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


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RATINGS: 197   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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6518) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a medium white head. The aroma is grassy and fruity hoppy. The flavor is grassy, malty and fruity. Grassy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6379) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Deep gold with a momentary, white, head. Sweet malts, a hint of toast, stone fruits, a touch of soap, lime and a gentle finish. Would probably be better in a brown bottle, but I have had far worse from GK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6240) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2012
Medium offwhite head. Clear coppery body with carbonation. Light caramelly peppery aroma with perfumy orangey notes. Dryish peppery fruity perfumy taste with orangey papery notes. Mid-bodied. Fizzy mouthfeel. Dry mealy papery orangey aftertaste with dusty perfumy notes. Not bad, but a bit perfumy for me. (0.5l bottle, Meny Ringnes Park, Oslo.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6136) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2012
Another English golden ale, as if that was what we needed. Beautiful dark gold. The aroma is very English. Bittersweet flavour, hous character. Very drinkable, not at all challenging.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6096) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle @ Voldby ølmesse. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma and flavor of malt, spice, grass, light citrus. Medium body, lively carbonation. 310813

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drowland (6082) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2012
11/20/12. On tap at Kickback’s. Light golden pour with a frothy off-white head that sticks. Buttery biscuit aroma with honey and pale malts. Light caramel, pale malts, soap, and butter in the flavor. Not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (5944) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Sample at DØE 2013. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour fo spice, malt and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of grassy hops, malt,some citrus and cheesy hops. Flavor is sweet and malty with some dough, citrus, yeast and bread. Medium body, average carbonation and a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5593) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 12 oz bottle. Dark golden leading to copper pour with a tight white head that diminishes pretty quickly. Aroma has a hint of vanilla and butterscotch. Flavor has a nice subtle bitterness to it with some vanilla hints, a bit of nuttiness, some buttery notes and just a hint of spearmint in the back end. Mouthfeel is crisp. Good session starter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
b3shine (5574) - Indiana, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a transparent orange with thin white head that dissipates into lacing fairly quickly. Smells of light caramel with some doughiness and funkiness. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Okay for what it is.

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