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Box Steam Xmas Box Blonde

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Brewed by Box Steam
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Trowbridge, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle: Seasonal - Christmas.
A strong golden session ale. The grapefruit nose and citrus flavours give way to a smooth, hoppy and slightly sweet finish.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1815) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Aroma: malty, some bread, yeast, dough, hay and straw. Appearance: clear blond, small, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, bland, grain malts, some citrus coming up towards the finish, soft carbonation. Overall: unexciting Golden Ale, somewhat bland. Bottle from Marlow Brewery, Marlow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (1944) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
Flaska från Stirchley Wines. Smak och doft av humle, malt, citrus, hö och örter. Välbalanserad, fin maltsötma, beska med smak av citrus. Frisk och fruktig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1508) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Very nice Christmas beer. Deep gold colour with a white head. Aroma has hop but subtle taste too. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2913) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle from my Christmas box... Dark gold with a thin head, citrus and a little grass hops on the nose, body is spicy and grassy, with an earthy, almost Saison like body.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (11091) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Cask conditioned at St. Aldates Tavern as Christmas Box, Oxford. Gold with white head. Spelty, grainy beer with a touch of sourness, some boiled vegetable notes. Not the best of beers.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (11420) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Bottle at Craft Beer Clerkenwell thanks to Leighton, 09/03/13. Clear pale golden with a white head. Nose is slightly dungy, pale malt, grass. Taste comprises lemon, grass, pale malt. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dryish finish with some bitterness. Ok/average.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (3546) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
50cl bottle at CBC Clerkenwell, London. Thanks mate. It pours a clear golden-amber color with a small white head. Some grass and peach in the aroma. Grass and lemon zast. Crisp carbonation. Gently bitter flavor with grass, lemon and hops. Decent

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4668) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Grainy nutty aroma. Dark golden . chalky mineral flavour. Nutty manly . earthy hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13198) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2013 Bottle shared at Craft Beer Co. - Clerkenwell, London. Smells like all kInds of sweet, sugary pale malts, bit of dough. Medium sweet flavour, lots of bready malt character, hay and straw, some light cereal. Tasty, simple beer.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5358) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2012
JDW 2011 Autumn Festival. Very drinkable soft toffee beer. Pleasant gentle fragrance. A little greasy. OK.


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