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

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4100) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
pours clear pale golden with a nice creamy white head, some retention and lacing. bready and lightly honeyed malts, very floral and fruity - pears, although not perfumey, fresh cereals, some grass, chalk, honey, surprisingly not skunky i should add. moderate carbonation, light body - tad watery, relaticvely dry grassy-herbal-floral finish. smooth and simple. a pleasant surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (917) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with loose 2 finger thick white head. Aroma: Lemon, lime, biscuit and pepper. Taste: Medium bitter and sourness with low sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, dry, lingering, bitter/sour malty citrus finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vighals (952) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2013
klar lys gulbrun med høyt hvitt skum. Malt og honninglukt. Søt honning og karamellsmak. Lite bitterhet, kort ettersmak, medium kullsyre.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (667) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Pours a light amber with a white head. Smell is floral with maybe a hint of honey. Taste is floral with a hint of bitterness in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1853) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 22, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of grain and malts. Taste is sweet , grain and grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1109) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear gold, moderate head and lacing. Aroma is light malt and light earthy English hops. Taste is about the same. Nothing about this was really ground breaking, but it was a really enjoyable example from a usually boring or bland style. It actually worked and I was pleasantly surprised.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJester (1775) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
500 mL bottle. Looks like apple juice. A tiny bit of head. Odd aroma: grape juice, apple juice, and medicine. The flavour is acceptable, but far less interesting. Quite estery. Lowish carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigguns22 (622) - Maryland, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Not a beer I would drink on the regular but not bad. Golden to lite amber in color with a small white head. Aroma is a little skunky. Starts out a little bitter and finishes earthy and wheaty with hints of caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1007) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2013
A dark amber colourr with a good head initialy. Slight fruity aroama. A crip refreshing taste with malty undertones.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (2984) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
Nice golden pour, with a fluffy white head. A nice grassy, light citrus nose. Quite floral, some honey and paper. The body is a little fuller than i expected. Its not as crisp as i was thinking it would be, it seems muddled. The citrus is gone in the finish, and all thats left is subtle grassy hops, and some bready, muddled malts.


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