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Elgoods Golden Newt (Cask)

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Brewed by Elgoods
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wisbech, England

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Regular. Originally brewed at 4.6%. Has been available in bottle.
Golden Newt is a pale session bitter 4.1%. The beer has a prominent hop character; a blend of Fuggles, Goldings and Cascade has been used in the recipe to bring the delicate hop flavours & aroma to the fore. The use of Cascade gives a pleasing citrus aroma. Finest pale Maris Otter malt has been blended with Wheat malt and Rye Crystal to provide a full flavoured beer. The lavish use of late hop dominates the malt flavour and results in a satisfying pint.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Reindeer. Golden. This has a nice balanced malty base with a gentle citrus hoppiness. Light to medium with a soft feel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3983) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask @ Jack’s House, Tod. Amber with thick creamy head and a malt aroma and a light citric orange flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (785) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Burnaby Arms, Bedford. Mid to dark gold. Aroma is malty with hints of citrus fruit hop, like a proper lager. Taste is... wow. Bittersweet, flavourful and rich from start to finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8759) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Cask at the Seven Stars, Rugby, 06/03/13. Clear pale golden with a decent sized white cap. Nose is pale malts, grass, light citrus - pretty thin. Taste comprises pale malt, lemon, citrus, light summer fruit, vegetal notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, some bitterness in the finish. Look and feel drags this one up a few notches - very average, not one to revisit for me!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (701) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
Cask at The Cross Keys, Nottingham. Amber brown headless ale with gravy hops aroma and a tangy, bitter grassy hops taste. Reminiscent of Harvest Pale. Decent session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3994) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2011
A rarity for myself. Iin fact the first time i have rated a beer in both cask and bottle form.Tried in the isle of Man during a lovely holiday in July 2011.Amber and slightly cloudy.Hoppy with a gentle bitterness.Pleasant and slightly above average but not a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1427) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2011
Cask at the Pembury Tavern, London on 17th June 2011. Amber with very little head and no lacing. Fruity aroma and liquid; berries and citric hop on tongue. Citric grapefruit finish on a surprisingly zingy mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1151) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2011
On draught. Golden orange with a short lived head. Tastes smooth, with a hint of bitterness and slightly sharp finish, a bit woody. Very light fruity aroma. Quite reasonable and could have it again.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2011
Fox on the Hill, Denmark Hill. Sweet session beer with citric notes. Easy drinking and very tasty. Good summer beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike_77 (3131) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2011
Blond colour. Flavour is quite sharp and a little hoppy. Texture rather thin and watery.


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