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Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Bottled, Pasteurised; Regular
A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, toffee, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, green grass, toffee notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100709]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light hoppy and slight yeasty. Distinct citrusy and grassy hops flavoured. Dry and bitter into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29019) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of elderflowers and hops, as well as lighter notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of elderflowers, hops, and malt, leading to a bitter finish. Refreshing and very summery.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear golden with a rough off-white head. A little citrusy hops - the British way. Light body, dry malt and fruit with an almost astringent citrusy driness. Quite bitter as well. 090710

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle at Plovmand. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass, hops and ashtray with skunky notes. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops with skunky notes. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 7, 2011
Bottled (thanks fonefan). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is citrus, grass, crisp maltyness as well as some mild grainyness. Flavour is grassy, citrus fruity with some mild floral notes as well. Pleasant bittery finish. Bready, fruity and floral in the aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2010
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt and bitter hops. Nice long bitter finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 23, 2011
Trade with Papsø. 50 cl. bottle. BB march 2010. Pours hazy yellow with a small off white head. Nose is citric and grainy. Some dusty floral and citrussy hops. A bit of cellar and oxidation - besides of that, drinkable- yet a bit bland and ordinary.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2011
Bottle, 4.3%. Weak fruity aroma, perhaps a bit of mango. Clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour has a bit of fruit as well. Not so flavourful, but not bad for the ABV.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13225) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2011
Bottle at Plovmand’s - Thanks. Clear yellow/golden - white head. Tea, herbal, wooden hoppy, fruity, light toasted, light british hoppy, light bitterness.


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