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Cottage Golden Arrow

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Brewed by Cottage
Style: Bitter
Castle Cary, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular (Rail Ales range).
Gold medal winner at the 14th Maltings Beer Festival and silver medal winner at the Great British Beer Festival. A light golden colour with a distinctive floral hop flavour and aroma. A refreshing, thirst quenching pint.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (8058) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Lightly hazy yellow to light orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly bitter, slightly buttery and something weird I can’t put my finger on, but strangely enough it reminds me of meat... Average to medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigRor (12) - SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2014
The Gallery, Pimlico 27th July 2014. Lightly golden and sweet tasting. Moderate hops, malty, served cool with little head. 4.5% - had a couple...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (3790) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Cask - Skunky and dirty twig. Hazy gold with no head. Tastes as it smells. Too light and a root bitterness that lingers. Not a fan.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Cask at The Bell in Waltham st Lawrence. Copper beer. Head died almost instantly. Some fruity hop. Average.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4134) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Crescent, Salford 22 Jan 13. Lys gylden. Litt uklar. Lavt skum. God fruktaroma. Druer. Smaken er tung frukt. Blir fort litt kjedelig.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (723) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2014 Cask @ Stratton House Hotel, Biggleswade. Golden, small white head. Takes a while to clear. Malty aroma with some undefinable fruit hop (I’m going to guess First Gold but may be wrong). Taste is sweet with a bitter finish, with odd soapy/buttery flavours along the way. I don’t think the beer is off, I just don’t care for it. Middle of the road at best.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (1783) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2013
Cask@Pratts and Payne, Streatham, London - pours gold with a small white head. Sweet fruits, sweet malts, grassy, straw, pretty refreshing with a slight bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (4426) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013

Appearance: Clear golden color with a small white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Fruity and sweet caramel malty.
Palate: Medium body. Slight sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation. Creamy texture.
Taste: Dominating caramel malty and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Dull bitter.
Personal stats: On tap at Peter Kavanagh’s in Liverpool, England.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3694) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2013
Golden with a smooth head. Its character is mild malts with a medium bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niall73 (1651) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Golden colour, quite a malty, sweet beer with a touch of honey and not much, if any, bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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