Brewed by Greene King
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England


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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Greene King IPA Gold is a light, refreshing golden ale that truly brings out the best in the unique and aromatic Savinsjki Goldings hop variety. The craftsmanship in this beer lies in the late hopping which creates a perfect blend of tropical fruits, mango and spicy notes and delivers a beer with a clean bitter taste and a crisp dry finish.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Roadcat (2) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, - DEC 1, 2012
There are lots of very good arguments about why beer shouldn’t be packaged in clear glass bottles, normally I agree with them in general but in IPA Gold’s case that would have meant missing out on it’s beautiful golden colour. Unfortunately the colour is the best thing about this ale. The aroma is typical of Greene King and always reminds me slightly of stale cigarette smoke. The beer is not quite insipid, but definitely watery and lacking in flavour and despite pouring a good initial head it rapidly falls. All-in-all rather disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grzesiek79 (3602) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Piwo z niewielka piana, pachnie runem lesnym i iglastymi roslinami ozdobnymi. Klarowne jasno zlote. IPA w nazwie mylace bo w smaku jest wodniste, nijakie i delikatne ale lekkie wrazenie sosny i pigwy ratuja to piwo od drastycznej niskiej mojej oceny.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rafael52 (451) - Łódź, POLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Kolor: złocisty, klarowny.
Piana: niezbyt obfita, dość szybko znika.
Zapach: średnio intensywny, głównie słodowy z lekkimi aromatami owocowymi, kwiatowymi, ziołowymi.
Smak: wodniste, bez wyrazu, z lekkimi nutami chmielowymi, ziołowymi, goryczka w kierunku niskiej.
Wysycenie: średnie, w kierunku niskiego.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mingos (63) - Gdańsk, POLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Golden coloured beer with a 1 finger white head that dissipates quickly. No lacing. Aroma: weak; some caramel, lemonade and herbs in the background. Taste: dry; hint of honey sweetness, a little lemon and a metallic note. Long lasting herbal bitterness. Medium carbonation, thin. It’s certainly a refreshing beer, but lacking in many aspects.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
koshack (838) - Gdańsk, POLAND - SEP 30, 2015
W aromacie przyjemna nuta chmielowa. Nie jest bardzo intensywna, ale wyraźna. W smaku średnia goryczka, lekko kwiatowy posmak. Wysycenie średnie w stronę niskiego. Całkiem przyjemne piwo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marek13 (223) - Brzesko, POLAND - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle 10/2016. Strong, characteristic aroma of Kent hop, pilsner and slightly coriander like witbier. Light golden coloured beer, clear, white two fingered head disappears fast. Very poor lacing. Taste like half of witbier - coriander and grass, then maltiness like wheat or bread. Little sour in aftertaste, reminds lemongrass. Slightly hoppiness, too small for IPA. Beer is overcarbonated and it’s teasing throat. Overall it’s not very bad, but it’s too watery and not enough hoppy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PLN_Beatz (137) - POLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Beer with not strong carmel aroma, light in taste with little bitterness. Clear gold colour with nice foamy. Overall not bad beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hopmaestro (874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2015
Aroma is grassy and slightly floral. Some white bread and grains. Taste tags along the same path as the aroma, but I catch a metallic hint. That one disappears and the fruityness comes back in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Estebanik (365) - Lublin, POLAND - AUG 18, 2015
W sumie jestem pozytywnie zaskoczony. Przewidywalem tragedie, a smakuje niczym na prawde rzeski, lekko miodowy w smaku pils. Goryczka niska, ale istnieje. W aromacie nawet jakis chmiel. Kwaskowate. Ludzie chyba za duzo wymagaja od Golden ale:P

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
terefere (308) - Durham, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden, small head. Aroma of hops, citrus, pine. Taste of hops, citrus, some yeast (?).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
KrOliK (100) - - AUG 14, 2015
Golden. Clear, white foam. Lemon tea, grassy, and a little bit of honey. light body, thin feel, soft carbonation. This is not an IPA. Taste as desperados.

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