Brewed by Bowman
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Southampton, England


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask: Regular.
A pale, golden quaffing ale with excellent flavours for its strength. Pleasingly hoppy throughout without being aggressive and also possessing of a fine aroma. The finish is dry with a small twist of sweetness at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2900) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask at Ealing beer festival 2010. Golden coloured pour with a medium white head. Nice fruity/hoppy aroma. Tastes hoppy, fruity, malty, sweet. A quality session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9677) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2010
Cask, Leicester Fest 10. Golden with an off-white foam. Aromas are hay, grain and corn with lemon. Yeasty with some icing sugar. Flavours are sweetcorn and grain with sweet lemon meringue. Grapefruit bitterness on the finish. Has a nice spritzy palate. A decent session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7725) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2009
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 6 Aug 2009) Pale yellow colour with frothy, white head. Fruity nose with citrus, pineapple and grass. Fruity taste with notes of grass, tropical fruit, pineapple and citrus. A rahter mild but aromatic citrussy bitterness in the finish. Rather light body, fairly sweet. Nice and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (4039) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 3, 2009
NOt so bitter either, this time I liked the fact they weren’t that dry. A little dark but still goldy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2501) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009. Pours a pure golden colour with a thin white head. A lovely fruity hoppy aroma. The flavour is all malt with plenty of fruit flavor with some hints of citrus. The finish is a long malty finish with a lovley citrus aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (12915) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Eight Bells, Alton, Hampshire. Orange gold with white head. Quite still and soft in character but with a juicy, malty fullness, there is an orange citrus to it. Quite bitter in the close, very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2009
Bottle at chris o’s teabag for 2009 tasting. Alround rating: Slightly soapy, citrusy british leafy hop, very drinkable tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Cask at the White Horse, 28th August 2008. Clear amber with a good white head, lively body and a subtle hop aroma. Great taste and palate - a perfect session bitter. The second Bowman beer I’ve had (the other being Quiver at GBBF) and they’ve both wowed me!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (20724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2008
Cask at Bitter virtue ...golde yellow,light hop,easy ligyt fresh hops little sweet but mostky clean fresh hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
renffisch (890) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2008
cask @ kingston bf 08. Excellent session beer. very quaffable, zesty beer. looks alright too, bright straw yellow, thin white head. fresh, hoppy, lovely more-than-one-pint beer.

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