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Glastonbury Lady of the Lake

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Brewed by Glastonbury
Style: Bitter
Somerton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A full bodied amber best bitter with plenty of hops to the forefront, balanced by a fruity malt flavour and a subtle hint of vanilla, leading to a clean, bitter hop aftertaste.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, wheat malt, caramalt. Fuggles, Challenger and Mount Hood Hops.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Cask at the Famous Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol on 24 Nov. Poured a clear copper, with a thin white head. Aroma of herbs, grass and floral hops. Malt dominant flavour, with some apricot and hay. Finish was chewy sweets, kiwi and biscuit.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2457) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle from asda, bristol. Copper beer with residual head. Aroma is lots of caramel and toffee. Taste is sweet malts, caramal and some light hop, that no where near balances out the sweetness. Too sweet, not good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
peponi (492) - Krakow / Marburg(DE), POLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Aroma: hops, malty, iron. Appearance: nice hazy orange color, white head. Taste: low bitterness (herbs and strange iron), caramel, quite watery, there is some malty backbone. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, iron aftertaste and herbal finish. Overall: Nothing special, this is an average bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
Poured medium amber with a disappearing off white head. Aroma of rich roast malt and caramel sweetness, liquorice. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, light chocolate and coffee, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4698) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Cask at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst. Bright golden amber with a thin white head; vanilla aroma; soft in the mouth with caramel malts and some vanilla; and a dry, oaky, bitterness to finish. An impressive bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6466) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
(Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 26 Apr 2013) Amber colour with foamy, beige head. Malty nose with caramel, nuts, orange and apricots. Malty taste with notes of apricots, caramel, nuts and a slightly dusty bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (4156) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Gravity at the the fullerians rugby club bree fest. Toffee honey aroma. Sweet. Golden colour loose white head. Some toffee. Astringent. Firm bitterness. Dome medicinal flavour .

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (10323) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico - 28/09/12. Clear pale golden with a thinnish off-white head. Light citrus tones on the nose allied to pale malt, muted hops and a very light whiff of smoke. Orchard fruits in the taste, caramel, slightly sour tasting toffee apples and a pinch of nutmeg. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation lending to a dry finish. Dull!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4637) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Amber ale with orange notes in the nose, not as pronounced in taste but is crisp.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Straling (364) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle 50cl. Pours a clear amber colour with no carbonation and a small head. Vague malty aroma, not much there. Taste is much richer and a nicely balanced malty fresh beer, goes down very clean.


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