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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Johnstone, Scotland

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.
"The mystical magic of St Peterís Well is reflected in the rich golden colour, fruity flavour and full hop aroma of this light and refreshing ale."
Awarded Silver medal, Champion Beer Of Scotland 2000.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KnutAlbert (6123) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2010
Malt and a little yeast, rather light weight. Lacks the bitter edge to make it really refreshing or quaffable. Not bad, just not worth seeking out.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4259) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2010
Cask@Loughborough Beer Festival, 2010. Golden beer with a mildly fruity aroma, and a dry and hopped flavour. Overall a reasonable dry and gently bitter beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8159) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2010
Cask, Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are hay with light citrus. Lightly spicy. Flavours are light grapefruit with peach. Spicy with some woody notes. Citrus with peppery aspects towards the finish. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnRMurdoch (3316) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2010
Mild citrus aroma, golden colour with very thin head. Weak watery bland flavour, unbalanced on palate. Not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1226) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2010
Cask Pale gold pint, creamy head. Nice hop nose; bit of citrus and stonefruit, malt takes a backseat. Lean body, quite dry, low carbonation. Hops dominate body, grapefruit, bitter orange, spice, hint of honeyish malts. Reasonably good bitter finish. Enjoyable, hop-driven ale; one of the better ones iíve come across in Scotland.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4571) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2009
Cask at the Prince of Wales, Aberdeen. Amber with a dense white head; citrus aroma; light citrus flavour with a touch of honey; light grapefruit bitterness to finish. Very refreshing, a good example of a Golden Ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6361) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Bon Accord, Glasgow 3/07/09. Deep golden in colour with a moderately sized white head. Summer fruits and citrus hops aroma. Flavour of biscuit malts with a hoppy, dry finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Cask and Barrel, 115 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RZ, Scotland.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate to light heavy hoppy, citrus - lemon. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Fresh. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090409]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4025) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 19, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2010 Cask @ Bon Accord. Golden colour, white head, Aroma is dusty, sour, with malts. Flavour has a hint of skunky malts. Watery. Bitter finish.

Rerate: Cask @ 3 Judges. some spices? +.4.

Rerate II: Cask @ The State: fruity and good drinkable. As always, cask ale is very well conditioned at this place. +.4

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2009
Cask, gravity, at 2nd Wellington BF, Wellington Arms, Bedford. Gold. Faint citric hop aroma. Citrus in the taste too, oily and grassy. Some bitterness. Not bad.


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