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Tesco Simply Golden Ale

Brewed at Marston’s

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cheshunt, England


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
This Golden Ale is crisp and dry with a slight malt flavour and light hop spice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden amber with short lived thin white head. Aroma: Biscuit, peppery, light corn note. Taste: Medium sweet and bitterness with low sourness. Palate: Medium thick smooth texture and body, average carbonation, abrupt biscuity peppery finish. Comments: A bit bland but ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
eastkenttom (122) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Not half bad this. A bit like Tesco’s Simply IPA, it’s a good drop for a good price. This is nice and light - a decent pairing with food.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (6502) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle from local Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear light golden colour with low ehad and medium body. Aroma of hops and flowers. Taste of mild hops, light malt, bread, wheat and flowers. Mild finish. Boring but drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (6471) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Eastbourne shared with McTapps. This one is really a simple one. Bit of straw with some cereals and bread combined with some vanilla and hops in the back. Bit dull with an unpleasing bitter end. Below average.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TTBADGER (13) - - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle, 500ml. This beer is ok. Aroma has a slight chemical/sulphurous character. Light straw in colour with a very thin white head. Slight fruity taste with background flavours of honey and malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9164) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from tesco Newton Abbot. Golden colour, small white head. Malty with nice fruity accents Quite ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle at home... Golden yellow... Bubbly white head... Light floral grassy lemon nose... Soft fruits... Juicy fruits... Light lemon... Big soft grassy fruit

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2013
500ml bottle at home. I have nothing interesting to say about this. It is what you’d expect. That is all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
left_bank (99) - JAPAN - OCT 19, 2013
"stolen" from my buddy’ s fridge;i think if this was called simple golden ale,very few people would complain.i came to my friends place-i took this from the fridge-i was thirsty-job done!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (6384) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2013
Clear 50cl bottle: BBD of 31 July 2014, poured into a UK pint sleeve on 23 Aug 2013. As the name suggests, this is a golden coloured brew; it is also bright and clean looking with a full but thinning head of white bubbles. The nose was light malts with a slight citrus note. The taste followed the aroma to the letter, no great depth of flavour but a pleasant enough blend that isn’t going to ’blow your socks off’ or test your taste buds. Refreshing and easy to drink, thirst quenching and fine for a fairly cheap supermarket brew.

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