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Salopian Shropshire Gold

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Brewed by Salopian
Style: Bitter
Shrewsbury, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

OG: 1037
Colour: Light Copper/Gold
Style: Golden, with a flora aroma and a full hoppy flavour that is balanced by a crisp dry maltiness and a rich finish
History: Shropshire Gold was first brewed in July 1998. We had decided that a brew was needed that could compete with the session beers produced by National brewers such as Bass as well as other local producers. We decided to make a beer that would have a rich gold colour to please the eye, a full rich flavour to make it appeal to those who preferred a stronger beer, and a pronounced hop character to please everyone! This concept obviously worked as sales have increased markedly year on year. Shropshire Gold now makes up over half the production of the brewery and is listed as the house beer in at least 40 local outlets, a testimony to a consistent product and a keen price.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7202) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2014
Dunkel goldenes Bitter mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig hopfig, malzig, Citrus. Geschmack zitronig, hopfig malzig, leicht bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dether (10) - - AUG 3, 2014
Cask at The Boat House, Shrewsbury. Some very very badly pulled pints. Rose petal aroma. Full-bodied, oddly creamy (like nitro??). Taste pleasant but unexciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OllieBBommel (1076) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle@home. Head: off-white, shrinking. Colour: clear orange golden. Aroma: flowery hops. Taste: mild bitter. Palate: dry, somewhat watery, nice lasting bitter, moderate CO2. Overall: very nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (2794) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 21012012. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, bitterness and malts.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6080) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2014
(Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm, 27 Apr 2014) Pale amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of apricots, peaches and a touch of toast. Fruity, malty taste with notes of apricots, toasty malt and a certain citric bitterness in the finish. Light body, with balanced sweetness. Middle-of-the-roadish, but tasty and highly drinkable. Quite nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
_angst_ (2757) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2014
Cask @ OT. Pours tiny hazy golden with a rather small rocky offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is subtle and tiny malty with grains, bread, grass, lemon zest and hints of soil. Taste is bitter and floral with buttered bread, moist grass, grains, wormwood, orange peal, lemon peal and soil. Mouthfeel is soft, flat, watery, astringent and light bodied. Finish is bitter with bread, toffee, wormwood, orange peal and grass. Ok...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoshuaStranger (154) - - APR 22, 2014
Pours a clear golden with little white head. Hoppy and citrusy aroma. Taste is malty,herbal,hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2828) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear golden amber, small bubbly white head, sour citrus aroma, intermittent lacing, a citrus beer with a very strong malty presence, flavoursome, herbal hop finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3758) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey golden colour with average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma, notes of lemon tea, lemon. Taste is initially minimally grainy, rapidly supplanted by fruity hoppy notes, again lemon tea, lemon, a strawy touch, subtle sweetness; light body, almost a bit watery. Light and simple, but tasty and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1717) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at Streatham Hill 'spoons. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma is all about the malts, hint if honey and lemon. Light body, mild carbonation. Honey, lemon, bread dough, biscuit... Tasty enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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