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


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RATINGS: 219   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
500ml Bottle. This pours a amber body topped with a medium laced, medium lasting white head. Its aroma is slightly citrus (lime) hops and some spice/floral notes. It tastes slightly orangey and slightly medicinal (but not in a bad way at all) with a slightly dry bitter finish. A lovely all round beer this one. I will certainly be having this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
IPAgutten79 (749) - Skui, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle @home from Meny VÝyenenga. Golden colour, aroma of grass and fruits. Tastes fruits as well as a little bitterness towards the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11420) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some nice fruity notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Quite nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3676) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 25, 2013
50cl bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a translucent copper with a velvety head of white foam. Aroma is of light skunk and grass. Sweet and bready taste. Light body and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Well I like it. Surprisingly good considering itís very much a macro. Lots of zesty tropical notes on the nose and in the tasting - fresh mango, orange zest, lemonade. Finishes well and is very moreish. An excellent session beer from a macro; well done Morland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle from a mixed 4 pack at Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours brassy gold with a frothy beige head. Aroma is mostly fruit, touch of citrus, mild caramel. Med body Iíd say. Itís very clean. Flavor is nice light caramel with quite a bit of hop that isnít very bitter. Seems light stone fruit, maybe some odder fruits, and finishes reasonably dry and fairly hoppy (for a UK Blond). Itís relationship to OSH shows, and itís a delightful, moderately flavored ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (7624) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Sample at DōE 2013. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour fo spice, malt and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Firefly54 (242) - - SEP 12, 2013
Aroma - Subtle orange, grassy hop, slightly skunked. Sweet but subtle fruit, orange, biscuit, slightly metallic. Meh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (7520) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle @ Voldby Ýlmesse. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma and flavor of malt, spice, grass, light citrus. Medium body, lively carbonation. 310813

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14997) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle from Sainsbury drunk at home. Clear gold lasting thin white head. Citrusy aroma. Tangerine and lime, but a thin metallic version. Itís not horrible, a bit like the GK IPA Gold, but slightly better. The fruit is fruitier and thereís less metallic emptiness. Even some bitterness on the finish and a touch of pear/peach fruit salad fruit. Itís ok, even quite pleasant. To an extent. More bitter on the finish than I expected and fruiter.

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