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Elgoods Spring Gold

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


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask, special
Brewed for Wetherspoon Spring 2013 Real Ale Festival
This very pale beer has a prominent hop aroma leading to a predominant hop flavour and a refreshing, citrus palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 12 April 2013. Poured a slightly hazy amber with a spotty white head. Aroma of floral hop, some caramel and some dough. Pale malt flavour with some light grassy hop and lemongrass. Finish was very light, some mild straw and cereal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton 29/04/13 A yellowy gold coloured beer with a white head. A pleasant lemony hoppiness throughout with a nice malt balance. Clean and tasty. A good hoppy golden ale which is a move away from Elgoods.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
On gravity at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol April 2013. Golden with a sight white head. Light citrus aroma, fruity flavour with some biscuity malts. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (2121) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
[Cask at Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading] Gold with a small white head. Lemon and hay with an earthy bitterness. Good English bitter, reasonable amount of flavour for the strength. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Cask @ Crosse Keys, City, London. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - flowers. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Light dry and moderate bitter finish. 250413

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
On cask at the Old Swan, Uttoxeter. Pours pale golden with white head. Very dry start gets fruitier. Average gold. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask @ Standing Order, Edinburgh [090413]
Golden, slight haze, thin dense white head, good lacing
Aroma of light sweet pale fruity malts, soft floral notes, light aroma
Taste as aroma with a hint of apricot, standard golden ale
Palate - thinnish body, rather dry finish
Overall - Not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
The Baron of Hinckley, 16/04/13. Misted orange gold with a bright foamy head. Pine and aniseed aroma. Decent clean flavour with more pine and aniseed leading to a bread and nut husk aftertaste. Hint of sick. Just about keeps the twigs at bay. Not bad, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
Cask at JDW – Charlie Hall; pale yellow pour with thin white head, citrus hop aroma, citrus hop taste quite bitter refreshing, bit watery but low ABV so expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (2553) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
Cask at Tanners Hall JDW, Darlington. Hazy pale gold-yellow colour, thin white head which leaves alittle lacing and aroma of malt & citrus. Taste is caramel malt with floral lemony citrus, a light lingering bitterness and slight biscuit note. Light bodied, medium carbonation. Quite OK.

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