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Morland Old Golden Hen (Bottle)

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crafted by the Master Brewer of "Old Speckled Hen" this light golden beer delivers both flavour and refreshment. Brewed using the finest pale malts and the rare galaxy hop.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (524) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 16, 2014
Aroma: Malt: Medium, toffee, Hops: Medium, fresh cut vines, passion fruit, naartjie, vanilla. No DMS. No Diecetyl. Appearance: Gold, light copper, clear body. Small off-white head. Good retention. Flavour: Malt: Medium-light bread. Hops: fruity. Medium to Medium-high vanilla, oak on initial taste. Casked, wooden, Dry finish. Almost whisky like flavours. Honey. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Balance towards malt in taste, but a bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Medium body, Medium carbonation. Dry finish. Overall: Quite a surprise. Very complex malt flavours. It tastes like a wood aged bitter. Exquisite. 500ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 8A. Standard/Ordinary Bitter

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Burgers (267) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Clear golden with thin white head. Aromas sweet malts. Taste more sweet than bitter. Slightly too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (105) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
500ml can from Carrefour, Xintiandi, Changchun. Pours golden with a thin white head. Great hoppy aroma, I’ve been missing decent beer. Long bitter finish. A decent beer, one of GK’s better efforts.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6151) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Deep gold with a momentary, white, head. Sweet malts, a hint of toast, stone fruits, a touch of soap, lime and a gentle finish. Would probably be better in a brown bottle, but I have had far worse from GK.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12oz bottle. Crystal celar light amber body with small white head. Aroma is meduim sweet, bread, light skunk. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some skunk, light earthy. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1208) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours a golden amber that is crystal clear with a foamy white head. Aroma of sourdough bread and honey. Taste is sweeter than old speckled hen, with a little bit of dryness at the finish. Very similar with a little more tartness. Still good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ronaldtheriot (1192) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Old Golden Hen has a thick, white head, a hazy, amber (golden, under direct sunlight) appearance, some streaming bubbles, and thin lacing on the glass. The aroma is slightly skunky (clear bottle), somewhat sweet, white bread crust, and mild, mellow hop resin. Taste is of white bread crust, sugar crystals, mild, somewhat moldy, hop bitterness, and tap water. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Old Golden Hen finishes dry, easy drinking, and somewhat dull. RJT

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (730) - Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
500ml bottle. pours...clear golden colour. aroma is light and hoppy, some yeast and bread. good hoppy, slightly citrussy taste. very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1804) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2014
Holy ester explosion. On draft at the bar. Full of light fruitiness with a touch of honey and very light toffee. The flavor is nothing short of a bag of skittles. A light diacetyl mouthfeel but king if just rounds it out and prevents any watery mouthfeel. Not really buttery. Reminds me of honey graham crackers with cream cheese. Really good. Would crush.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (321) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
Pours golden with a foamy white head that fades away to a ring. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and malt. Taste of hops, bitterness and fruit. Excessively sweet.


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