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Old Dairy Gold Top

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Brewed by Old Dairy
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cranbrook, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask: Regular.
A superb mix of Maris Otter pale, Munich and Carapils malts along with East Kent Goldings, Styrian Goldings and Cascade hops. By combining Maris Otter, the best British ale malt, with malts normally used in the finest continental lagers gives a beer with good body, caramelised undertones and a distinct gold colour. This fine recipe gives a beer that will appeal to ale drinkers and lager drinkers alike.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hohops (226) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light/golden colour, a small one finger white head, with lots of carbonation. Aroma is quite malty, hints of toffee and cereal. Taste- creamy malt, toffee and caramel, some hop bitterness, a medium mouthfeel, some carbonation. Solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10022) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’14. Gold with white head. This was a fairly sweetish, light, fruity Golden Ale, some ripe apricot jam some saccharin on the tongue tip. Easy, smooth. It’s fine.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6069) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a golden colour with a small head. Aroma of biscuit, some grass and wooden notes. Flavour of toasted malts, grass and some harsh grainy notes. Some citrus. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a harsh, grainy and grassy finish. Drinkability is good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdiBeer (931) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Aroma: light in malts an hops. Appearance: light gild all head. Taste: some sweets and bitters. Palate: light on palate, short finish. Overall: boring and bland. Pint at Craft Beer Rising festival, London.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Whitelodgebeer (3) - - FEB 15, 2014 does not count
Tried this at the Ypres Castle Inn, Rye, UK. Good smooth/creamy head with good retention. Nice golden colour. Little aroma, some hints of citrus. Some nutty flavour, if being frank little flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7778) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from Oddbins Tunbridge Wells. Golden colour, mid-sized white head. Malty with hints of honey, slightly fruity with a lingering hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (6321) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Cask at the White Lion, Tenterden. It pours clear golden amber with a medium white head. The nose is toast, floral, light spice and citrus peel. The taste is crisp, citrusy, grainy, toast, floral and light bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Not terribly exciting, but there’s nothing wrong with it either. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3890) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. Golden and clear. Citrus with a slight hoppiness. Well balanced and a good example of this style.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Bottle; golden brown, clear, no head to speak of; woody, hoppy aroma; zesty citrus peel, biscuity malt; quite fizzy, bitter; ok, but lacks any real generosity of flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2013
cask at guildford ... golden amber ... soft dry lemon toffee nose ... dry floral fruits ... dry lemon linger... soft apricot malt fruits


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