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

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


will1's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
will1 (140) - Hampshire, - FEB 25, 2012
Pale and ever so slightly hazy (from the cask). Well balanced beer with a sweet malty aroma, a refreshing bitterness and a biscuity citrussy aftertaste. Good for quenching the thirst.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1330) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2014
On cask at Three Judges, Glasgow - Orange gold body with a thin white head. Nose is orange citrus, with a bit of grassiness to it. Soft mouthfeel, a juicy malty taste, with a rather bitter finish. Not too bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2711) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden, thin creamy off-white head, weak fruity citrus aroma, excellent lacing, creamy malty texture, fruity, hint of resin, quite refreshing, sweet malty finish

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4381) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2013
Cask at the Bell Hotel, Alresford. Bright amber with a scummy white head; plain malty aroma; simple, sweet and malty flavour; then lightly bitter with a biscuity finish. Good for a quick quaff, but nothing more.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
The 8th Redhill Beer Festival 2 Nov 12. Gyldengul. Skumfri. Bra sviske/fruktaroma. Litt tynn på smak. Svakt syrlig ettersmak.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Gravicask, half shared with Finn. Bright surface to a clear golden body. Aroma of semi-dry, citrus fruits. Fruit hoppy taste of sappy oranges with a mild, dry bitter twist to the finish. Thirst quencher (Redhill Beer Festival,02.11.2012).

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2728) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 24, 2012
Cask@hyde tavern, Winchester. Pale gold with herbal nose and refreshing antipodean bitter bite. Clean malt balancing the hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7904) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask at the South Western Arms, St Denys (So’ton) - 09/09/12. Clear gold with a thin white head. Aroma of fruit, caramel and malt. Fruit, hops and a touch of caramel in the taste. Medium bodied with minimal carbonation leading to a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
26th January 2010
On tap somwhere! Pale gold beer. Pleasant sweet hop nose. Light soft semi dry palate. Nice light hops - a little peach, a trace of orange and grapefruit. Finishes dry. Pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1467) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle conditioned. Light gold body. Large white head.Floral, hoppy, whiff of sulphur. Gentle bitterness. Dry finish. Rather thin bodied and watery. Well carbonated.


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