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Saltaire Goldings Ale

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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Bitter
Shipley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A refreshing golden ale (4.2%ABV), with good body from Vienna and pale malts and a rounded fruit flavour. Golding hops give a balanced bitterness with a citrus fruit flavour.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Golden colour, off-white head. Aroma is light malted and slightly hoppy. Flavour is light malted, with a hint of citrus Slightly bitter finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8265) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2010
Bottle. Golden with a small head. Aromas are lemon marmalade with apricot and melon. Biscuit malts with woody notes and yeast. Flavours are sweet jammy citrus with dry, bitter, light pine on the finish. Pretty good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium to dark yellow amber to orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, grain, molasses, sweet malt, light fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100123]

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear deep golden with a small rough off-white head. Sweet fruity nose. Medium body, sweet fruit and even sweeter caramel. Some vitamin-c accents. Leathery, crude bitterness. 230110

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4277) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2009
Bottle. Golden beer with a good head. The aroma is lightly malty and hopped, and the flavour is very hopped and deeply bitter at the finish. Overall a very nice bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4896) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2009
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Golden colour, medium head. Citrus, hints of metall, grass and dust. Sweet malts flavours, followed by dusty grass. Dry, crisp finish. Quite interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8018) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2009
Small to medium dirty-white head, fed by fine but lively pearling in metallic chromate-yellow beer. Faint ammonium smell upon opening, then dry sweet malts. Some fruity aromas indeed (fresh peach, lemon, honey,...) but as to hops... Grasping bitter flavour in the taste, the hops are there, now, superposed on distinct corn flakes. Quite metallic finish. Light body, well-carbonated - lively but not fizzy. Pinch of saltiness in the aftertaste. The difference experienced between nose and flavour proves an adagio I’ve long cherished: UK or EU aroma hops, as Goldings or Saaz, are actually unsuited to be used in very large quantities, as they get too easily metallic. If agreable bitterness AND aroma are needed, use USA C-hops or NZL ones. Txs to DeanS!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gethinbeer (2194) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2009
From bottle. Clear golden with a good frothy white head. Citrus aroma and bitter hops. Bitter pale ale. Citrus, lemon and grapefruit a comes through. Just doesn’t seem to mould together, a bit odd really.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2008
Sweet and syrupy. Syrup colour no head. Hops some citrus with a bitter after taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4064) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2008
Bottle. Clear golden appearance that left no lacing. Low carbonation with a lingering bitterness Long after you have finished drinking. An above average bitter.


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