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

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110802]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30743) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
From cask, GBBF 2011. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and light herbal. Crisp peachy, citrusy and mild fruity hops flavoured. Subdued sweet and slight bitter. Ends dry and light bitter into the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass, hops and petroleum. Fruity flavour of grass, citrus and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Deep golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood, floral and grassy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, wooden, earthy and mildly caramelly as well. Balanced, and surprisingly nice for a GK product.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13701) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours clear golden with no head on top. Butter, diacetyl and peach. Thin body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011, Wednesday. Clear amber - white head. Soapy, nutty, amber malty, puke, roasted, bread. caramel, zesty, light hoppy. Plain.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13256) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Cask gravity at Gbbf 2011. Clear gold lasting ivory head. Its actually got some hops and some fruit on the aroma. Tangerine and peach. Its fine if a touch artificial. How do they get that peach apricot in here. Its on the face of it ok but a bit artificial overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11025) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Cask at the GBBF 2011. Golden with a small white head. Fruity aroma with apple and citrus. Sweet malty flavour with citrus and grassy notes.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (10786) - DENMARK - OCT 18, 2012
Cask @ C4. Clear golden with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, hop and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, littlr grass, little citrus, little dry and a little watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10582) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2012
Cask @ Christian Firtal, Odense. Almost clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Light dry and light bitter finish. 171012


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