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Green Jack Excelsior Golden Ale

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Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Lowestoft, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Spring.
Green Jack Brewing Company’s Excelsior is a Crisp Golden Ale with huge floral flavours and hoppy character.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
essexcalf (172) - Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
Cask at GBBF, 7/8/12. 3.7%. Orange gold. Good head. Floral, spicy, lightly fruity hop aroma (citrus, mandarin?). Taste - Refreshing, hoppy, clean, fruity, citrussy, light. Caramel malt, lightly spicy, sweet citrus. Lots of flavour for 3.7%. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2012
Cask conditioned at Reading BF 2012. Clear orange gold with lasting beige head. Ok beer. Taste is fine some hop some toffee some hop sting on finish. Its quite a tasty bitter to be honest. Bitter on finish and some ripe orange fruit flavour. Very decent

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (10479) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
Cask. Frothy white fair mostly deminishíng head. Dark yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Chlorine/swimmingpool notes. Light bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Creamy palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13852) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
Cask @ The Horniman at Hay’s, London. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, soap and hints of caramel. Dry bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9281) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 12, 2012
Cask (Mitre, Cambridge)
Light orange. Toffee sweet aroma. Watery, not so good in the mouth. Minerals.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2012
Cask in King’s Head, Stafford St. Oily golden ale. Nose is bubble gum, candy sugar and sweet floral notes. Taste is floral fruity, oily texture and bubble gum sweetness. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2466) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 18, 2012
On tap @ Haymarket Bar, Edinburgh. Pours amber with a nice proportional head. The nose has lemon and grapefruit pith. More lemon pith on the taste against a malty background. The palate has a medium body, is medium textured and has a nice clean finish. Overall, a good ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2011
A - Slight citrus and wheat A - Mid to light gold with thin lasting head T - Nice light sweet with medium bitter P - Medium and soft O - Very drinkble

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2011
Cask Stillage at the Community Centre, Frodsham 25/05/2002 (As Oulton Excelsior LT472 Yacht) Golden coloured honey sweet on the palate with a hint of dryness in a hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
Cask at the ’Grape and Grain’ Spring beer festival, 2011. Amber pour with a white head. Citrus, sulphur, grass and fresh herb nose. Caramel, malts and a little fruit flavour. Very dry. Dry, malty finish.


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