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


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RATINGS: 254   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Of Morlandís Family of Henís, the Golden is a very different style. Now This Ale packs a lovely grassy, floral aroma which is not overpowering but remindís me of a summer garden, this drinkís best quality by far. It pours Golden, but weak liquor, clear, looking pretty much like a run of the mill lager. In the mouth itís soapy, very thin okay carbonation and watery substance. On the Taste buds itís actually very drinkable, Mild, and soothingly refreshing, with hints of Clementine, lemon and melon, but mild in malt, or hop volume, but still an amazingly laid back, easy going thirst quencher which is easy to get to know. A summer drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (1005) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Quite refreshing pours golden with dissipating head decent mix of sweet and bitter tastes of buttertscoth well carbonated if a little bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftyBeerTour (141) - Barcelon, SPAIN - APR 8, 2015
50cl bottle. Aroma distinctly reminiscent of lemonade, with some butteriness. Pours brite, bubbles rise nonchalently through a golden boy, white foam atop, dissipates to a think skim, laces lazily. Light. Gentle bitterness - nettley, grassy, but nicely subdued in both senses. My evaluation somewhat overpowered by food - barely picked out a malt backbone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (3123) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 9, 2015
From the clear bottle 1 pint 9 oz. bottle. An attractive golden pour with a modest, short-lived white head. My bottle was probably skunked so the aromas I get are tainted but I am picking up that Scottish Highland mineral water, pale malts, maybe a touch of orange, and vague grassy hops. The body is smooth and a bit better than light. The taste has a golden malt character with a clean hop finish. Typical for the style but not anything that stands above it all. Still decent enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (862) - Godís Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Pure golden clear colour with a decent carbonated white head. Notes of bread dough, malts and light sweet fruit. Sweet finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wozap (680) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Gładkie. Delikatne cytrusy w aromacie. Nienajniższa goryczka, niskie wysycenie i doskonała pijalnosc.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wixie (406) - BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Clear liquid, strange colour. Small head. Aroma of citrus. Light body, no carbonation. Taste is sour, sweet and bitter and very weak.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
commonmac (1061) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2015
UPDATED: APR 25, 2015 Bottle in a sampler pack as a Christmas gift from Surdykís. This does not smell pleasant. I canít tell if that?s purposeful since most English beer is pretty skunky. It?s got a very pale, piss golden color to it. Minimal head. Unfortunately, the taste is pretty much exactly same as the aroma. Borderline awful. Lots of pilsner elements and a bitter grain overarching presence. Like a frat party keg beer if there was frat party keg beer in England. Bitter and not satisfying whatsoever. Avoid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Connor66 (73) - - JAN 22, 2015
Nice golden colour, soft citrus flavour with a Nicely blended hoppy taste. Lovely and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Pale golden pour with a thin white head. The nose is softly spicy and refreshing. A little bit of citrus and some nice clean malt. A touch of spicy hoppiness and a little bit of lingering fruit. A pretty simple, refreshing brew.

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