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Brewed by Growler (prev Nethergate)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Sudbury, England

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
A new golden beer from Nethergate, drinking more like a best bitter than its strength suggests. The fruity and spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate, whilst at the end the the sweet, soft orange notes return, resulting in a complete, well-rounded finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4534) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2011
Cask at the Willow Walk (JDW), Victoria. Amber in colour with a tight cream head; crainy, citrus aroma; full bodied, with a an orange fruit flavour; quite sweet at first, but then well-balanced with a sharp grapefruit finish. A really mouth-watering Golden Ale. Ecellent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2011
Gravity cask at the Bree Louise. Pours a clear, yellow-gold with a faint, filmy head. Sugary malt aroma with mild sweat, straw and citrus. Flavor is nice, pretty sweet with some honey and sun-kissed hay, lightly bitter with tangerine and grass. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sugary finish, lightly bitter, some bread and easy citrus rind. Very pleasant beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9359) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 12, 2011
Cask (Red Bull, Cambridge)
Simple dark bitter. Slight fruity aroma, full palate, rich malty retronasals, fruity and bitter hops. Decent long finish - bitter and dark and resiny, with a touch of grapefruit. Tasty English bitter, better than ’golden’ implies.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2011
17th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! On tap at the Sun Inn, Kelvedon. Light and slightly fruity. Semi crisp palate. Not that bitter. Drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2010
[3167-20100727] Cask. Dull apples and generic fruit aroma. Clear, medium orange body with a quick foamy white head. Apple-like fruity base flavour has a lingering sweet after. Medium body. Average.
(@ Lamb & Flag, Oxford, England)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyobon (922) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2010
Draught. Clear golden with good white head. Very little aroma - bread? Light body and carbonation. Flavour had some sweet candy notes and some bitterness in finish. Good quaffing ale.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
2010-07-27. Served a bit too warm. Crisp golden yellow body with a small white head, leaves a lovely lace. 3+ Flavour is mild, bit of an appley fruit profile, very light bitterness, lingering fruitiness. Bit bland really. 5+ Muted aroma, fruity, hints at lemon briefly. Smoothish light palate. 2+ Meh. Inoffensive but quite dull. Cask at The Lamb and Flag, Oxford

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2010
Cockney Pub, Aarhus, DK. Cask, 270510. Amber with small head. Aroma of fruit and malt. Flavor with notes of hop spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2010
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. A hazy golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of flowery hops and citrus. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of flowery hops and fruit as well as some malt and peaches, leading to a bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Bitter, citrusy and slight apple fruity flavoured. Dry and slight acidic finish. Bitter overall lasting impression.


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