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Old Chimneys Wigeon

Old Chimneys Wigeon
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Formerly brewed at Old Chimneys
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Diss, England


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RATINGS: 1   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottle conditioned in 275ml bottles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2005
This is billed as bottle conditioned but I couldnít find the slightest trace of any yeast in the bottle. Itís also billed as a wheat beer although, in common with many British wheat beers, its quite hard to find much wheat character. So Iím putting it in as a golden ale. I suspect that British brewers describe beers with even a fairly low proportion of wheat in the grain bill as wheat beers. Golden colour. Clear as a bell. Fair sized white head. The aroma is rather elusive. I may have picked up some slight estery hints and vanilla, but that may only have been because I was straining hard to find some wheat character. Otherwise, its a fairly dry and crisp golden ale with some bitterness. No great hop presence. Pleasant enough. 275ml bottle from Memorable Cheeses, Ipswich.

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