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


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (320) - - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (4250) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(cask) slightly hazy deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of grass and marzipan, quite mouldy, with a hint of vanilla, some heavy yeast and sugar icing. flavour is more mould and yeast, with a hint of straw, some cardboard and a light-bitter finish. light- to medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarpa (981) - FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottl 50cl from AbM. Pours slightly hazy orange, white head. Hay, malt, some citrus in the aroma. Sweet, fruity, floral flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11937) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Cask at Earl of Essex, London. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Citrus aroma, floral, bready, some hay. Grassy hop flavor, toffee, bread, hay, some citrus. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teddybeer (2421) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 24, 2014
Golden color with a white head with short duration. Aroma has sweet notes with floral hops. The flavor has notes of hay, floral hints and slightly bittery. Light watery final with grassy hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (3341) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Slightly hazy dark golden colour, white head. Aroma of wood, straw, toffee and meadow. Malty flavour, biscuit, twigs and straw. Light bitter, malty finish.
(draught -cask- @ Earl of Essex, London)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ferris (6338) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Cask - Biscuit malts and green apple. Clear gold with almost no head. Apple notes and light grain. Bleh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5322) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Fountain, Gloucester. Golden. Sweet, slightly sticky malt. Floral slightly citric hops. Nice. Perhaps too sweet, and lacking a bit in character, but pleasantly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1418) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Cask at The Antelope in Surbiton. Decent balance, bit of a tang in the finish. Solid session ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1967) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle - pours a pale yellow/gold with a thin white head. Aroma has a bit of bread dough, some caramel and a touch of sweet orange. Light body, light carbonation, a little thin. There’s orange, lemon and a little caramel followed by an astringent, metallic aftertaste. Not entirely pleasant.

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