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Holdens Golden Pale Ale

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

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled; Regular. Has also been seen occasionally in cask.
Traditionally robust and full of flavour.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle from Local offie. Golden orange beer with small head. Aroma of honey and hops. Taste is resin hops, salt, honey and dry malts with a hint of orange pith. Interesting beer. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (4863) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear weak golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma of dusty malts, perfumed hops. Taste is moderate sweet, malts, some piney and resiny hops kicks in at the finish. Dry end, not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (699) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours a clear gold...surprise there. Aroma is of hops, barley and grass. Tastes ok. Smooth but thin mouth feel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, butter notes, light moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, malty, light acrid bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120805]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7517) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle from Tuckers Maltings. Golden yellow, mid-sized head. Shy malty base with lots of bitter and aromatic hops. Very light.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9623) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from Waitrose, Headington, Oxon. Orange gold with slight head. Honeyed character, thickish with a slight chemical, salty background. There is a resinous hint over the thinnish malt. A bit of an odd one this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DanielBrown (3625) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle from Global Wines, Bearwood. Pour orangey yellow, with a ring of white lace/froth. Aroma is a bit startling - dry, crusty etc. It tastes like a traditional Black Country Bitter - which it is. Dry, honey hued, sugar malted, breakfast cerealed, wallpaper flecked. Pretty crisp and clean, with a lingering finish. Pleasant enough. Uncompromising and traditional.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2012
Bottled@chriso. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, grainy and some mild herbal notes. Flavour is fruity, woody, caramelly and a bit floral notes. Quite grassy hoppyness as well in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (2933) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2012
Nicely hopped with a sweet pale ale aroma and similarly light character in its taste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4176) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2012
Bottle. Copper coloured beer with a strongish white head. The aroma is hopped with a touch of caramel, and the flavour is quite bitter with a malty toffee'ness. Overall a good bitter and toffee flavoured beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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