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Butcombe Gold (Cask)

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Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Don2711 (64) - - APR 19, 2014
Nice malt flavour and good on palate. Will drink again. Hope Witherspoon keep stocking

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1390) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask, pub at Bristol Temple Meads railway station. Gold body, thin white head. Nose is hops, some citrus, some fruit. Bitter. Dry finish. Just another generic UK cask golden ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Bog standard best bitter. Quite sweet. Tastes a bit under powered after drinking strong beers but basically fine.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - FEB 19, 2013
Plain and simple, sure and steady. Decent but unexciting pint. Flavours gentle hops and medium bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (862) - PORTUGAL - FEB 13, 2013
A tasty beer to appreciate with a good group of friends in a pub while the rain pours outside.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
Hand-pulled pint in the excellent ’Railway Buildings’ on Codsall railway station: 17 Nov 2012. Cracking looking beer: bright body of golden amber colour with a good head that stayed the distance as the beer level slid down my UK sleeve glass. The aroma was thin and although there was a mini-blend of malt and hop notes there wasn’t enough to pick out any clear smells to pontificate about. The taste is a well balanced mix of semi-sweet maltiness and a woody, nutty feel with a mild hop bitterness under the surface at all times and rising towards the end of each sip. Pleased I found a cask version: thought it might be better than the bottled one and I was right.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (2085) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2012
Cask, light brown, malty with an earthy bitter edge and a faint sulphurous note. Gentle bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 24, 2012
Cask at kings head, bristol. Burnished gold, sweet biscuit malt, low bitterness, medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2012
Cask at golden lion bristol. Fairly basic bitter, not much hop flavour to speak of. Just ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 28, 2012
Cask at the Woolpack in Slad. Golden-brown copper, foamy light head. Sugary caramel malt nose, light fruity hop. Smooth and tasty.


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