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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bungay, England

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RATINGS: 475   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles. Cask: Special - 2011 JDW Autumn Beer Festival.
"English Halcyon malts are used together with lager malts. Golding hops provide the bitterness and aroma. The result is a highly distinctive light, golden ale similar in character to a full bodied Czech lager."


quinndave88's rating

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
quinndave88 (19) - Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2013
I had heard nothing but good things about this brewery. I was a bit disappointed here. A little bitter, but still a solid brew. It just didn’t bowl me over. The bottle was the most unique shape. While this brew was really nothing special, I look forward to trying their winter ale (which has been described by many as the best they’ve ever had).


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenOver (148) - SLOVENIA - APR 18, 2015
Pours hazy golden with no head. Smell is gentle, slightly sweet. Taste is very carbonated, with some sour notes and lacking in aftertaste. Should be better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Bottle - deep golden with a foamy beige head. Aroma of honey, biscuit, caramel. Taste of biscuit, caramel, honey, grass and a little roasted malts with medium bitterness in the finish. Light body, medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (358) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Bottle 50 cl.
Golden, small white head. Mild hoppy, malty and a hint of honey. Light sweet, long but mild hoppy bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnRMurdoch (3617) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2015
500ml bottle (present). Orange amber, reasonable head. Vanilla malt aroma. Grain resin flavour. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Drinkable but not a god golden ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (313) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of sweet grain, caramel, bready malts plus herbal and grassy hops. Taste again of grain, bready malt, grassy hops, herbal bitterness and a little metallic aftertaste. Light bodied, watery texture and some carbonation. A quite harsh grainy bitterness in the finish. Tastes more like a lager than a golden ale, ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DraganC (23) - SLOVENIA - FEB 17, 2015
Very plain beer. I really expected more from this one. It is not really bad but it does feel very plain and not special.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (2570) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 2, 2015
16.9 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, grain and some floral notes. Taste is grain and grass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Florya (624) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance: cloudy golden, small white head. Aroma: citrus, caramel, grass Palate: light body. medium carbonation, bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1523) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Gold colour with no real head. Drab aroma and taste. Also musty after taste. Generally disappointing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2014
.5l bottle at Pozarevac Grand Tasting 2014. Pour it rich gold with nice foam. Grainy ale aroma. Good dry bittering, body is solid ale. A little banana bread. Quite tasty. Surprising hop bittering.


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