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Lovibonds Gold Reserve Wheat Wine
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Brewed by Lovibonds
Style: Wheat Ale
Henley-on-Thames, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned, Occasional;
A honey gold sparkle, with a creamy white head. Aroma is rich and sweet of honey and fruit. Medium bodied sweetness with some alcohol warmth and a well-rounded finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7611) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2010
On tap at The Cask & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 29.12.10 Pours hazy amber with just a tiny rim of bubbles. Sweetish smelling aroma with some honey and a light floral note but then a nail varnish waft. Quite thick in the mouth, sweet, with honey and floral things going on again the alcohol is noticeable but keeps reasonably well behind the scenes considering the strength. It’s ok but I’m glad that I saw it on tap as I would have been a tad disappointed if I’d have shelled out £11 or £12 a bottle, as it was paying £4 a half for what was comfortably only the fourth best of the beers that I had in this place today shows that I wasn’t overly impressed. A6 A3 T7 P3 Ov13 3.2

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11612) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2010
Tap at the Rake. Pours clear, rich gold with a medium, white head. Strong wheat and sugar aroma, some light fruits. Flavor is very sweet with notes of alcohol, sugar, honey and bread. Perhaps some more fruit. Medium to full in body with fine, effervescent carbonation. Warming finish with sweet, heavy wheat notes. Decent.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14016) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2010
On tap at The Rake. Pale gold. Thin white head. Its aa slightly plasticky wheat beer. Its a little sweet and syrupy. It feels good in the mouth but not my beer flavour andvnot at 3 quid a third!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2116) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2010
Bottle from Utobeer Market Stall. Honey coloured pour with a white head. Toffee, honey and caramel aromas. More honey in the flavour (unsurprisingly) with a dash of caramel and butterscotch. Definitely a dessert wine feel. Sweet, malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10573) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2010
Bottle conditioned, 750ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Sparkling amber with white head. Rich honeyed, heavyish beer, full on the palate but with a slight effervescence. Some caramel flavours from the malt and seemingly the sugars, some alcohol bite and a vague fruitiness. Pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Velkyal (297) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2010
It pours a rich amber, with a slightly off-white head, which at first disappeared rather quickly but when I would top up my glass it came back and hung about. The nose is full of rich fruity sweetness, honey, and there were also some banana and clove spicy notes coming through as the beer warmed up. The dominant flavour is the sweetness of honey, although with a noble hop background which prevented the sweetness from being overly cloying, in the background I could taste caramelised bananas

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31625) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2010
75 cL bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours dark and hazy deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is dry spiced and fruity hoppy. Btter, caramelish and light fruity note. Mild citric note. Dry and phenolic into the finish. Citric and bitter finish. Mild fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10398) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Bottled. Dark golden coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma of sweetness, berries, light spice and light fruits. Flavour of berries, sweetness, spice and fruits. Medium bodied. Dry sweet end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruits aroma of caramel and berries. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and berries. Sweet finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2010
Clear golden with a tiny off white head. Sweet aroma with malty and caramel notes. Sweet flavour with malty and caramel notes. Finished extr. sweet. Sweeter than most.


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