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Glastonbury Golden Chalice

Brewed by Glastonbury
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Somerton, England


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Light and golden coloured best bitter with a robust malt character. Strong bitterness provided by Challenger hops gives way to a light floral aftertaste, thanks to the addition of American Mount Hood hops. Full of flavour and decptively drinkable.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, wheat malt and caramalt. Challenger and Mount Hood hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blade86 (1002) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUL 19, 2015
golden, clear, almost no foam; grassy aroma with some malty notes and little bit butterish; medium+ bitterness, light sweetness; medium body, little bit creamy feel, average- carbonation, long bittersweet finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
evannell (318) - - JUN 5, 2015
Czuć, że Ale, ale to tyle. Normalne piwko. Daje się pić nawet. Sięgnąć można, raz.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geophagus (662) - Lubin, POLAND - MAY 4, 2015
(from cask at 6 WFDP, sample) Pale golden, clear colour. Small, white, fast disapearing head. Light body, watery, low carbonation. Aroma: Grassy and herbal hops, pale malts, hay. Taste: Pale malts, herbal and grassy hops, soft to medium bitterness. Medium long herbal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (543) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. A golden colour with a huge white head. Aroma of sweet citrus and hops. Flavour has lime and hops, a little caramel in the finish. Very nice and drinkable but over carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle; amber-gold, hazy; thin intermittent wisps instead of a head; pleasant citrus nose; flavour is tasty malts (some sweetness, some toast, some bread, some toffee) backed by some earthy citrus hops; well-balanced; buttery, without being cloying; moderate bitterness; dry finish; this was unexpectedly good (I’d swiped a bottle from Tesco during a brief gap in my internet-ordered stash).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (36237) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
From cask. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild citrusy and grassy. Sweet malty, light fruity and toasted. Light bitter and mild fruity. Ends with a sweet toasted malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1650) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Cask at CBI, London on 20th February 2013. Slightly hazy gold with thin whitish film and lacing bands. Yeasty and citric liqiuid with mild spices, almost like a wheatbeer or saison. Quite fruity and hoppy finish with sweet malts. Zingy mouthfeel and medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18075) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012 ... golden yellow ... thin white head ... grassy lager nose .. soft floral hop ... dull grassy fruit

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39787) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120807]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23131) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Bottled@chriso. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild wooden and earthyness. Flavour is fruity, floral, grassy and nicely wooden and herbal.

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