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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alcester, England

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask & Filtered bottle, Regular;
Pure Gold 3.8% ABV is a refreshing Golden Ale. Made with English Maris Otter Malt and East Kent and Styrian Golding Hops, creating a surprisingly smooth, easy drinking beer with subtle citrus flavours.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matter (28) - - MAR 29, 2012
Pale amber, 1/2 finger head. Banana and citrus aroma. Taste is caramel and light citrus hops. Refreshing and very drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2012
Tasted this in the Esquire House, Glasgow (JDW) in November 2009. Cask, handpump dispense. Opaque pale straw in colour with a thin white head. Slight sulphur note in the lemony hopped aroma. Clean crisp mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt base gives a juicy citric note of gooseberry, kiwi and lychees long in intensity. Strong dusty floral notes add to the citrusy lemon hops which give a sharp bitter bite to the long aftertaste. Clean zesty fruit flavours dry the palate with gooseberry still evident. A decent session Golden Ale which tastes far stronger than its ABV suggets.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1338) - Brentford, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2012
(cask @ Uppner Castle) Golden colour ,with subtle white flakes as a head. Citrus nose . In the mouth aromatic hops are refreshing , dry and with nice malt backbone. Not bad , but i’d rather drink lots of Bohemian Pils.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
superflyguy (422) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012
clear golden colour. gentle aroma of hops , hint of spice. lovely balanced flavour and a slightly bitter sweet malty finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
foxo82 (680) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow. Aroma slightly sweet amongst the hops. Taste has initial hints of citrus, giving way immediately to quite strong hops. Not the most quaffable of ales due to the dryness but one to dabble with from time to time.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2035) - SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2011
500ml bottle. Pale Gold, white head. Fruity, earthy nose, grapefruit, hops, yeast, malt. Dry, light to medium body, medium bitter. Fruity, slightly earthy, hoppy, a bit anemic. (2011-08-29)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14507) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
22nd December 2008
Clear gold beer. not much of a head. Crisp juicy hops. A little grapefruit. Crisp dry finish. Grapefruit bitterness in te aftertaste. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10542) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2011
Gravity cask at the East Dulwich Tavern. Clear, yellow-gold with a slight film. Tangy tangerine notes in aroma, light straw. Lightly sweet, hay, tangy citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Pretty dry finish, straw and more citrusy bitters. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (3424) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - APR 17, 2011
Golden but uninteresting body. Mild, but still tasteful. Citrus, dough. Easy to drink. Not as full of taste as the other Purity ales. (50cl bottle)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2629) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2011
500ml bottle at 4.3%. Pours gold with a large head. Aroma is spicy hops. Taste starts with some citrus hops. Dry, lemon biscuit finish.


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