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Elgoods Double Swan (Cask)

Elgoods Double Swan (Cask)
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Brewed by Elgoods
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wisbech, England

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask, Seasonal;
The beer is brewed at 4.5% abv and has a refreshing palate with a fresh light hop character. A very pale beer brewed using Pale Ale malt only, hops used are English Fuggles, Progress and Goldings and an American hop, Willamette


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4618) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2010
Cask at The Wheatsheaf. Hazy orange and wheat body with thin head. Nose of hops and pine. Flavour of malt, spices and bitter. Quite bitter in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
renffisch (723) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2008
draught @ the swan. thank you jason for taking my pad with you to the bar to get the stats :-). it was a lazy day. Nose of caramel and malt. quite hazy amber good size off-white head. Sweet to start, quite tart bitter finish. bit watery in body though. alright.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2008
Orangey appearance with a good sized head. Scent is of citrus hops with some nuts also. Some sweetness in the front, then a bitterness creeps up on you. Some dryness on the end. Lots of fruity hops: tastes mainly of mandarine, some earthy notes. I liked this a lot and mine was full of aromas, unlike some of the other comments here.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2008
cask at the bon accord- pours amber golden and clear, white head, creamy, nose is very light, slightly medicinal, almost apples. doesnt really have much of a smell. taste is the same very mild "almost a memory of apples" ina rundhaug tyrdal. yes it is true. really light mild flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2008
Cask in the Bon Accord. Aroma is pale malts, some honey, grassy and slightly citrus. Taste is similar,m however everything is very minimal and unexciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6107) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2007
Akkurat Cask. Hazy golden body toppd by a healthy white foam of thick bubbles that last. A bit undefined in its maltiness, rather sandy and earthy. it makes a funny mix with the already earthy, woody hops that even bear a certain cattiness. Certainly dry palate, quite mineral yet without tartness. rather original, pale yet very earthy. Leafy hops contend no citric aspects to my tastebuds. Bitterness is firm and long and includes a fair bit of astringency. A very special golden ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (5898) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2007
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, 24 May 2007) Golden amber colour with foamy white head. Fruity, floral nose with notes of citrus, orange peel and earthy hops. Fruity taste with orange, grapefruit and earthy hops in a long bitter finish. Medium to light body, mainly dry. Refreshing with a nice hoppy character.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (18970) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2007
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm Deep golden. Resiny green hop aroma. Dry with rounded mouthfeel. Really resiny with strong hop presence. Fairly light bodied, yet fruity with lingering resiny finish. Rather unbalanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8404) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2010 Cask conditioned - handpump - OGs Wellingborough. A copper coloured beer with a nice pronounced hop aroma. The taste is very bitter with great hops. No sharpness, just smooth and drinkable. Enjoyed this a lot.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2007
Dark gold with a large white head. Malt aroma. A little sweet fruit in the background, but the main element of the taste is the sharp hoppiness. Too fizzy.


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