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Blindmans Golden Spring

Brewed by Blindmans
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Frome, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Previously 3.8%
Award winning fresh and aromatic straw coloured beer, brewed with using selected lager malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 5 May 2013. Poured a slightly hazy golden colour with a dense white head. Aroma of juicy hops, yeast esters and straw. Sweet fruit flavours with some honeycomb and chewy malt. Palate is somewhat light with some grassy hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7423) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2013
The Briar Rose, Brum, 28/06/13. Bright heavy lacing gold. Good peanut butter, flowering shrub and slight sulphur nose. Sesame, toasted bread, honeyand shrub notes. Very decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stravale (2390) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 10, 2013
Cask @ JDW Elgin [090613]
Amber, clear, thin dense white head, some lacing
Aroma - soft sulphur nose, bit eggy, dab of fruits
Taste of soft cereal malts, hint of fruity malt, light flavour, lager-like malts, no off notes, touch of soft fruity hop, rather bland
Palate - Thin, bit watery palate. Finish of very light sweet malt, touch of cereal biscuit
Overall - Light easy drinking, inoffensive but rather bland

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (4042) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; pale straw yellow pour with small white head, grassy aroma, slight lemon taste, a bit pilsener like, pleasant enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 07/05/13. An orange gold coloured beer with a white head. A pleasant blonde ale. A little citrussy hop with some soap mixed in. Inoffensive and slips down easily. Score 3.1
Subsequent rating scored 3.3. Average becomes 3.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4961) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Pale amber with a ring of white head and good lacing; floral aroma; thin with a sweet floral body and a light lemony bitterness; then a biscuity finish. Rather bland and ordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3405) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2013
Cask by handpump at Society Room, Glasgow - clear straw, creamy white head, weak cereal aroma, excellent lacing, blond creaminess with hints of nuts, minimal hop, refreshing but slightly bland

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1456) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
A bit of hop bitterness, hint of citrus, nice balance, refreshing - good session beer, generic but totally fine example of the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 9, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a light golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of lemon, caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with a little green apple to finish. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2010
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. I really didnít notice the minimalist pumpclip on my first glance along the bar. They need to have a rethink on branding. Iím struggling to say much else. Amber with a small white head. Faint aroma. Faint watery taste. Slight bitterness. A general sense of Rice Krispies was imparted.

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