Brewed by Butcombe (Liberation Group)
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular.
A refreshing golden bitter brimming with character…not to mention citrus hops and fruit. Made with 100% Maris Otter malt, and brewed using a single variety hop…English Fuggles. A malty fresh vitality gives way to a full bittersweet finish…pure Gold!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3332) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2015
Cask@acorn Inn, Lichfield. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma is malts. Taste is malts, some hop bitterness, grass and a hint of butter. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2522) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Cask samuel smiths corby!!! Amber thin head lace. Aroma toffee malts taste same some fruits lifht hoppy bitter finish ok body. Ok at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Cask at the Guildford arms. Pours clear golden, nose is cereal, toffee, taste is sweet toffee, cereal, grainy, floral.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (962) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear deep golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, some fruit, slight biscuit and subtle earthy hops. Taste is similar of caramel, maybe butterscotch, some biscuit, slight fruit and subtle earthy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, earthy hop bitterness in the finish. Not a lot to say about this beer, boring but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teorn88 (4702) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Cask at JDW CW, London. It pours a clean rich golden color with a small off-white head. Aroma is grainy and starchy, with light biscuit and bread notes. Taste has more grains, starch, biscuit, light grass and earth. Closes bitter. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, unexciting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Cask at the Woodrow Wilson, Carlisle. Pours clear golden amber with a thick white head. Aromas of light malt, faint honey biscuit. Taste is light sweet, more honey notes, light butterscotch. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Butcombe Gold ].
Clear medium amber yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, pale malt, light vomit. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140813]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2567) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 17, 2015
Cask @ Linen Hall JDW, Enniskillen [080915]
Clear, thin white head
Aroma - Light fruits, slight nose
Taste - Light caramel, light citrus, hint of yeast, some twiggy earthy hops, getting a touch of toasted malt
Palate - Light body. Finish is a little dry, light caramel, light earthy hops, soft bitter, soft yeast tail
Overall - Average Spoons fare

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Dark golden with a small frothy head. Some sweetened hop with a touch of sugar in its nose and a balanced taste. Session ale with a low to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Citrus floral and some fruity aroma. Fruity hoppy floral flavour.

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