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


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   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 to give a light golden colour, subtle tropical fruit notes and a deliciously smooth finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (6044) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
On cask at The Fountain Inn in Cowes. Pours out in a clear light golden colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of straw and mild hops. Taste of hops, citrus fruits, straw, graass, grains and basement aromas. Boring and dusty finish. Average beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AWS9 (582) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Cask. Standard hazy gold pour with minimal head. Slight grassy/hop nose. Touch of bitterness. Fairly smooth and drinkable. Not all that much to report really. Simply blonde ale that doesn’t stand out, nor necessarily disappoint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (1665) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Cask @ George II, Luton. Mid to dark gold, clear, with foamy head and a fair bit of lacing. Simple yet confusing aroma of citrus, caramel and toffee. Bittersweet taste with that telltale diacetyl buttery overtone. Bitter, slightly acrid finish. This doesn’t do anything for me; maybe it’s more palatable in slightly better condition but I fear it’s just not a great ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (914) - - MAY 30, 2014
Grapefruit aroma. Just a thin head. Lighter than the IPA. Fruity tasting leaving a lingering taste in the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1337) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Belle couleur presque rousse. Note de fruits tropicaux, sucre candi mais bien équilibrés. Un must !

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vladivostok (354) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Golden in colour without much aroma, this is nonetheless quite a pleasant beer. The hop rate is comparatively low which allows the malt to dominate and the faintly honeyish flavour to come to the fore. One of Greene King’s better beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (6462) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Golden with head. Lovely light tropical fruit aroma with a more malted bitterness in its flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1876) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Cask at the Belle Vue, High Wycombe. Deep gold with a small white head. Citrus and floral flavours. Pleasantly hoppy and refreshing. A pleasant surprise from GK for once.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (801) - SCOTLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Hazy golden beer with a slight citrus aroma. Flavour is mild citrus with a floral hop edge. Finish is slightly watery but it’s drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gschrade (906) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 22, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste sweet, fruity. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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