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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: 30   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13031) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2016
Cask conditioned at Spooners Bar, Porthmadog, Gwynned, Wales. Gold with white head. This is quite a light, malty beer,fruity sweet, thinnish palate. It is simple, perhaps a light biscuit note. It’s okay.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (7555) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle, thanks Wolff. Hazy light orange with a white head. Soft and easy to drink with grass, citrus and some hints of perfume. Also some bread and caramel. The finish was bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3565) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Tried at the Three Horseshoes, Waddington. Colour is pale gold with a thick white head. Aromas has caramel citrus, and a touch floral. Taste has a long bitterness, decent body.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (4100) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle from the Co-op, pours orange-brown with almost no head and light aromas of caramelised citrus, floral perfume and a little earth. Slightly metallic bitterness overpowers a biscuity malt body. Distant lemon and spice notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (703) - - JUN 6, 2016
From a bottle. Pours a hazy orange gold with very soft carbonation. Malt, peach and grass in the aroma, and also in the taste. Nice grassy bitterness, and a long, bitter finish. A tasty golden ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
I_LUV_BEER (172) - - MAY 27, 2016
Served in a tulip from a 500ml bottle. Pours hazy gold colour with a thin white head. Aroma is citrus, hops and grass. Taste is following the nose very closely - citrus, hops and some grassy notes. Medium body with soft carbonation and a pleasant slightly bitter aftertaste. Nicely balanced and smooth, would consume it as a session ale any time.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1784) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle at home on 26.03.16. Pours amber with off-white non-lacing foam. Grassy aroma. Rich peachy malt and bitter grassy hop in-mouth. A bitter, grassy finish. Slightly oily texture otherwise zingy mouthfeel and medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17146) - 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 (5930) - 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 (9457) - 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


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