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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly available bottled. Has been seen occasionally in cask.
Strong Golden Ale full of citrus hop flavour. Pale, Cara, Crystal and Wheat malts and English Pioneer and Goldings hops give a lovely citrus aroma and a well balanced flavour.
NOTE: Previously made with Maris Otter pale malt & Carapils malt and only one type of hop - Pioneer for bittering and aroma.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, toffee, oxidide notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110617]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is slight herbal, toasted malty. Bitter, dry and slight herbal. Ends dry and bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29849) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottled. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and malt. The body is light.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (21509) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Clear golden colored with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass. Fruity flavor of caramel, grass and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20923) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2011
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, grains, bnready and a bit nutty as well. Flavour is fruits, wood, grass, some eaarth and some slight sweet maltyness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy weak hoppy citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
3rd June 2011
Clear god amber beer, little white head. Smooth palate, moderate carbonation. Sweetish stout - subtle esters underneath providing a generic sweetness. On top are mildly bitter marmalade hops. Slightly tangy orange finish. Not bad at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2010
@ Grain Barge, Bristol. Amber. Lightly spicy, malty accent. Light spice and caramel. Ok, slightly boring, a basic bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11897) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ Yespr tasting. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 221114

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10651) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2011
Bottled, 500ml at The Pinto Lounge, Banbury. Gold with white head. Initial clean, crisp malt note is followed by a hint of caramel, there is also a touch of marmalade sweetness and orange peel. The real hoppiness doesn’t show through too much, but it is certainly drinkable.


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