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Boggart Sun Dial

Formerly brewed at Boggart Hole Clough
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Manchester, England


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask; Regular.
A very pale beer with a refreshing fruity hop taste and aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1949) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Pale style beer which is quite dry on the palate with some cereal type tastes, some nice hops used as well

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2006
1. Cask Handpump at the Bar Fringe, Manchester 14/08/2001 Golden coloured with some fruit flavours. Malty hoppy finish. 2. Cask Stillage at Staffordshire University, Stoke On Trent 15/09/2001 Golden and slightly bitter with a rich hoppy finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Cross Keys, Knutsford 15/12/2003 Golden colorued with some alcohol and hoppiness. Citrus aromas present. Slightly dry bitter lasting finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2009
Bottle, Threshers, Aughton. Poured golden with a fading white head, some sediment activity apparent. Fragrant aroma with some fruitiness. Grassy hop, quite yeasty flavour with a dry bitter finish. Easy drinking in the sun. Maybe this has improved recently as it didn’t seem quite as bad as is painted here, or maybe it was just the novelty of drinking in the sun....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4986) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle. Bronze with a small head.Slightly sulphuric and bitter. Another dissapointing British bottled beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2003
Cask Conditioned, at the Wenlock Arms, London.
Golden like the sun with a fine lacy white head. This beer has some bite to it. The bitter length certainly is a challenge. The first quarter of the beer goes down easily enough but progressively get harder and harder. Sort of like those crazy tracker pull racers you see on bazaar sports programmes. Do you know what I mean?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2009
Bottle in Hotel room in Shefield... gold yellow ... ligth sour lemon ... light fruit little dry soft toffee .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13234) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2005
Cask Conditioned at The Cwellyn Arms, Rhyd Ddu, Gwynedd, Wales. Pale gold with thin head. Dry caramel toffee flavour, quite unusual fo a golden ale. Dry, bitter finish. A trange wooden pump clip to this one, it was hard to tell who made it. Probably be a collectors piece in years to come.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44017) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, apple vinegar notes. Flavor is moderate sweet to light light heavy and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090720]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 1, 2008
My hand pulled half pint has got only a single white patch on the surface of a clear, golden body. Fruity and a bit oily aroma. Mellow oranges and dried fruits in flavour mixed with malts complemented by a short bitter tail (Bricklayers Arms, Putney 18.03.2008)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with some yeasty hints and also some hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

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