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Exmoor Gold (Bottle)

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Brewed by Exmoor
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wiveliscombe, England

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled (not bottle conditioned) at 5.0%.

Golden Ale. Nectar of the Gods. Exmoor Gold is the original "single malt" traditional ale - pale gold in colour with a malty aroma and flavour. A light sweetness is complemented by its long hoppiness resulting in a remarkable well-rounded beer.

Ingredients: 100% pale malt. Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles whole hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (3587) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Crisp and malty, lightly sweet and biscuity body nicely balanced by a decent hoppiness for a golden ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2723) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle from morrisons. Golden colour with a tan head. Sweetish malty aroma and taste. Thin on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
huwbowles (6) - - AUG 15, 2015 does not count
Really nice light ale Good aroma Light but no too hoppy Surprisingly malty for a golden ale Definitely will choose again

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (3621) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at Tempo. Thanks grumbo for the trade. Clear golden with a white head. Paper and a little moldy aroma, sweet and old taste. Light body, stale and sweet finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (9562) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 23, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Tempo. Thanks kerenmk. Clear golden. Aroma of malt, kinda stale, a bit of dust. Sweetish flavor with stale-ish malt, a bit of minerals, and a bitter finish. Light to medium-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1266) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Small white head. Dark pilsener color. Aroma is leaves, flowers, wood, resin. Taste is quite sweet of birch sap and flowers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle from Morrison’s. Golden coloured pour with a fading off white head. Aroma is grassy, little sileage, mineral. Flavour is rustic, straw, fermented grass, bitter earthy grains. Palate is semi sweet grains, moderate carbonation. Substantial dirty rugged bitterness. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1913) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle that Dad shared with me- cheers! Gold with a moderate white head. Far too fizzy. Nice fresh lemon up front, then caramel and vanilla take over. Mildly bitter at the end, but lacks crispness. This may have been one of the earliest (if not the first) UK golden ales, and was no doubt rather innovative at the time, but nowadays it doesn’t stand up to comparison with it’s modern rivals and is a below-par example of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (7203) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2014
Dorata buona schiuma piuttosto persistente lieve nota citica discreta nota maltata media secchezza non molto amara

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beeebon (354) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Pours a pale golden with a fluffy white head which soon settles right down. As per the bottle deScription there is a hint of vanilla on the nose along with grassy and slightly citric hops. The taste is a kinda slightly sweet biscuit malt along with strong hop presence. The hop is more hay and grass than citrus but pleasingly bitter. This is a nice enough beer!


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