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Brewster’s Decadence

Brewed by Brewster’s (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Grantham, England


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular.
A golden ale with a hint of malt sweetness from caramalt. Passionfruit and grapefruit aromas on the nose. First taste gives a complex zesty hop palate leading on to a fresh herby finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1434) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Tasted this in Esquire House, Glasgow (JDW) on 27th January 2015. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale straw in colour with a thin white head. Dry dusty citrus note to the hoppy aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt delivers a fruity citrus flavour of grapefruit full in the mouth but very little else. Dusty hop resins impart a dry bitter note in the slightly astringent aftertaste. Finish is all about the hops with a citrus peel zest coming through in the palate. A poor session Golden Ale for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7379) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Gravity, Hinckley BF, 13/09/13. Dusted pale gold with slight halo. Nose of clean lime and lemongrass with pungent tropical and dried curry leaf background. Excellent balanced stewed tea and lime zest hop with biscuit undercarriage. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6716) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2013
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell, London, 23 Apr 2013) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, grass and passion fruit. Fruity, hoppy taste with notes of grass, citrus, resin, tropical fruit and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a slight malt sweetness. Tasty and refreshing. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4007) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Gravity at Birmingham Beer Festival 2012. Grassy, olive oil hops. Becomes more grassy down the back of the throat. Not bad. A bit too quincey for me. Foxo’s mate Paul is here now, so that’s a positive. The live music is quite bad though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light citrusy. Bitter, citrusy and risp hoppy. Smooth fruity and citrusy crisp hoppy into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22274) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2012
Cask at Charlies. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and grass. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel and grass. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
justm (164) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2012
Cask at Blue Boar, Billericay. Pours a pale golden yellow with a thin but quite dense white head. There’s a lovely grassy floral lemon aroma which hints that this beer may pack more of a punch than you might at first think. Smooth and sharp on the palate, the taste is floral grapefruit with a cream soda edge and a little tropical fruit - mainly pineapple. The lip-smackingly sweet zesty aftertaste leaves a light dry lingering lemon flavour. Wonderfully refreshing, moreish and delightful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2012
On cask at the Alexander Graham Bell for the Wetherspoons beer festival. Pours a straw colour with a decent white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, passion fruit and pineapple. Similar flavours. Moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Tasty with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2012
Cask @ Crosse Key, JDW, Bank EC3. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown (3568) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 2, 2012
cask at bridge house, belfast pours light blonde with thick creamy head. aromas of lychee and grapefruit abound. in the mouth there’s plenty of juicy fruit, fresh hoppiness and citrus fruit. Could have drunk this all night.

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