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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


3.9
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4122) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 20, 2011
Cask @ The State Bar. Clear light golden colour, white head. Nose is slightly grainy and fruity. Flavour is malty, fruity, citric, fairly bitter. Well carbonated. Dry finish. Ok stuff.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2011
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Clear golden ale with a decent white head. Grassy, soft aroma, some bitterness on the nose as well. Tastes quite dry and refreshing, some citrus fruit before the dry finish. Ultimately a session blonde ale, does exactly what you’d expect [22072011]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 22, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. A clear, light golden ale with a medium white head. Aroma of sweet caramel and yeast. Flavours of yeast, caramel, malt and puffed wheat. Little lingering dryness.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
prawlie (1245) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2011
Pint at the 3 Guineas in Reading. Blonde, flat with little head. Light, blonde, fruity aroma. Light, bitter and slightly acidic. Its a bit crap really. Watery and naff. A relief to get in finished.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22073) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2011
Cask@Spoons 2010. Yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet malts, some honey, nectar and mild grass. Flavour is quite similar with also some bready and mild wooden notes. Pleasantly balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ JDW - Hammilton Hall, Street-level Concourse, Liverpool Street Station, City of London, Greater London, England EC2M 7PY.

Clear medium yellow color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, light grapefruit. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fresh, lemon - grape. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100731]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KUEric (888) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
It’s a blonde thing. They are often like a Monet in that they are alsways good from afar. A long lasting session of head is always good thing. The aromas were intoxicating, in a you know you are going to get some drunk kind of bready, light and fluffy and a little yeasty (ok in a sexual themed rating that one doesn’t go over as well, but it was a part of the aroma).She is a little quiet (flavors muted) which is good considering the amount of people around who could see, but that quietness was really more of a velvety touch on the tounge. Its taste was ehavenly with just the right level of aggressive moves (bite at the end) and carbination like (for a cask ale) and this soft delicate tender moment in my mouth. All in all I’d do it again and would even recommend to friends.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2010
cask at standing order ... amber ... thin white head ... soft light sulpher lemon nose ... sweet lemon ... little peel... ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13271) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2010
@ Bunch O’Grapes, Cardiff. Hazy blonde. Slightly fruity aroma (berry) with fresh, breezy malt character. Soft and fruity, almost like a witbier. Interesting.


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