Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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A light and refreshing golden pale ale with English hops and barley for flavour and taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dynamiteninja (1394) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Carbonated gold body. Large white head. Nose is initially a whiff of citrus and tropical fruits. The comes boiled vegetables. iron, some dust, wet dog. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mighty_meadow (146) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle from Home Bargains. Pours golden with thin head. Aroma pretty non existent. Nothing great in way of flavour as you would maybe expect from a 2.8% ale. Wouldn’t rush to try again but not the worst I have ever tasted and would be a good way to start a long session.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mike_77 (2735) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2013
Golden colour. Thin and watery texture. Light, mild flavour with only a background hint of hop. The idea of these 2.8% beers is very good but need to be backed up by more flavour. It is possible.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ianwelby (338) - SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Clear golden beer with a foamy head. Faint sweet aroma. Slight hop flavour with a bit of a fruity edge. Finish is slight sickly. It’s not unpleasant just deeply average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
olliejobbins (701) - Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
500ml bottle. pours clear amber with white head that doesn’t last. aroma is of wet grass, fairy liquid and some hops perhaps. taste is not great. very watery and mainly get wet grass with little to no hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2013
500ml bottle: BBD 30 June 2014. Poured into two old ’Home Ales’ countryman half pint tankards, as my wife had half of the bottle on a hot and sunny 26 Aug 2013 in our back garden. Pleasantly surprised at the quality and depth of flavour for such a weak and cheap beer. Looked fine in the glasses: deep old golden colour, clear and tidy, on top a thin, but full head of white bubbles. Malts lead the way in both the aroma and taste with the hops arriving later in the mouth. More sweet than bitter, more thin bodied than heavy. For a 2.8% ABV beer I thought it OK and very refreshing in the sun.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (9651) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Bottled, 500ml pasteurised from Sainsbury’s in Banbury. Gold with white head. Quite a thin, simple, sweetish beer, fruity light hop, short on the palate, almost no follow through. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sic1314 (2582) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2013
Poured a hazy golden with a tenuous white head. Aroma of soft malt. Medium to weak body, flavour of the soft malt with soft fruity hops. Not much aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
zvikar (2835) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 19, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Pours golden with a medium head, aroma of butter, corn and malt, flavor of malt, light acidity and nice bitterness, light bodied

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Clear deep golden. Aroma of wort, cereals and a bit of cardboard. Sweetish flavor, grainy and worty, with a slightly drier finish with light bitterness. Rather light-bodied.

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