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

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2002) - 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 (1126) - 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 (1863) - 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 (660) - 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 (1241) - 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 (3084) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Westchesterco (905) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Poured from a bottle it is a clear golden Colorado with a slight head. It is very effervescent the aroma is of citrus the taste is rather strangesomewhat bitter and metslic on the pslate

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3187) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
From a 50 cl bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Light malty nose. Some caramel and light butterscotch flavors. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2353) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
500 ml bottle from LCBO (part of Hen House mix pack). Pours a clear golden colour with average-sized white head. Aroma is nice, pungent, grassy/floral hops with sweetish grains. Flavour has punchy grassy/floral hops, grains and fruity malt. Drying finish. A pleasant surprise - a real step up from the other Hen House beers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2263) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
Part of the Morland Variety 4-pack at the LCBO for Christmas 2013. Pours a clean golden-amber with a frothy white cap, decent retention and some soapy lace. Nice fresh hops that remind me of American Pale Ales (grass, grapefruit, grain). The taste is grainy with light hops and notes of honey. A real nice light golden ale that has a touch of APA.


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