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Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cheshunt, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Golden Ale is crisp and dry with a slight malt flavour and light hop spice.


ricardotorero's rating

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ricardotorero (37) - - FEB 17, 2013
Not fantastic, probably not even good, but ok and cheaper than other beers so worth a go


2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TTBADGER (5) - - JUN 21, 2014 does not count
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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7711) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from tesco Newton Abbot. Golden colour, small white head. Malty with nice fruity accents Quite ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (13911) - 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

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (2740) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
left_bank (69) - 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!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (3479) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zacgillbanks (2088) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle from Tesco, Durham. This is a bright golden ale with sweet toffee and slight citrus fruity flavours with biscuit and a slight woody finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DanielFullard (24) - Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Cheap and basic....Nothing bad about it but quite bland and unexceptional. Works as pre-pub bottle

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Clear bottle from Tesco. Clear golden beer with thickish white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma. Bit deader in the mouth. Dullish malts, some citrus on finish. not much if any bitterness. Bit thin in the flavour.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (9953) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Bottled 500ml from Tesco, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Gold with very short lived head. There is a fusty, slightly mouldy note on opening which leads into the flavour, thin grainy beer with a vanilla note and a sweet jammy hint, otherwise not much at all. Disappointing.


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