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Holdens Golden Glow

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Brewed by Holdens
Style: Bitter
Dudley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Also available bottled (not to be confused with Golden Pale Ale, which is actually the bottled version of Black Country Bitter).
An 18ct gold, golden ale with subtle yet fragrant hop aromas, a moreish gentle sweetness and an almost citrus like pleasant bitter finish. Brewed using the finest English Maris Otter malts and choicest Fuggles, Golden Glow is a thirst quenchingly refreshing beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (9883) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask at The Great Western during the RateBeer Black Country Bus Bash. Pours clear gold with a light, creamy white head. Sweet, doughy malt character with accents of sugary citrus and light hay, orange. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with bready malts, light dough and orange citrus. OK.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdmorgan (13) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Very good golden ale. Nice aroma lovely fresh taste. Citrus notes. Good session beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (3867) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Cask @ The Great Western during the RB Black Country Bash. The pour’s gold with a small head. The nose is fairly straightforward for a golden. Some honey, pear, apple. Summery and fresh. The taste is mildly hoppy, floral. A bit of lemon citrus tang. Soft white bread. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, a perfectly decent golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2022) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2013
Cask at the Great Western, Wolverhampton. Black country beer bash. Golden colour with a persistent white head. Honey nutty malt aroma. Lightly carbed. Slightly grassy grass. some oxidised.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13425) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Cask in the Great Western. Clear gold beer, tidy white head. Light palate, semi dry with fine carbonation. Mild marmalade hops. Light sweet malt. Light floral touch. Finishes dry with a marmalade bitter aftertaste. Third beer in the same pub that looks and tastes like a Golden, but says on RB it’s a bitter!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Cask at the Great Western, Wolverhampton on the Rate Beer Black Country Buassaroo, 06/07/13. Clear golden with a thin white head. Nose is malts, summer fruit, apple whiff, light hops. Taste comprises bready malt, subtle hop notes, orchard fruits. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, bitter notes in the finish. Ok stuff - more golden blonde than bitter for me.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baggiesfan (11) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2013
Cask at The Stagborough Arms Stourport. Very nice session beer slight citrus with a nice hoppy aftertaste, very drinkable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (702) - Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Golden of color with a white head. An aroma of sweets, citrus and honey. A flavor of sweets, bisquit, bitter and honey.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (2132) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle from Co-op; golden yellow pour with white head, sweet malt aroma, very subdued hop notes light bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Cask,had pulled at Hawne Tavern,Halesowen.17th february.Golden pour with good sized stable white head.Citrus,hop and caramel nose and taste.Balanced,flavoursome and easy to drink beer.


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