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Brewed by Farmers Ales (Maldon Brewing)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Maldon, England

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned in 500ml bottles.
A golden beer to rival any other on the bar. Light and refreshing with a citrus (some say grapefruit!) note. We use a true English hop, the East Kent Golding, and in great abundance too. This is our best selling beer.
Ingredients: Lager malt. Goldings hops.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2006
Cask @ Chelmsford BF06: Slightly fruity golden ale with some earthy hops. Dry malts and a bit herbal. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1106) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2006
A hazy straw yellow coloured beer with a weak head. A light smokey hop nose, with a little touch of malt. The taste is dry, malty and very smokey, like a Scottish Islands malt whisky! the finish id dry and smokey. (Cask - @ The Fox & Hounds Summer Beer Festival 2006, Heacham, Norfolk.).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2006
Cask@Chelmsford Beer festival. Quite an earthy golden ale, with some sweet palae malt characters and a light hint of citric hops in the finish. Easy drinking, but a little boring.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2006
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Chelmsford BF. A light straw coloured beer. The aroma is dry with a little sulfer. The taste is more of the same. This was all I could really write but I was really enjoying drinking it. It just seemed a tasty, somewhat odd beer and it went down a treat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2006
Cask conditioned Chelmsford beer festival, 2006. Golden. A touch of varnish and a hit of hops. Quite chemical but the citric hop character helps it out.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2006
Cask Stillage from the jug at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 23/07/2004 Clear golden coloured hoppy and slightly fruity citrus flavour. Some bitterness in a pleasant finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2004
Very pale, dry and hoppy, malty, yet ultimately a bit boring and 1-dimensional. (Cask @ Smithfield, Manchester)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5156) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2004
Gravity, Blue Boar, Maldon. Shimmering pale toffee colour. Light toffee notes in aroma and flavour. Spritzy carbonation. A bit of salt in the finish.


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