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

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crockett (1029) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2012
Pours light orange gold with a short lived white soapy head. Nose of citrus, grass and sweet toasted malts. Has a weird chalky mouthfeel seemingly brought on by the peppery carbonation. Thatís distracting. Even bitterness. Notes of caramel, fresh bread crusts, and yeast. Finish is just a little un-clean.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
OntBeerDrinker (480) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2012
1 finger head. carbinaed,gold. smells light n sweet. Agressive bitter grassy & sourish hops. Feels odd in belly. Watching possable final stanly cup game while drinking this. The native storm one I also have and wll have next. This one is just a leminy,orange,grassy bitter hoped ale that has a lightly gross sweetness and it sites odd in belly. Donít taste like a 4.2% beer at all. Not crap,but not great Not how I would perfer my ale biskity aftertaste. Cheerís.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7624) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2012
Stop number two on our blonde-ales-of-the-world tour: Wales, birthplace of Tom Jones. That fucker knew how to party! This poured a brighter yellow gold than Angler, with a livelier head. Aroma is more grainy, with pithier citrus (white grapefruit). Clean, lighter, citrus and grain flavours with floral undertones. The hops are pretty subdued here though. Still, clean, fresh and pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (10851) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2012
A hazed golden ale with a thin lacing off white head. In aroma, caramel malt with grassy British hops, with light piney notes. In mouth, a smooth caramel malt with faint British hops, a tad boring, but decent. LCBO bottle.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (12102) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 8, 2012
Bottle. golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is malt, hop, caramel, spices. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slimspady (215) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 16, 2012
Looks and smells better than it tastes. Pours golden with a giant white head. Highly carbonated. A little hazy. Pine, citrus and hops in the nose. Starts a little bland, then the hop bitterness kicks in and that doesnít help. Some of this might make the drain.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2012
[4205-20111218] 500mL bottle. Mild fruity grains aroma. Clear, medium orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Light apple grain flavour is quite rough. Medium body. Average, a little unrefined. (5/3/5/3/12-) 2.8
Overheard: "What does that say?" "Bacon Marmalade." "Thatís disgusting... But it tastes good."
(w/ jerc, others)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1377) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2012
Sampler on tap thanks to kind barman at Devil Craft on Tokyo (of all places). It is indeed a golden ale, medium body, has a definite interesting exotic fruitiness in the hops, maybe something mango or papaya, hint of slight sugary rot with that. Not whollyconvinced it was my thing but worth a go.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2012
Bottle of 50 cl Clear golden with an orange tinge, medium white head of good duration. Moderately malty aroma with a fresh hop aroma of citrus. Dry and moderately bitter taste with clear notes of malt, caramel and citrus. lovely beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4828) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 1, 2012
Bottle. Nice golden liquid with fair lacing and a good head. Relatively clean scent with a bit of hops and stronger notes of sawdust. Flavour is a bit yeasty and nondescript.


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