Brewed by Teignworthy
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newton Abbot, England


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
This is a lovely golden ale with a good, hoppy, citrus taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2005
Minty, herbal, grapefruit-citrus hops in the caramel malty nose. Clear copper coloured body with low, off-white head that recedes to ring. Grapefruit hops play over caramel malts in the dry, well-attenuated, medium light body with lively effervescence. Cask at GBBF 2005.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13370) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2005
Cask Conditioned, Gravity poured at Banbury Beer Festival ’05. Clear golden beer with lasting white head. Fresh fruity beer, lemony, grapefruit with a buzzing fragrant hop. Nice balance but a yeasty finish. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2004
light hazy golden color, light sweet caramel aroma, sweet malty taste, medium body, long dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2004
An unclear orange beer with an off-white head. The aroma is yeasty with notes of oranges. The flavor is yeasty, fruity, and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2003
Bottled. Amber colour, gently poured to minimise the haze from the conditioning. Plenty of sediment in the second half of the bottle though. Hoppy introduction, flat middle palate, left searching for flavours, decent bitterness which cuts off short.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3808) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2003
Bottle conditioned. Faintly hazy amber gold colour, good fluffy rocky white head and moderate condition. Fruity citrus, almost grapefruit hop aromas, initialy quite bitter in the mouth but becoming more fruity with some tangerines and malt balancing the hops with time. Short dry chalky finish with some lingering hop traces.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2003
Sampled cask conditioned at Akkurat, Stockholm, Sweden.
Amber coloured and unusually lively for a cask ale. Grass and caramel up front, followed by firm malt sweet body. Some vague fruitiness leads to a long bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (9939) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2003
This beer has caramel like malts and fruity notes. Shame about the soda-water mouthfeel and lack of bite. Gentle like a Morris Minor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilkTork (5557) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2003
A bottle conditioned Golden Summer Ale. Brewed in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Morris Minor, this muddy coloured beer from the small Devonshire brewery of Teignworthy has an interesting hop attack combining citric and apple flavours. The malt base is a little flat and muted suggesting poor conditioning rather than a poor beer. Some stewed hops flavour in the finish confirms poor conditioning.

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