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

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Formerly known as Kinsons Gold.

Fuggles & First Gold Hops, combined with an unusual blend of Pale, Lager & Wheat Malts, give this Ale a refreshing, bitter character.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43888) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34317) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with light notes of citrus. The flavor is sweet with citrusy notes of hops as well as notes of malt, and a light touch of caramel. The finish has a light touch of grapefruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25327) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23428) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2011
Bottled. Hazy golden, rich head. Honeyed grains and spicy hops up front. Light bodied, dryish, grainy and quite hoppy. Slender and refreshing with growing bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (12884) - 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.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2014. Golden coloured pour with a lasting white head. Aroma is plastic, grainy, wet grass hop. Flavour is more wet grass and silage with some sweet grains. Palate is medium sweet moderate carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8749) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2010
’Kingstone Gold’, cask handpull, The Crown, Nuneaton. Dusty blonde with a pure white foam. Honeycomb and lemon lockets aroma; flavour distinctly honeyed and lingeringly biscuity with a good bite of bittering hop. Clean and crisp but ends up tasting far too like H+L Lockets for its own good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7925) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6336) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
500ml Bottle conditioned: BBD of 10 May 2013, poured carefully into a UK pint sleeve 9 days before that date at home. As the name suggests, this is a gold coloured beer, a huge white head sat on top. The aroma was hoppy pines and grains with a yeasty undertone, as was the taste. Slight citrus notes also came into play as the beer warmed. Refreshing and crisp in the body feel, this is a thirst quenching brew with enough flavour to interest me. Bitter aftertaste which lingered as the mouth dried.


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