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Coniston Olivers Light Ale

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Brewed by Coniston
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Coniston, England

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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Cask and bottled.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (969) - ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle. Yellow gold with a white head which fades to a thin scum. Lemon, lime and lots of citrus hops up the nose. Light, breezy, but hoppy with more fruity citrus and a back cereal note. Rather delicious easy drinkern which delivers mouthful after mouthful.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is smooth fruity, light toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter, mild citrusy and crisp hoppy. Bitter and mild grassy to citrusy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biggles231 (16) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
A light mild, with a subtle but not insignificant flavour thats not dictated by either the alcohol or hop rate. A rarity, but a good one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at Gbbf 2013. Light lemon. Decent condition. It’s a light bitter. Ok. Goid condition very drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MPA (839) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Yellow with white head. Aroma of malt, straw and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour with only a little bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
Cask @ brewpub. Golden-straw colour. Not much aroma. Straw malt character, a little bit biscuity but with some mushroomy hop finisih. Fairly straightforward.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Cask @ Black Bull, Coniston. Gold and bright with a band of lace. Watery, nothing aroma but is clean. Body too. Not the tastiest beer but has a lingering bitter finish. Could use more malt character but what is there is pleasant, mild, and sweet. Clean with a decent finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1622) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2010
[Cask at the Black Bull Inn, Coniston] Sweet, floral and fruity, not bad for the low ABV.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask at Black Bull, Coniston, Cumbria. home of the Coniston Brewery. Very pale gold with a white head. Sweet gentle hop aroma. Not thrilled by the taste though: it was sour and gluey. Mid bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2009
Wow ... c ool for a golden ale ... Cask at Bow Bar ... golden yellow ... light fruit nose ... sweet mellow fruits ... sweet honey ... soft and easy.


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