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Flipside Golden Sovereign

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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask and bottle conditioned.
A golden coloured 4.2% session ale. Refreshingly bitter with dry biscuit flavours, American hops are added to produce pleasant citrus and grapefruit flavour in the finish


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4134) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Fra cask på Hand and Heart, Nottingham 26 Jan 14. Gylden. Litt uklar. Lavt filmskum. Ikke mye aroma. Hint av stikkelsbær. Smaken er bær & tørket frukt. Avslutter tørt. Litt anonym. Puben var veldig bra med mye lokalt og hadde en populær restaurant. God local feeling.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (1625) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle from Co-Op in Oakham, Rutland. Poured a hazy golden colour with a thick off white head. Light grassy aroma and slight plastic notes. Flavours of lemon zest and grain. Finished with an unbalanced resiny bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle from new Burbage Co-op: drinking it right now. Misted gold with a low white head. Rustic, fruity aroma suggesting Fruit Salad chews, farmyard and overripe strawberry. Deep nut husky bitterness overlaid with fruit salad and yeasty apple peel notes that are not obviously US or citrus-accented. Aftertaste of slightly smoked, pungent nuttiness. More hairs-on-chest bitter bitter than golden ale but pretty decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
foxo82 (683) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy orange headless ale with gentle carbonation. Grapefruit and ginger beer aroma. Bitter, dry and very hoppy grapefruit taste but well balanced with some citric sweetness. This is excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy golden beer with a strong bubbly head. The aroma is roasted and sour, and the flavour is sour and bitter with yeasty elements. Overall a pretty disappointing beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a large rocky head. Aromas are caramel and oranges with some woodiness. Yeasty with gentle spices and floral, citrus notes. Flavours are dry with spritzy yeast and low lemon bitterness. Oranges with wheat malts. The yeastiness is a bit much but this isn’t bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6197) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Nottinghamshire beer festival, Seven Stars, Bristol March 2012. Deep gold with a slight white head. Citrus hops, orange fruit, cereal malts and a dry finish. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty peaty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty peaty finish with hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2424) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2012
Gravity at Battersea Beer Festival 2012. Dark gold with lasting small head and good floral and herby aroma. Biscuity body with a faint peach sweetness and a bitter tang.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2012
Cask conditioned Handpump Ale Wagon Leicester. A golden beer with an off-white head. A bit fusty and farty. Reasonable bitterness and orangey hops but it’s all a bit tired. Average.


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