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Big Lamp Prince Bishop Ale

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Brewed by Big Lamp
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular
A well balanced fruity, light coloured beer. First brewed for the 1987 Durham Beer Festival.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tarosama (49) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Cask @ The Keelman, a simple beer with good white head, medium body, pleasant finish. When I had this beer last time, the beer was in the perfect condition. It was fresh, perfect temperature, perfect head.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
witthatsbier (259) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2013
pale with white head nose is grainy with malty tones flavour is sweet with bitter coming in later sweet finish palate is thinnish for abv overall ok but this used to be a much better beer

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1540) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
cask at lloyds no 1 newcastle. thin white head gold body. lemon citrus dough red fruit chocolate and nuts. tangy. dusty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6379) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 04/07/2012. Deep gold with next to no head. Citrus hop and summer fruit aroma. Flavour of sweet, cereal malts with some more fruit and a moderately bitter finish. Fine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (785) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2014 Can’t believe I’ve not rated this before, I must have had dozens of pints over the years. This particular rating is based on a couple of pints at the Wheatsheaf in Felling while watching Germany v Portugal. Bright yellow, white head, clean fruity aroma. Fruity and vinious, light and flowery flavour with a delicate bitter-sweet balance. Deceptively drinkable, as the cliche goes. I may be rating high, because I’ve got a soft spot for this beer, the brewery, and the pub. 1-0 to the Germans. Isn’t it great when life is so reliable. 17/01/2014. Not to adjust any of the numbers, simply to reflect that since my rating in June 2012, The Wheatsheaf has been my regular Friday night straight after work destination, and the PB has been of a consistently high standard. Top notch.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2011. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grassy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grassy hoppy flavor. has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11217) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Pale golden with a small white head. Fruity aroma with a bit of apple peel. Sweetish and fruity flavour, rather bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6277) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 5, 2011
Cask @ Bodega, Newcastle.
Pours clear golden colour with small head. Aroma of fruits, grass and some apple. Flavour of fruits, apple and light malts.
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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2011
[cask at the Guldford Arms, Edinburgh] Decent looking golden ale – pours very slightly hazy with a half-inch head from the sparkler. Slightly grassy aroma, some faint malt on the nose. Perfectly acceptable blonde ale – touch of dry bitterness, some straw in there [02092011]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, green grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, soapy, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110804]


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