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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alcester, England

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14488) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask, 3.8% at GBBF08. Hazy golden colour. OK fruity flavour. Low to medium bitterness. Slightly boring, but OK fruitiness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2008
reasonably well presented ale. mild citrus with a hint of sherbert. nice but not very interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17647) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08 ... Golden ... light hop nose ... dry fruity hops ... decent enough but not exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7050) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2008
Bottle from Tesco. Golden with a decent, but short-lived off-white head and slight carbonation. Grassy hop, slightly sweet fruity aroma. Easy drinking, with some chewy malt, summer fruits and citrus hops, finishing off nice and bitter. Very good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (5828) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2008
Cask @ Roebuck, London. Golden color, short head. Bitter. I have something written down on a note, but cant decipher it. At least it ends with: ’... in a british way’. Well, that is what I can say about almost all the brews I tasted in London this weekend :-)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Clear gold with a bubbly white head. Good hoppy aroma and very refreshing to drink. Decent palate too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2008
MIni keg. Clear golden colour, low bubbly head. Good fruity aroma with grassy hops. Juicy mouthfeel with grassy, citric hops and solid bitterness. No off-flavours here.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
Cask @ The Rake. Clear golden with medium off white head. Sweet fruity with hoppy and caramel notes. Finishes bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 2, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2008 courtesy of Laurent Mousson - transparent golden colour with a little white foam; a bit dusty and quite citrusy aroma; solid carbonation and q thin malt body, fair bitterness; aftertaste of saffron and grapefruit

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30812) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2008
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of straw on a light malty background. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of citrus fruits especially oranges. The body is no wonder thin.


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