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Celt Experience Celt Golden Age

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Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Caerphilly, Wales

bottled
common

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available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A golden coloured organic ale, with a rich full-bodied texture accompanied by a unique blend of traditional and fruity hops. Drinkers of this delicious ale will experience a mouth-watering taste of citrus fruits with a slightly spicy aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (1529) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
Bottle sampled at BjŲrn, thanks. Small beige head. Light clowdy golden color. Big fresh flowery hoppiness. Sparkling taste with fresh pale maltiness and a tuch of metal. Lasting bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
magpieken (101) - - MAR 13, 2015
500ml bottle. Best Before 24.09.2015. Slightly opaque pale gold colour with a towering, frothy, ice cream like head which refused to reduce, wonderful lacing. Assertive aroma pine forest, grapefruit, passionfruit with a malt undertone. Beautiful balance of medium sweetness and a shade more bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth texture, lively carbonation and a long bitter resin finish. Very enjoyable but left me feeling very gassy. 8.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
500ml bottle from cornelius. Pours hazy golden orange, thin white head. Hoppy orange citrus aromas, light yeast. Taste has sherbet, more orange, light granulated sugar sweetness. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spartakbarnsley (67) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Pulkovsky Universam , St Petetsburg. Lovely beer. Aroma of hops, yeast and citrus. Medium carbonation, citrus, wood notes, very bitter hoppy finish. Packed with flavour for such a low ABV. A lovely cross between an English bitter and an American Pale Ale. Would make a great summer session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftbeer_krr (2) - Krasnodar, RUSSIA - MAR 5, 2015 does not count
good beer in his style. pleasant bitterness, good flavor milking its density sufficiently full of flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (1858) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy orange body with lots of yeast flecks floating around. Thin white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of watermelon, grapefruit and floral hops. Flavour of grass, earth, lime and a light, bitter finish. Thin body with an oily texture. Weak fizz. A solid Golden Ale.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
christhoel (284) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Pours lightly hazy gold with a small, frothy and bubbly white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt, light earthy and spicy, minty hops and faint pear esters. Flavor is balanced malt and hops, medium bitterness and a crisp, dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation. not very good if you ask me

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (1105) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2015
Pours a opaque light golden with a biggish white head. Has a lovely floral nose with some zesty citrus fruit and honeyed notes. Flavour wise, itís light and fruity with lots of sweet and sour citrus (mandarin, lemon, grapefruit) with sweet bready and grassy malt in the background, which is followed by a very assertive, dry, slightly salty hop bitterness. Has a medium body and lively carbonation. For something 4.2%, this is a really heavy hitter. The bitterness may be too much for some but if youíre a hop head, you should be well satisfied. A very nice golden ale indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeZasada (296) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
Bomber bottle. Pours a hazy reddish amber with a frothy, thick white head. Moderate carbonation. Sweet, fruity aroma. Taste is hoppy, some grass, warming to a resin/citrus like bitterness. Medium mouthfeel. Finish is grassy bitterness, with some fruity sweet tones. Very interesting, not like any other golden/blonde ale Iíve ever had. I like it, but not sure itís classed correctly... more like a hoppy extra special bitter, or an English IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bootlegger007 (92) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2014
Cloudy golden appearance with light particles and a large frothy/creamy lasting like ice-cream head, very fruity aroma very tropical with massive grass notes, flavour was also fruity, hoppy and bitter, lightly acidic on on the tongue leaving a bitter aftertaste, loved it very fruity 6 months ago I would have rated very differently. Thanks Hitchy good choice, swing 92.


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