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Brewed by Exmoor
Style: Bitter
Taunton, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Ingredients: 100% pale malt. Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles whole hops.
"The Original 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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2012
Cask @ St. Urho’s Pub, Helsinki. Clear amber with rough small white head. Malty, grainy aroma with floral notes and a hint of grass. Floral flavour with sweet grain, bready malt and very malty finish. A bit watery palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3484) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2012
Golden ale maintaining a decent head. Medium bitterness and body with a malt aroma.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
stukath (1) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012 does not count
A bit thin and doesn?t taste of much. on cask at richard oastler in brighouse west yorks.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen1 (2275) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2012
Minner fra en deilig sommer i West Somerset: Exmoor Gold fra cask på Stevens stemmningsfulle lokalpub. Smaksrik og behagelig. Må definitivt prøves igjen ved neste korsvei.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (4011) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2012
Cask at the Moon in the Square, Bournemouth. Clear, light amber pour, thin white head and some lace. This beer is malt all the way through with malt in the aroma and a caramel maltiness in the taste. There is almost no bitterness at all in this beer and one wonders what hops were used. This ale grew on me as it got warmer. I’d order it again!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
a_cross (593) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2012
Gold (!), no head; sweet caramel malt predominates; some citrus; a little bitterness in the otherwise sweet aftertaste; this example served at The Ox, Parkstone was perhaps not in the best condition - hints of vinegare; I’ve tasted many better golden ales this summer - this was unexciting.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2734) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 24, 2012
Cask at hope and anchor, bristol. Burnished gold, sweet malt, touch of lemon, dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3005) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Cask @Pullman Bar, Helsinki. Poured golden color with a thin white head. Aroma has citrus, leather and malt. Flavor has citrus, hops, light sweet maltyness and has a bitter, slightly citrusy finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1467) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2012
Cask. Tap & Spile, York. Gold body. Medium white head. Goldings, sulphur. Bittersweet.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McNeillR (1088) - SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2012
Straight down the middle bitter in all respects. Rinsed stainless pots in the nose, almost non-existant head, wood bark body. Choppy malt flavour with inoffensive hop combination. Easily quaffable but a total slope of flavour on the palate, probably their safest but most boring bitter of the weekend - and the last they had! (Cask, ATP curated by Jeff Mangum, during The Magnetic Fields)


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