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Brewed by Feral Brewing Co.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Baskerville, Australia

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A golden, lightly filtered ale that has a low bitterness but retains Feral’s signature floral American hop aroma.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (957) - FNQ, Australia, - MAR 1, 2014
330ml bottle from BWS. Hazy golden body beneath a pillowy white head that reduces to a stable lace. I get aromas of lemons, apricots, grapefruit, pines and golden malts. Palate is smooth and refreshing with a medium body and bittersweet flavours making for easy Summer drinking. Mildly resinous hop finish. No complaints here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crippledbrewer (45) - - FEB 19, 2014
The beer pours a light misty golden colour with a small white head that hangs around for a while. It is a medium bodied ale with a lively carbonation. The aroma is very pleasant and quite robust for a golden/blonde ale with passionfruit and floral notes filling the nasal cavities. The taste starts with light bready malts for maybe half a second and then the hops come screaming through with tropical and stone fruit featuring. The flavours finish with a firm bitterness and a semi dry finish making this one hell of a refreshing drink.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bgb1991 (112) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2014
Definitely signature floral aroma. Golden straw pour with a dishsoapy head. Not very attractive. Spicy taste is a combo of carbo and the hops. Thin malt body doesnt provide much. Refreshing, not outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosslew (209) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2014
First thing that strikes you are those floral hops. Slight citrus, vanilla smell. Smooth on first taste. Almost a crisp, icy sense on middle tongue. Slightly underwhelming finish. Got the Feral malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle from my wife. Nice and sweet. Tastes of honey, tropical fruit, and ginger. Lightly hopped.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davros (1939) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2014
Pours gold with a small head. Nose shows grassy and spicy hops, soft light malt and hay. Similar flavours with the same spicy hop notes and some light sweet pilsner-like malt followed by an assertive bitterness. Nice moderately light body, could use a bit more carbonation though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3237) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2014
Large frothy head misty gold pour aromas floral stone fruit citrus the flavours resin medium bitter pine grapefruit apricot pear caramel the finish so so ale mild hops a little crisp good bitter sweet taste a decent gol ale

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (496) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle - pours light gold with a nice dense layer of bubbles. Lots of hops-resin, nettles, floral. Taste is nicely balanced not as sharp as the Roma first suggested, up front taste is peach with a long transition to a moderately dry finish. Mouthfeel is creamy. Great beer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (606) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2014
Strong floral aroma of hops, crisp clean flavours, very thin white head and a clear pale yellow colour. It’s pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (989) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2014
From a 330ml bottle on 12/1/2014. Pours a clear light golden with a thick white head and lots of bubbles. Has a very pleasant floral aroma with some passionfruit. The flavour features bready malt with lots more citrus, tropical and stone fruit (lemon, peach and more passionfruit). Finishes with some firm bittering hops. Has a medium body and very lively carbonation (could probably use just a touch less). This is a very nice, refreshing brew which would be just perfect for a summer session.


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