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Castle Rock
Brewed at Marston’s

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Pasteurised; Regular
A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops.


ricardotorero's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ricardotorero (55) - Greater Manchester, - FEB 10, 2013
Love my blonde beers and this easily available beer fits the bill. Has some taste and well worth buying a few so you have themto drink together


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
uckelman (634) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Pours clear, amber. Just a lacing of head. Jammy, spicy aroma. Medium sweet. Spicy finish. Was good with carnitas.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sarauckelman (407) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Beautiful amber with no head. Slightly malty aroma. Round hoppy and malty flavor. Clean and classic. Medium bodied. Refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2016
*Old rating from 2012. Nettes typisches Golden-Ale mit interessantem aber etwas neutral-bitterem Hopfen. Süffig mit typischen Ale-Aromen und moderater Süße. Nett.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (566) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
500ml bottle. Mostly clear, golden amber colour, good off-white head. Aroma is grassy/grainy, malts. Flavour is citrusy, grassy, hops, malts. Light bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
500ml Bottle from Bargain Booze, New Mills. Deep golden beer. Sweet, aroma of malt and straw. Taste sweet, malty and pleasant, slightly bland but that’s typical from the style. Blandness redeemed by some spicy hop character.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JamesH81 (8) - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014 does not count
Something different ! :-) ! .... ! ! :-) :-) :-)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (4437) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle, gift from Chilly. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel) and hoppy (floral). Flavor medium sweet, light spicy and bitter. Medium body. Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
pale, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, just another average blonde ale don’t know how it became a champion beer of britain in 2010 strong hoppy taste. chinook hops used

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1967) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Appearance: Dark amber, clear. Some white head.
Aroma: Hops, cereal. Slight fruit?
Taste: Hops, grass, cereal. Honey. Sweetness.
Bought: Beers of Europe, 500 ml, £2.19
Info: 13/9-2014, 66/300M, BB: 17/2-2015

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (6445) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys, Folkestone shared with McTapps. Fine one with a decent hoppy start and a decent mild bitter ending. Simple one with a bit of rye, some grass and hay. Drinkable, easy going piwo with a touch of straw towards the end.


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