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


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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
bottle. Deep gold with small head. There’s a surprisingly big hop finish to this light bodied ale. Pleasant, and goes down easy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear golden colour with small white head. Aroma of grassy, earthy hops, some sweet maltiness and a bit of skunk. Taste is initially of subdued malt and fruits which quickly gives way to some moderate hits of floral hops, citrus and grassy/earthy notes. I like the bitterness, it’s just enough to give a kick but not too much to spoil the experience. Nothing special in this beer but it’s drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2014 Lys gyllen farve med hvitt skum som forsvinner. Lett fruktig og noe bitter humle. Supermarked.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17427) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
DØE. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light spicy and moderate hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and mdoerate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 240513

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2013
50cL bottle. Pours a dark yellow, clear, with decent adhesion and a small persistent head. Aroma is medium-hoppy with a bit of skunk mentioned by other reviewers. Taste is balanced, fresh, with some stray barnyard and hay notes. Palate is very good, slightly oily texture, but still relatively crisp and a nice aftertaste. Good to drink all evening, I’d guess. I would if I had more than one. Far superior to "Old Speckled Hen".

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (15183) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle @ DØE. Clear golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruti, grainy, vegetable, hop and a little straw. Flavour is malt, grainy, meidum sweet, hop, little straw, vegetable, little sweet, little thin and a little bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (25838) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle at Ølfestival 2013. Clear amber coloured with a small white head Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with skunky notes. Fruity flavour of hops and grass. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (16731) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2013
Sample @ DØE. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, grass, straw and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6878) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Bottle from a Hen House mixed quad purchased at Aficionado’s. Clear gold pour with a thick white head. Aroma of slight skunk, sweet malt and crisp hops. Malty and sweet flavor with some dank basement character and a creamy consistency before an earthy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (3791) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Sampled at TWCP Beer Fest 2013. It poured a clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma was lightly hoppy with malt, fruits with hints of honey, grass and caramel. The taste was sweet and lightly fruity with a somewhat bitter finish. Decent.

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