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Beeston Worth The Wait

Brewed by Beeston
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kings Lynn, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.

A taste packed golden beer, with a balance of hops to give a gentle bitterness & a refreshing citrus hint. Winner of Champion Beer at the 2007 Norwich Beer Festival! Also “Best selling beer of the festival” at the East Anglian beer festival in Bury St Edmunds.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (5852) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Barely clear golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Slightly anaemic, pale malty aroma, fruity hints of peach, a minimally grassy touch. Taste is minimally sweet pale malty, fruity notes of peach, a minimally spicy yeasty touch; light bodied and quite watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gairym (47) - Les Houches, FRANCE - AUG 22, 2015
Not for me I’m afraid. Watery old fashioned ’real ale’ from back in the dark ages. A little irrelevant (though to be fair before the craft ale revolution I was perfectly happy drinking beers like this).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (8668) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear gold with a thin white head, some floaters. Aromas of lemon, pale malt. Taste is light sweet, light lemon. Clean finish. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4811) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance -golden with the odd protein lump. Decent head. Nose - pale malt and lemon. Taste - lemon barley water. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a decent beer but not distinguishable from many others.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
hay, cereal, banana aromas from a pale gold body foamy white head. tastes like it smells with a lemon finish, that works rather well with the kebab im having...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
essexcalf (172) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
500ml bottle, bought at Sheringham by my Dad, drunk 30/06/13. Fuggles & Cascade. Barley from North Norfolk coast. Bit of a lively pour. Good white head, lasting well. Cloudy gold. Med-High carb. Aroma - Quite a nice, strongly cereally malt, bit yeasty and spicy-peppery, citrus hop. Taste - Lightly sweet, good pale malt, caramel, with good, tangy, mid citrus hop finish, lightly bitter & drier. Some nice, soft, juicy citrus flavour. Slightly yeasty & slightly wheaty. Lightly bitter, citrus aftertaste. Med body, rounded & soft. A nice, very drinkable, lightly citrussy golden ale, with a solid malt body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (5636) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Gravity poured pint at the CAMRA AGM in Norwich on 20 Apr 2013. Very pale golden brew with not a lot of head on show. Hoppy with a citrus base, nothing too strong: refreshing without testing your taste buds or sense of smell too greatly. Pleasant enough brew, but lacks a punch and body-depth in my eyes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (21621) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty finish with some hoppy citrus hints in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (42424) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2009
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, malt, dusty, sour malt notes, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20081003]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Cask at the Wig & Pen, Norwich, "Post-Xmas Crawl Part 2", 28th Dec 08. Clear golden amber. Lots of citrus flavours. Dry & refreshing but not unbalanced. Good palate - very quaffable. Would have been even better to have been drinking it in summertime.

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