Brewed by Kingstone
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Chepstow, Wales


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Bottle Conditioned, Regular; (formerly Kinsons Gold)
Fuggles & First Gold Hops, combined with an unusual blend of Pale, Lager & Wheat Malts, give this Ale a refreshing, bitter character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3994) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2008
Bottle. Yellow and poured with a large head. Some lacing and quite bitter.Left a small amount of sediment. Not sure about this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6293) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2007
BCA. Pale gold with a moderate white head. A hint of citrussy hop aroma. The flavour had a touch more hop with a good bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11132) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2007
Yellow with a small white head. Citrus, butter and pear in the aroma. Dry and hoppy flavour with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007, London. Light Unclear light orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, hay, butter. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20395) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Golden colour, mediumsized white creamy head. ARoma is very fruity and slightly wooden. Flavour is grass, hoppy fruit and some vanillaish notes. Not very exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8729) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2007
Cask conditioned - handpump - GBBF2007. A golden coloured beer with a decent hoppy aroma at first but then a bit of cream and a bit of fart creep in. The taste is also suffering from sulphur notes. Malts are not good. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johninmelb (1126) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2007
Although this ale has some of the tastes you would expect it fails to deliver them in a coherent and sustained manner. Overall a not unpleasant ale but not in any way memorable, should have tried harder.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2158) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 1, 2007
Bottled. Fresh citrus aroma, slight hint of hops. Golden in colour with a thin white head. Slight hint of honey, clean crisp taste. Smooth texture with a pleasant finish. I found this beer hard to describe, High in carbonation yet smooth, fresh and easy to drink. A very enjoyable beer. Once again another impressive ale from Kingstone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2006
BCA (From Southwick Brewhouse, BB Mar 07). Golden with full head. Hoppy nose - some citrus covered in dust. Good level of bitterness in the mouth with dry malts. The yeast is easily roused and on the second pour some yeast in the glass was unavoidable, this added, suprisingly enough, yeasty flavours which were not very complementary to the rest of the beer.

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