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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Available in cans.
Brand acquired by Wells in 2005 from Scottish & Newcastle. On 1 October 2012, the brand was acquired by Brookfield Drinks, a company set up by Nigel McNally, former managing director of Wells & Youngs brewers. Currently brewed at Wellpark & distributed by Bookers.

This award-winning beer is the embodiment of the validity and integrity of the Holy Brewing Method; our 9% abv Mother Brew is simply stunning, as those in the know will testify.
A beer for sipping, possibly from a wine glass - and certainly one for sharing.
Appearance: Honey-hued polished gold and ephemeral white foam create an intriguing spectacle.
Aroma: A perfumed sweetness and oaked spirit nose indicate something special to be discovered in this handsome liquid.
Flavour: Sweet toffee and honeyed twists, turns and loops combine with a concentrated wine-like fruitiness, feisty light rum, swirls of malt, and decidedly ripe dessert apple richness.
Mouthfeel and finish: Powerfully spirited and a juicy spice palate with astonishing depth.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrNosha (714) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2015
500ml Dose. Goldenes Bier fast ohne Schaum. Sehr süsser malziger Duft mit deutlich uneingebundenem Alkohol. Geschmack ist süss, metallisch , malzig und alkoholisch.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jamesie1857 (1769) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
500ml can from Ozmens, London Road, Sheffield - Clear golden, white head. Nose is malty, barley sugar. Taste is sweet beyond sweetness with a chemical booziness at the end. Tramp juice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (1665) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Can from local offie. Drunk at home. Ok, maybe I am too much of a high rated, but... this isn’t bad. In its own way, it’s actually quite. Taste. Clear gold with more than its fair share of forced carbonation. Nice aroma! Pear, butterscotch and honey. The taste isn’t great but neither is it offensive. Sweeter than most lagers, with a thicker body as well. I hate to say that I would actually drink this again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Hmm. Had a few sips of Rob’s can after skol super. Surprised this scores higher. Only just I guess. Didn’t see the appearance. Aroma is wet straw and hay, sweet malts, corn syrup and stale beer. Found this incredibly sweet and corny. Not good at all. Alcohol seemed well hidden though?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Beer5000 (5325) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 14, 2015
500 ml can. Clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma is malty with boozy alcohol. Flavor is sweet, slightly metallic, malt, low bitterness and raw, boozy alcohol. Medium body and boozy aftertaste. Not very nice at all by any means.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
The_Osprey (4236) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
500ml can from an off licence. Orange, clear, lightly sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is light, tangy dry fruits. Body is medium, soft carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is boozy, bready, cereals, mint, no real bitterness. OK for the style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (14329) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Can on the train to Portsmouth, IOW Jolly Day, thanks to Soapy 24/08/14 - served in a bin bag, a UK tribute to the brown paper bag. Clear light golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is light caramel, straw, bready notes, light butterscotch. Taste comprises much the same, buttery twang, light booze, moderate carbonation and paper notes in a lightly drying close. Pretty shit !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlackerMads (2358) - DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014
Can thanks to Scopey... Clear yellow with a medium sized diminishing white head. Honey, grain, sugar, paper, warming alcohol. Medium body oily/sticky texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet with little bitterness. Gets sticky and unpleasant really quick.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (8965) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Can - Sweet corn and wheat.  Clear pale gold with a decent head.  Sweet light grains and a touch of booze.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (10041) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Can in a black plastic bag during the IoW Jolly. It pours clear gold with a thick white head. The nose is bready, sweet, sugary, corn, and mild garbage action. The taste is sweet, doughy, cornbread, syrupy, sugar cane and only mild alcohol with a short, sweetish finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth and hides abv well, yet gets you buzzed quickly. Weirdly enough I sort of like this.

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