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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Thrupp, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.

Pale Ale.
Very popular pale ale with a grassy bitterness, sweet malt and luscious floral aroma.
This is a pale ale of 4.5% with Fuggles used as the main bittering hop – then late hopped for a luscious floral aroma. Our biggest selling beer!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ab29 (46) - - AUG 21, 2015
Good lacing on the glass, minimal head retention. Golden colour with just the tiniest cloud. malty on the nose, with sweet caramel, almost a herbal, or woodiness. sweet, with the bitterness biting later, smooth and malty, with a light fizz. pale ale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (8693) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2015
500 ml bottle. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Grassy and floral hops, mild bitterness, malt and some sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is biscuity malty sweetness, some hops and mild dryness. Very English all the way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (478) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2015
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Golden colour, head dies fast. Taste has malts and hops in an English Pale Ale way. Quite OK, but nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (4460) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2015
50cl bottle from Citymarket Jumbo, Vantaa. BBE Jul 2016. Pours unclear pale golden with a thick white head. Creamy mouthfeel, smooth. Biscuity, caramel malty, citrusy aroma, jummy! </br> Flavor has caramel, biscuity like maltyness, citrus. Juicy and refreshing. Medium bodied. A very well made English pale ale, I like these alot.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (11008) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2015
500ml bottle (K Kamppi, Helsinki)
Pale, but a full spongy head, and sticky lacing. Lovely crisp fruity citrussy hop aroma, with gentle pale malts behind it - just what I want from a pale ale. Sweeter and fuller malts in the mouth, a bit of toffee, quite biscuity. Very refreshing palate, pleasant carbonation. Lovely biting tingly citrussy hop finish - I feel it making my teeth go metallic. Super quaffer - this really was glug, glug, gone.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2026) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle from Gloucester services on the m5. Golden colour fast evaporating white head. Aroma malty biscuit and a mustiness. Taste a touch cardboard.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (14272) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle at O’Haras, Tampere. Grainy aroma. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Grassy and harsh grainy flavor. Very "organic" flavor. Sweetish pineapple notes. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (7962) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2015
50 cl bottle @ O’Hara’s Freehouse.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Damp stuffy aroma, some fruits, malts and vegetables. Cardboard and orange on the flavor, some hay. Dull and grassy.
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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (3459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel - faint bread, some floral fruitiness and light herbal hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and sweetish flavor, light - some caramel/toffee and some floral fruitiness, light herbal hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light caramel and toffee with light fruitiness, light grassy hoppyness. Caramel sweetish ale - way too sweet for me. Could really use more bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (366) - - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle from Planet Organic. Pale orange hazy colour and low carbonation. Citrus and grass in the aroma, and a complex mixture of tastes; - malt, a flavour of dark toffee and hints of fresh hay, earth and flowers. Mildly bitter, but with no unpleasant astringency. Highly drinkable.


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