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Black Sheep Golden Sheep (Bottle)

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Brewed by Black Sheep
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Masham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Fine Pale Ale"
Originally exclusive to Tesco and currently sold there as "Tesco Finest Golden Ale"
Ingredients: Water from brewery well; Marris Otter barley; Wheat; 10% Demerara sugar; Hops.
Golden Sheep is a full flavoured ale with a dry and refreshing bitterness, developed with a light, citrus fruit flavour. Brewed using time honoured methods and fermented in our Yorkshire Square vessels.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alphadelic (1922) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 18, 2015
A clean, slightly eggy aroma, a nice sweet malt and a marginally more assertive bitterness. It’s balanced but leans a touch in that direction. A hint of metal.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1320) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
500ml bottle, pours clear gold, small white head. Light caramel and toffee malt, light floral and citrus notes and a little hop spice. Some sweetness in the finish which is well balanced and lightly bitter. Light bodied with a creamy texture and soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (353) - - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle received as a gift. Pours deep orange colour, decent head which fades before too long. A very good golden ale. Plenty of flavours of fruit, honey.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
canddw (45) - - APR 30, 2015
Pours golden with a thick creamy head and high carbonation. Light nose with hops, pineapple hints. Taste has earth, hay, hops, biscuit, slightly metallic and short mildly bitter finish, slightly watery. Palate is a little dry. Okay but nothing special.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (500) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pours orange-amber with a 2 finger head that quickly goes away. Aroma of caramel, biscuit and light citrus. Taste of initial Caramel, then biscuit, some fruitiness, a touch of sweetness, vanilla and honey, then we get orange peel and lemon zest. Good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alethol (113) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Golden with a white head. Aromas of citrus and caramel. Good body. Surprisingly good, full and complex for a 4.7% beer. Would definately buy this again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
eastkenttom (99) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2015 Pretty flipping nice. Caramel notes, a touch of honey too. Yum! A little grapefruit on the nose. A sticky dry aftertaste but not unpleasant. Nice deep golden colour. Will buy again.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (127) - - JAN 5, 2015
Clear golden with thin white head, sharp on tongue, fruity citrus. Better when initial fizz has died down.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2014
3/20/2011. From bottle. Amber color, white head. Fruity aromas with hints of hops. Malty flavors with hop bitterness. Medium carbonation. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1916) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
500ml bottle from Morrisons. Pours golden with a foamy white head. Aroma is floral, honey, citrus and hops. Taste is honey, hops, citrus, bitterness and quite sweet.


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