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

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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.


SarkyNorthener's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2244) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, - JAN 2, 2013
Cask@Wheatsheaf, West Bromwich. Golden beer with a small head and good lacing.Taste is of citrus and caramel with a small amount of bittering hops in the finish. Smooth on the palate. A good beer, but nothing specific stands out as excellent, just a good all rounder.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1816) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Cask @ The Salopian, Shrewsbury. It actually does have a kind of golden glow. Smooth caramel flavours, a faint air of citrus, easily quaffable, not a bad drop.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pabloscafe (35) - - AUG 1, 2014
Great session beer. Golden pale ale with bitter hoppiness, great with a beef and dripping cob at the Great Western in Wolves.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1611) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
Cask. Golden colour ok white head lacing. Aroma is biscuit malts taste same some citrus peel. Medium body. Ok stuff

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11612) - 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 (4797) - 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 (3618) - 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 (15782) - , 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 (9558) - 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


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