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

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Occasional.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (627) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Cask @ Bedford Arms, Bedford. Golden amber. Still, almost no head. Hard to get past the ginger in the aroma. A bit of fruit but mostly ginger astringency. Spicy sweet ginger taste tempered by a sour bitter note that asserts itself more convincingly in the finish. Sour/bitter aftertaste. Weak but refreshing mouthfeel. Decent all in all, although I personally tend to dislike ginger beers I can appreciate its worth.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from my local supermarket. Bronze amber with a medium to thick white head. Aroma has lemons, ginger, faint blokes toilets. Flavour has no toilet thank fuck, bitter lemons and more ginger. Wasnít really my thing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (2416) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle from B&M Bargains; clear light amber pour with thin white head, lemon and ginger aroma, has a lager shandy sort of taste with feint spicy ginger, tastes very artificial, with a light bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (1684) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle thanks to s_hartshorne. Golden amber beer with large head. Aroma of lemon shandy and malts. Taste is pale malts, lemon and some ginger spice. Not to my liking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1330) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
500ml bottle from Rhythm and Booze - a quid! Cloudy yellow body, frothy white top. Nose is very much like a cheap shandy, lots of lemonade, canít pick up the alleged ginger. Taste is sweet, with a little warmth at the end. But like Garrold says... it is a quid!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1077) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle from Rhythm and Booze. A quid. Amber. White head. A quid. Light grainy. A quid. Some lemon. Spiciness fairly prominent. A quid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (920) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Ginger, lemon, pepper and biscuit. Taste: Medium bitterness, low/medium sourness and low sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering dry, biscuit, ginger, lemony, peppery finish. Comments: Very tasty, refreshing and glass lace. The ginger is prominent in both the aroma and taste but not overbearing. This rating is for the bottled version 4.0% ABV.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1012) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle rhythm+booze. Golden amber colour. Aroma is ginger. Taste is lemon shortcake followed by light spicy ginger slight hoppy biterness. Mediumbody low to medium carbontion. Ok beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2725) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 10, 2013
Cask at Ye cracke
Hazy burnished gold, white lacing. Spicy lemon peel. Shortcake and yeast esters. Another typical golden ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gegwilson (921) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle from Rhythm & Booze, Richmond. Pours pale amber with little head. A bit syrupy. plenty of citrus, but the ginger didnít really come through. A bit cloying. Not brilliant.


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