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Brewed by Cotleigh
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Taunton, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
Launched in June 2004 to celebrate Cotleigh’s 25th Anniversary. Cotleigh 25 became an instant success and was listed as a permanent brand. It was awarded "Best Alcohol Drink" in London at The Excellence in Food and Drinks Awards 2006. An explosion of flavours originating from American Cascade hops gives this brilliant pale golden beer a fresh aroma and fruit filled finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (3714) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2014
330ml bottle. Barely clear golden colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy and slightly strawy aroma meets luckily citrusy hoppy overtones with a lemon touch. Taste is cautiously citrusy hoppy, grainy, strawy basis; slightly watery. A bit poor for a 25th anniversary Ale - and at the same time a document for the development of the craft beer scene: I could swear you’ll find a "Better Alcohol Drink" in London today. Maybe you could already in 2006. But that could mean to discredit ’The Excellence in Food and Drinks Awards’ - an objective not to be pursuited at this point, naturally.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2010
Cask @ The Rake, Borough SE1. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty aroma with some weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty earthy hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty finish with some hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4443) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2009
Cask at the Three Guineas, Reading. Amber with no trace of head; citrus aroma; clean grassy flavour with honey sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Medium golden pour, Mild fruity aroma. Creamy, honey herbal flavor. Decent

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Pale, bit of biscuity malt, hints of wheat, fruit, bit of lemon. Alright.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30909) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2009
From cask at Charlies. Pours coudy golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity with notes of oranges and peaches. Peachy flavoured, light sweetness. Bitter and fruity finish. Nice and crisp.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13358) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden - white head. Mould, bitterness, zesty, fruity, nice hoppy, herbal, light spicy, soapy, wood, forrest, caramel, light sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 28, 2009
Cask. Unclear deep golden colour. Fruity, hoppy malty aroma. ok mouthfeel. Flavour of hops, bit fruitish, some bitterness and caramel.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass and hops. FRuity flavour of grass and hops with notes of wood. Dry hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29217) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. A hazy golden beer with a thin bubbly off-white head. The aroma is light with a bit of malt and elderflowers. The flavor is sweet with light notes malt, lemon, and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.


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