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Breconshire Golden Valley

Formerly brewed at Breconshire
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Brecon, Powys, Wales


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A deep, golden coloured beer created using three types of Optic malt and only progress hops, all grown within the UK. This single varietal ale has all the characteristics of this 'soft' hop: floral notes and a gentle but pervasive bitterness, making it a very drinkable and thirst quenching beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lunkie (1827) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2013
Sweet fruit malt aroma. Clear red brown color with fair head and lacing. Sweet malt fruit flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
On cask at Severn Arms, Penybont. Pours golden with fine head. It’s all a bit average really. Pleasant but nothing outstanding. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9448) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2010
(bottle, courtesy of Quack-Duck) Hazy, golden colour with a big and blond foamy head. Fruity aroma with notes of apricot and citrus on a mildly bready malty background. Soft cara-malty base with bready notes and a present fruit-character. Slightly bitter flavour, light bodied with a lively carbonation. Moderately dry hop bitter and fruity finish. 20.X.10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2010
Bottled conditioned. A slightly hazy dark golden beer with a lazing orangey head. The aroma has notes of spices and malt as well as lighter notes of lemon. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and spices as well as lighter notes of elderflowers, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010
50 cL bottle, courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours clear and golden amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity and roasted malty. Bitter and roasted malty flavoured. Bitter and fruity into a lingering dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26200) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2010
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours deep golden with a lacing off-white head. Fruity nose with a honey whiff. Medium body, sweet fruit and and again a honey touch. Some British hops appearing in the finish. 261010

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10179) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2010
Bottle (iechyd da, Quack-Duck!): Deep golden, a bit unclear, creamy off-white head, visible carbonation; caramalt, delicate traces of apricots and hops in the nose; moderate dryish bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and a bit fizzy; slightly lingering dryish hoppy and fruity finish. Fine brew.....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndrewC (356) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2010
500ml bottle conditioned: Yeah a reasonable beer. Golden, slightly earthy hop, bit of syrup. Had it too warm though to really comment but it was reasonably good even then.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium amber to yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, orange, grapefruit notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

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