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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: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular.
Golden ale with hints of biscuity malt flavour and citrus hops. Pale, Cara, Crystal and Wheat malts and English Pioneer hops for bitterness and aroma with an added boost of Goldings hops to fill out the aroma.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Cask at the Nags Head, Reading. Amber with a ring of white head; leafy hoppy aroma; soft and sweet in the mouth with a touch of honey and orange fruit; the finish is fresh and nicely hopped with a slight touch of spice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (3924) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Cask at the Grain Barge, Bristol. Supped, appropriately, on the upper deck of this pub on a boat, in the beating sun, whilst playing dominoes. A slightly plain Golden this, with cornfield hops and a smidge of cheese.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (1880) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Draught at bar. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, toast, caramel and grass. Bitter finish with grapefruit and malts. Very nice golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
Golden type ale with a floral type aroma and taste, dry on the palate. I’d like to try more of their beers

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3410) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2012
Cask @ Bon Accord. Dark amber colour, good head. Resin citrus malt aroma. Citrus biscuit flavour, bitter aftertaste. Very average golden ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2012
Very honey like aroma and smooth as silk on the palate. Flavour has loads of lemon taste making the overall effect a bit like throat sweets. But this is no bad thing. Quite nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2280) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 18, 2012
Cask @ Caley, Edinburgh 171012 BBF Tap Takeover
Light golden amber, clear, bubbly white head
Aroma - light pale golden malts...slight aroma
Taste - soft citrus hops, light pale bit fruity malt, refreshing, easy going
Palate - soft carb, thinnish body, a little sticky. Finish as main flavour, bit dry, fairly bitter soft hop
Overall - OK golden ale - fairly standard stuff

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump White Swan Leeds 14/08/12. A golden coloured beer with a tight white head and lacing. A crisp biscuity aroma. Decent fruity tastes. Biscuity malts. Served too cold and over sparkled. I think there’s a nice fruity beer trying to get out of this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1894) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2012
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Golden pour, nice white head. Looks every inch the standard golden ale. Mild bitterness until the finish. Straw. Some pear fruit. Good balance. Enjoyable [12072012]

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (3089) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2012
Cask by handpump at 3 Judges, Glasgow - clear amber ale, thin white head, mild caramel malt aroma, good temperature, biscuit / caramel, bitter aftertaste, bit bland, slight astringency


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