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

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4679) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2009
Cask at the Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading. Amber with a dense cream head; sweet honey aroma; creamy texture with honey and biscuity malt flavours; and a slightly bitter finish. Unexciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SaintMatty (5537) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2009
Cask (The Flying Horse JDW, Gatwick Airport) - Gold in colour. Slightly sulphuric aroma with some hoppy hints. Hoppy and malty taste with light hints of lemon.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2009
cask at JDW edinburgh ...pale yellow ... light fruity hop ... big hop front ... light fruit ... medium body ... light sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2008
Had this in The Kings Head Monmouth. Was a light golden colour with a thin white head. Smells of hops and tastes sweet with a bitter afertaste has some lacing on glass.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light to medium orange color with a small to average, virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, toffee, buttery notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Bitternes is malt acrid. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (070808)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6131) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2008
cask @ The Eagle (London - Old Street) Clear bright gold pour with an average diminishing creamy white head. Odd aroma, this - canola and thai stir fry (snow peas?). There’s only a hint of peapod in the taste, it’s more about a slightly harsh oiliness from the grain, but the main characteristic is probably lightness - not a lot of body to it, a slight oily aftertaste that’s not unpleasant, but it is a bit unwelcome in such a weak beer. Just okay - could really stand some proper golden ale floral hoppiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 12, 2008
NIce and interesting but it is not my type of beer. It was floral in aroma and not tiring. Got it at GBBF 2008.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF08. Hazy dark golden colour. Lagery flavour with a little hop citrus. Starts off bad, but turns better. The citric hops are OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour with particles floating around. Aroma is fruity hops and mild grass with some minor eggy notes. Flavour is the same, but with mild spices and sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Malty aroma with caramel and flowers. Sweet flavor with toasted malt, caramel and floral hops. Ends mild bitter.


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