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

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2007
Sampled on my Cornish adventure from 26 - 28 January 2007 whilst visiting my friend and ratebeer fellow member Ruprecht - Nice. A golden colour with a lot of citrus and bitterness evident. Definitely a summer ale; similar to its fellow Cornish ale "Cornish Blonde", but a lot nicer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluesman42@gmailcom (43) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 17, 2007
Nice gold color, although barely any head. There was certainly alcohol present in the body, as well as the standard wheat and malts. A nice summer ale, too bad itís January.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dj (572) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Bottle, 500ml. A golden colour with an average diminishing head. Aroma of sweet malts and citrus with a hint of yeast. Taste of roasted malts with some caramel, a little wheat and grain and some hoppy undertones. Somewhat sweet with alcohol evident. A somewhat sweet malty finish with light bitterness. Moderate carbonation. Quite nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StueyD (1566) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2006
A deep orange coloured beer with a light effevescence. The nose is light and slightly hoppy to begin with, which is followed by a distinct chocolatey maltyness. The taste is dry hops and a slightly lemony touch, with the balance of malt again, with a long, dry finish. (Bottle - Tesco).

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2005
Sharp but ok nose of slight citrus and hops. Mouthfeel is a little flat. Week, white head and thin orange/yellow colour. Flavour starts quite fresh with a sweet citrus malt, but gives way to a vaguey cloying character that isnít great.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13207) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2005
Bottled, pasteurised, 500ml. Orange yellow with no head. Flattish, dreary beer, thin with a hint of hops. Particularly poor against the cask version, it has non of the hop and crisp malt impact.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
johndoughty (4975) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2005
Golden appearance with traces of citrus,No carbonisation and little after taste. Expected better than this.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrat (1328) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2005
From A Bottle.Gold in colour with a small head,aroma is of apples and juicy fruit, taste is clean and fruity.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 29, 2004
Mild fresh, hop nose. Clear golden colour with thin white head that recedes to ring. Sweet mild malt and shy citrus/flowery hops in the flavour with a lightly fruity finish. Highly carbonated. Light body. With the exception of that fruity finish, I could swear Iím drinking a lager. It must be better on cask. Bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10660) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2004
Bottle. Sour aroma when first poured but mellowed a bit with sitting with a more pleasant light malt arom. Light yellow color. High carbonation. Nice light citrus/vanilla flavor with mild bitterness. A very nice beer.


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