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

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tampierre (680) - Pilsen, - 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2014
50cl bottle. Thick creamy white head. Clear golden pour. Soft citrus bitterness. Nice and drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Aroma: light floral and citrus hops, some caramel malts. Appearance: clear pale gold, small white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light hoppy bitters coming up, floral citrussy notes continue. Overall: decent Golden Ale. Bottle from Hogs Back Brewery, Tongham.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Citrus. Modetrate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4256) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, light citrus, toffee and light weedy hops. Flavor is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light to medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aletcm (106) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 16, 2013
Cor laranja, com media formação de espuma e persistência. Aroma de casca de laranja, abacaxi doce, um pouco herbal. No sabor, cítrico, com médio amargor bem balanceado com o dulçor. Muito refrescante e fácil de beber. Muito boa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (210) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle from Mise En Bire - Cleare golden color, little white head - Malty, grass & citrus hops aroma with hints of honey - malty, grass, citrus & flower flavor - Light body, dry, low bitterness, low carbonattion, dry finish - a really good english ale

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Light golden pale amber pour. Crisp and dry and brilliantly refreshing. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1052) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear gold colour with a foamy white head. Toast, caramel, candy aroma. Its OK - some pear, toffee, light sponge cake. Mild lemony bitterness. Fine.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
amfawcett (4) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2013 does not count
a real surprise this and will definitely try again. Grassy hops with a citrus spice. Refreshing and so well balanced. Best new brew ive tasted in a while and a bit of a revelation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This quenching Golden Ale projects peppery and citrusy hops onto wet straw and honey before herbal hop bitterness balances everything out.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the clear gold.
-The flavour profile is well structured and balanced.
-Drinkability is optimal; I somehow believe this would have been better, more polished, on cask.
-The hop character is bright and delicate.

Bottle.


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