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

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask: Regular.
A golden ale aimed at experimental younger drinkers looking for refreshment


3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2257) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
Cask@Thebell, walsall. Gold colour with large white creamy head that had great lacing. Looks very nice. Very faint citrus aroma. Taste is of mild hops and hints of citrus. Tastes slightly stronger than Greene King IPA, whic isn’t hard to do. The palate is excellent, very smooth and creamy. Overall a good beer, the weakness in taste lets it down a bit though. Very easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9720) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Cask at the ’Quinns Head’ pub inside Twickenham Stoop Rugby ground during half time of the Harlequins vs London Welsh game - 07/09/12. Clear golden with a medium white head that retains well. Floral hops in the aroma, citrus notes and slightly perfumed. Not as much of that usual GK smell! Tastes of hops, apricot, passion fruit, a decent mix of tropical fruits for GK, sweet malts. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation lending to a sweetish dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
StueyD (1207) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Mid amber gold coloured ale, thickish white head. Light fruity hop aroma with hints of bready malt. Medium mouthfeel. Zesty hop fruit flavours initially, then and dry biscuity malt taste that finishes a little syrupy. Cask at the Lodge, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EdKing (1967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Bridgewater Arms, Little Gaddesden. Clear amber, no head. Nose is caramel, honey, musky grain, touch of vinegar. On the turn. Taste is ale fruity, lightly bitter, grain husky, lightly carbonated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20842) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Yellowish golden colour, small bubbly white head. ARoma is fruity, caramelly, earhy, and mildly nutty. Flavour is fruity, caramelly, toffeeish, grassy and some mild herbal notes. Balanced, but rather boring.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4347) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Nice looking golden ale with small white head but also a fine body that retains a pleasant and light malty taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2012
From cask at Cockney Pub. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light grassy and slight cornish. Bitter, fruity, citrusy and slight peachy. Dry and bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11333) - DENMARK - AUG 4, 2012
Cask @ Cockney. Cleat golden with medium creamy white head. Aroma is malt, hop and fruit. Flavour is malt, hops, little sweet, little citrus, little cereal and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10720) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
Cask. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Honey and flowery notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1421) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Cask @ The Jolly Knight. Rochester. A rare thing , a Greene King beer that I enjoyed and was content being subjected to a session of. A rather hoppy,zesty and fruity golden ale , mildly sweet.


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