rather subdued to me, some lemon zest in there. It’s certainly better than average for a golden ale. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2012
500ml Bottle. Aroma is quite lively with zesty fruits, malt and hops. It pours well with a lacy white head and is just a touch lighter than its stable mate Golden Hare. Taste is malty giving way to grapefruit tones with a dry finish. THis is Bath Ales’ organic beer - personally I dont go for all that organic BS usually but I do think this is the best of their bottled range.

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