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

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.


3.5
   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".

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (14257) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (25286) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (16111) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6496) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (3625) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ccampigli (12) - - MAY 16, 2013
Sabor fuerte un poco amarga buena textura color ámbar poca espuma excelente mucho carácter

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkover (1534) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Clear orange color with a small beige head. Aroma and flavor of bready malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fellebag (1306) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle 50cl. Small inviting white head. Clear pilsener color. Aroma is autumn cascade hops and rottening leaves. Bitter taste of hops, cascade again. Sense of malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3830) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Golden beer with medium head that reduces to nothing. Aroma of bread and citrus. Taste is bready and citrus. Slightly too carbonated on the palate. Refreshing, saved for a nice warm day like today.


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