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Beowulf Gold Work

Brewed by Beowulf
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Brownhills, England


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask; Seasonal - Spring & Summer.
Another relative rarity in the real ale world ~ a clear wheat beer. This is a brilliantly astringent beer as a true wheat beer should be and in pulls off a real "double whammie" having a powerful continental bitterness as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (9209) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
bottle from ABCBeers. Thin white head. Hay golden pour. Slight bitterness. Not as good as Beowolfs usual beers

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3886) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog, tried at the 2013 peterborough festival. Pale amber colour with white head. Flavour has malt, hops, with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (6757) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Cask at The Barton Arms Beer Festival; clear amber pour with a bubbly white head, a hint of citrus in the aroma, taste is sweet with light citrus, some astringency.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4128) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2013
Cask@the tap and tanner, walsall. Golden beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of pale malts and citrus. Taste is citrus, bread, some wheat and bitter hops. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13369) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham. Gold with white head. This was quite a thin beer on the palate, slightly watery with a light perfumed note, bitterness, dryish. It didn’t really come over as a wheat beer but in retrospect there were a few signs. Just ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
On cask at Wheatsheaf (JDW), Cheadle. Pours amber with white head. Wheat beer apparently, they should be fruity with a wheat kick. This is astringent and hard work. A face puller.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (7834) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 30, 2013
Bottle from Stirchley Wines, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a thin broken white head. The aroma is weak malt, leading to a medium bitter, grassy, hoppy flavour with some smooth malt on the palate. The bitterness quickly disappears. A refreshing ale, but Beowulf can do much better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (6375) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
500ml Brown bottle conditioned UK brewed wheat beer poured into a Franziskaner Weissbier glass on 13 Apr 2012. The beer has a slight haze to its otherwise pale golden body. The head was thin and white in colour, getting thinner with every sip. Citrus hop aroma and taste: not a lot else really. Refreshing but somewhat lacking in depth and deep flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21830) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2011
bottle at home ... golden amber .. thin white head ... soft sweet lemon fruit nose ... light banana lemon ... quite heavily oily body ... quite a bitter duration ... some lemon peel ... little heavy ... quite syrupy sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3374) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy light gold with a medium head. Aroma is lemon and lime hops. Taste starts with some lime. Wheaty finish. Citrus aftertaste. Full in the mouth with prickly carbonation.

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