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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Golden Ale has rich ale flavours with lager drinkability, making it the ultimate summer refreshment.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5331) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 8, 2008
Carlton, Melbourne, Australia - Spring 2007 On tap Nice refreshing summer ale - notes of hay and oranges

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3061) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2008
Dark gold pour,minimal head,recedes to light foam cover,carbonation strong enough.Aroma stone fruit sweetness,a slight grittiness,butterscotch,peach,malt,very full flavoured,good bitter,finish is same,sweet fruit and bitter and a butter taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2008
Bottle (345ml). Poured a golden orange with a tight, creamy head which was mostly lasting. Aroma was of sweet malts, honey, orange citrus and light notes of caramel. Flavor was a light grassy hop bitterness with some honey, sweet malts and marmalade. Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation, slight creamy/dry mouthfeel and a decent finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Muggus69 (1108) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2007
Chilled 345ml bottle. Zesty citrus hops on the nose, subtle hint of passionfruit, pineapple and grass, some grainy maltiness. Pours a clean orange-gold body with decent white foam and lace. Moderate carbonation, reasonably full bodied, slight drying on the palate. Decent amount of grassy citrus and passionfruit hop flavour, has a slightly sweet juiciness to it, only a hint of cereal-like malt in the background. Mild but slightly metallic bitter note towards a drying finish. A reasonably well made and balanced pale ale, could definately go a few in an evening.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2007
A clear orangy gold beer with a creamy, off white head, which soon diminished. Light to medium body and medium carbonation. Aroma of orange and apricots (from the amarillo hops). Rather sweet and fruity with only a very mild bitterness in the finish and a fruity aftertaste. . All up an enjoyable and refreshing beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rizzo (13) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2007
Speculator light. Amarillo hops dominate but nowhere near as intense or bitter as itís big brother. Can be a little too cloying for a session thought.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkFaerytale (21) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2007
bottle - beautifull looking beer, clear orange, nice white head that lasted about half way down the glass (schooner) aroma is sweet citrus flavour balances nicely with the bitterness. a great beer to have with friends over a nice chicken salad

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johninmelb (1117) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2007
Bottle. Nose is citrus and apricot balanced with sweet toasty cereal malt. Flavour is more cereal malt developing a bitterness throughout. Finish is fresh and thirst quenching at first, but becomes a little bit cloying and sweet as you go on. An ok but unremarkable ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChrisTurner (206) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2007
Delicious malty aroma. Head dies away almost immediately. Very nice rich coppery colour. Feels nice in the mouth with hoppy flavours with a touch of bitterness. Apparently one of the most popular brews at the brewhouse in Melbourne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lasonovich (151) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 17, 2006
This is my new favourite of the James Squire selection. Its got a strong orange colour and is quite bitter. Very easy drinking but still with plenty of flavour makes it one of my favourites. It is slightly fruity but I donít think this detracts from the overall flavour which is strong and smooth.


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