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


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, - SEP 16, 2012
far too much ginger. not enough beer (or lemon). a bit like one of those horrible ginger drinks. thankfully not as sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quack-Duck (7919) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2014
bottle from Darts Farm Topsham. Hazy pale yellow, large white head and lots of lemon in the nose. Malty background, quite light, with lots of perfumy lemon flavours, seems quite artificial to me. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (772) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - 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. Wasn’t really my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (2921) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (1956) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1397) - 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, can’t pick up the alleged ginger. Taste is sweet, with a little warmth at the end. But like Garrold says... it is a quid!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1337) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (999) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1395) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (3000) - 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.

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