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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A light malt base; Maris Otter, CaraPils and wheat malt allows the bright, fresh and zesty hop aromas to shine - underpinned by herbal and floral notes.
(A non sorachi ace version of acer due to no hops available!)


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (765) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Light malt aroma, with a clean light bitter hop finish. A decent summer golden

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ Holborn Whippet, 25-29 Sicilian Avenue, Holborn, Greater London, England WC1A 2QH.

[ As Bristol Beer Factory Nova ].
ABV: 3.9%. Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, earthy malt, light to moderate hoppy, earthy hops. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, sharp hops, earthy malt and hops, fruity, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat to soft. [20140805]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and light citrusy to grassy. Smooth fruity, citrusy and light grassy to citrusy. Bitter and crisp hoppy. Botter and lingering fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2369) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Cask at the Pelt Trader, Cannon Street. Amber/gold pour with a white head. Lots of fruit and malt in the aroma. Good balance of fruit and malt in the flavour. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1495) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Cask at Euston Tap. Floral, piney bitterness, good hop character but light in body and very easily drinkable. Lovely session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (3946) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Cask@Pelt Trader, London - golden pour with white head. Grassy and citrus fruity aroma and taste, light floral hoppy and grassy, straw, light body, easy drinking goodness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (1170) - FNQ, Australia, - NOV 11, 2014
Cask @ The Tobacco Factory, Bristol. Another fine British session golden ale with cereal malts and citrusy hops (oranges mainly) on the nose and palate. Nice zesty hop finish. Light-medium body with a light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3938) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 9, 2014
Cask at Lady Grey’s, Newcastle
slightly hazy pale wan gold, light body and carbonation, fairly brash bitterness, piney, grapefruit pith, dry finish. Decent modern bitter.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
The_Osprey (3241) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Cask at Drafthouse. Hazy opaque dark mustard yellow, small white ring of head. Aroma is mostly vinegar, medicinal, lemon tart. Body is medium, low carbonation, smooth. Taste … doesn’t have much really, watery, roughly follows the aroma, touch of cider .... not good ... pretty piss poor actually. Infected cask? Barman wasn’t sure but gave me a different beer anyway.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small lasting head. Yeasty malt aroma, butter, hay, some caramel. Fruity hop flavor, grassy, butter, hay notes.


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