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Conwy Beachcomber Blonde

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Brewed by Conwy
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Colwyn Bay, Gwynedd, Wales

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A delicious hoppy blonde ale. The beer is crisp, dry and refreshing with a delicate grapefruit flavour. An appealing ale for both bitter and lager drinkers.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1508) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
Golden colour with a thick white head. Malt and citrus hop aroma, taste is generally sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (2757) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Mar 2015 - Cask at the Railway Tavern, Richmond. Pale orange, still, clear, very little head, no lacing. Aroma is strong toffee, caramel, slightly musty, background lemon. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light biscuit malt, some sour notes, flowery, overly astringent. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1208) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Pint somewhere in Reading. Nice clear gold pour. aroma is fresh hops, floral and citrussy. Smooth nice hoppy taste. Easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5567) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Cask @ the Sun in Camberwell, large sample, served in a pint. Almost clear golden color, short head. Aroma of citrussy hop, slight grapefruit, bit grainy malt. Soft bitter taste, slight fruity sourness coming through of the citrussy hop, just slight malty sweetness. Easy drinker, refreshing. Decent stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5234) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2014 Cask @ Fat Cat, Bangor. Clear yellow-blond with a creamy head. Has a tropical fruit character with a dominant lemon citrus that lingers in the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5375) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Cask at Ye Cracke, Liverpool. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of light citrus and pale malt. Taste has a touch more fruit sweetness, light hop bitter. Clean finish. Decent session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11091) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. Sweetish, malty golden beer, some apricot type notes with a bready maltiness. Just a little thin. Ok but no wow factor.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - AUG 8, 2012
Real blonde summer taste, great golden yellow colour and fine head. Citrus, grapefruit, grass and hay. Crisp clean and easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Nice tasting blonde ale, taste was mainly citrusy, perhaps a beer I would have again

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
muguk (2) - Warrington, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2012 does not count
The Conwy range of beers are one of my ’go to’ beers when I’m in The Lass O’Gowrie in Manchester.


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