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Butcombe Gold (Bottle)

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Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Wrington, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in 500ml bottles.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoestring (331) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle at room temperature. Get orangey buttery smoothness and creaminess on palate . Not much carbonation but not flat taste. Quite drinkable and easily supped.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (4854) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2015
500ml bottle at home in Blaendulais. As ’Butcombe Gold’, 4.7% BB Sep 2016. Pale orange, totally clear, lightly sparkling, small foamy white head leaves strands of lacing. Aroma is glue, polish, pear skin, a little elderflower. Body is medium, rounded, soft carbonation. Taste is traditional-style gluey cardboard, fairly bitter, dry ground spices, wood shavings, some tangy dried apple. Pretty drinkable. Decent. Matched up well with vegetarian shepherd’s pie.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (1085) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 12, 2015
Aroma: Medium-light spicy, earthy. Medium-light caramel. Light berries. Appearance: Brilliant, dark, gold body. Thin, off-white head. Flavour: Medium-high bitterness. Light sweetness. Medium hoppy, earthy, berries. Medium caramel. Dry finish with lingering bitterness and light hoppy astringency. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Light carbonation, creamy. Overall: The astringency is unwelcome, but the beer smells and tastes great. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1864) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2015
Uninteresting beer. Dull aroma of bread, sugar and herbs. Flavour the same with some delicate but present bitterness reminding me herbs. aftertaste is short. Filtered with small head. The colour is copper.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (970) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Live rating of a 500ml bottle from Lidl: (£1.29, I think). Orangey fuggle hop aroma. Amber clarity with a creamy white head. Orange flavour, creamy sweetshop Wham bar, and digestive biscuit flavour. Is that a hint of nutmeg? Ooh, I like this... slick in the mouth, bitter finish, with lovely quietly assertive Englishness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3483) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle from lidl, burton. Golden amber beer with large head. Aroma of grain and a little malt. Taste is biscuit malt, a touch of pepper and hops. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1375) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle from Londis. Dark orange and lightly carbonated, with a head that doesn’t hang around. Notes of biscuit, fruit cake, fruity, lightly bitter with a crisp taste. Tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StueyD (1549) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
A mid amber gold coloured beer with a frothy off white head. A light zesty hop and biscuity malt aroma. Dry mouthfeel. A mild bitter taste to start, pithy citrus fruit and a touch grassy. This is then followed by a dry biscuity and cereal malt flavour. The finish is balanced, with an additional spiciness. Bottle from Lidl, Fakenham.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3587) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Dark gold with a lasting fine white head, nose is lightly biscuit grainy with a pleasant spicy and lightly floral hoppiness, palate is dry-bitter with an earthy and vegetal bitterness. Nicely bitter golden ale in the modern English vein.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arek (765) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle 0,5 l, ASDA, Bournemouth, England, UK. Bursztynowe piwo z grubą, puszystą i sztywną pianą oraz słodowym aromatem. W smaku pełne z cierpką goryczką na finiszu.


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