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Brewed by Beartown
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Congleton, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This powerful, yet easy-drinking, golden brew is developed with a combination of old and new world hops, resulting in a beer with fragrant hop aromas, a smooth, balanced, malty character and a lingering hop bitterness in the finish. Named after Wojtek, pronounced


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (461) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
bottle pours orangey old gold with vibrant white head that stays . bold resinous pine fragrant aroma . taste starts muted , slightly sweet and malty then the hop bitterness kicks in a la IPA . Long lingering IPA style finish . quite full carbonation ok but a bit one dimensional

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle in Spainsbury’s beer-off. Bright orange-gold with a slim white head retreating to the edges of the glass. Good buttery orange, wine gum, US IPA peachiness, Lockets, slight leafy nose. Soapy throatsweet, stale sherbet, peach iced tea, chipshop battered sausage batter, flowery, Sheps/Alesmith IPA flavour. Not for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (338) - SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2012
This is a pleasant enough beer but it suffers from not having one strong flavour. There’s a malty, sweet aspect with a bitter, hoppy edge but nothing really stands out. It could have been great if it wasn’t trying to do a bit of everything.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle, from Sainsburys Hessle. Gold, thin but lasting white head and moderate condition. Pleasantly hoppy nose with hints of grapefruit citrus and a suggestion of celery, along with gentle grainy malt, Quite dry in the mouth with a dominant hop bitterness that dissipates to allow a sweet maltiness to gain a foothold briefly before the hops return with a vengeance in the finish leaving a lasting spicy tingle in the back of the throat.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2491) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2012
500ml bottle at 5.5%. Pours dark gold with a large head. Aroma is mango puree and banana. Taste has mango puree to start and a mango and grassy medium bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1338) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2012
Pale in appearance, hoppy and fruity and somewhat lager like, overall a fairly good beer

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (2982) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2012
Heavy bodied golden ale with noticeable strength, but no distinct flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (13417) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
12th October 2011
Crosse Keys Spoons. Hazy gold beer. Residual white head. Smooth palate, semi dry. Fairly low carbonation. Sweetish hops. Peach, tangerine, tropical fruits, grapefruit, even a little Sorachi Ace lemon flavour. A really nice medley! Finishes semi dry. Lip smacking hops. With some condition this would have been an easy 4+

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (1926) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 5, 2011
On cask at Wetherspoon Stansted. Great beer, tastes like a salad of hops. Aromas of honey, caramel, pine, and orange. Taste is sweet and bitter, with a long lingering finish. Palate is silky, and medium bodied. Cloudy yellow, with a thin head.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ The Windmill - JDW, Stansted Airport - Airside, Stansted, England CM24 1QN.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruty . berry, sweet malt, toffee notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, candy fruity, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20111024]


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