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Conwy Clogwyn Gold

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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Regular.
Originally a cask seasonal available April to September.
Previously also known as Gold n Delicious.

A light quaffable golden ale with plenty of hop aroma and a long bitter finish. A very tasty beer for its strength.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16053) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle from M&S Stratford and drunk at home. Clear gold with a bit of a haze with lasting white head. Good hoppy aroma, good hops on the finish, rather a decent tasting golden ale I thought, went with the piri piri chicken breasts quite well. A little light pink grapefruit. Good lively hops throughout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (4887) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2016
500ml bottle at home as ’Conwy Clogwyn Gold’, 4%, BB Aug 2016. Dark yellow, hazy, lightly sparkling, foamy white head, thick lacing. Aroma is light citrus, orange squash, dough and bread in the background, a little metallic. Body is rounded, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is bread-forward, light citrus, metallic, peppery bitterness. Quite spicy and bitter for the style. Balanced, drinkable. Decent stuff. I imagine I’d like the cask version.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8857) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Saturday 2nd January 2016 Pours gold in colour with a slim bubbly white head. A little hoppier than I expected and a touch fruity. Not bad at all. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2648) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2015
Cask @ Albion Ale House, Conwy [021215]
Golden, slight haze, thin white head
Aroma of soft citrus, touch of lemon
Taste of light pale malt, soft bitter hop, light lemon fruit, bit watery
Palate - Light body, bit oily, slight bitterness. Finish a bit dry, light lemon
Overall - Not a lot going on here, but is low abv

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (557) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2015
Let down a bit on apperance cloudy with bits not much carbonation tastes better peach and orange with a decent hoppy finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (5513) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2015
50cl bottle from M&S, Camberley at an ABV of 4%. A pale amber pour with a thin white head; light floral/fruity aroma - perhaps a touch of apricot; crisp body with some fruity malt; and a pleasant bitterness with some lingering spice. Rather pleasant.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
canddw (75) - - JUL 24, 2015
Pours golden, clear, thin head and light carbonation. Pleasant strawberry, fruity nose. Light, dry biscuit flavour with burnt caramel, medium bitter finish. Needs more in the taste department but okay.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3758) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
4% ABV bottle from Vinomondo, Conwy, Wales. Hazy pale golden coloured with citrus and floral fruity flavours followed by toffee and warming, zesty pine and biscuit on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1126) - ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
Cask. Gold with a good creamy off white head. Smells of tinned peaches and carnation milk. Peachy and orange bits in the taste. Nice and light. Yummy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1782) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a pale amber colour. taste is juicy and berry like with a bitter finish, quite good


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