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The Botanist Q Gold

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The Botanist Q Gold
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Formerly brewed at The Botanist
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Richmond, England

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ Botanist Brewery and Kitchen, 3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, Greater London, England TW9 3AA.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, hoppy, sharp hops, zesty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130811]

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (1802) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2013
Cask at the Botanist brewpub, Kew on 7 September 2013. Poured a hazy golden colour with a thin halo of white head. Aroma of straw, floral hops and mild sulphur. Sweet flavours of white grapes and tropical fruits with some bitter grapefruit in the mix. Finishes with cereal, grass and golden syrup.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4534) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2013
Cask at The Botanist, Kew. Amber with a thin white head; honey aroma; some fresh leafy hops give an immediate nettley bitterness, but it’s very sweet, so not to my taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (3142) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Cask at the earl of Essex. Pale golden yellow. Slight haze. Thin persistent white head. Aroma is hay and sileage. Some freshly cut wet grass. Thin and light in the palate. Standard bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2013
From cask at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden orange with a small whitehead. Aroma is toasted malty and light breadish. Light fruity, mild herbal, medium dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8720) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2013
Cask at theBotanist, Kew Green - 28/02/13. Lightly hazed golden amber with a decent sized white cap that retains well. Nose is floral hops, summer fruits, grass, light chlorene notes. Taste comprises pale malts, light caramel, citrus, summer fruits, background hops. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, light hop bitterness in the finish. An adequate golden/blonde, looks and feels very good - taste and nose a little more run of the mill.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Pakenham Arms, Clerkenwell 1 Nov 12. Gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. Svakt syrlig aroma. Litt vassen smak. Svakt syrlig ettersmak.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8065) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Cask, full pint, shared with Finn and Harrisoni at Pakenham Arms. Hazy golden body, filmy layer at the surface. Fresh fruity nose. Ditto taste profile where peaches and floral hops can be detected. Smooth bittersweet ending. Quite nice (London, 01.11.2012).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Cask at the Pakenham Arms, London. Pours clearish gold with a fine, white foam head. Toasty pale malt aroma, some hay. Light sweet flavor with some white grapes, a bit of wet wood tang, slight astringency, a touch musty. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish with berries, grains, light hay bitterness, wet wood - yeah, a bit more tang. Perhaps not in optimal condition. As it is, just OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13737) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2012
Cellar run Pakenham Arms. Hazy brown gold. Thin white head. Decent pale ale. Some malt some hops. Easy drinking good mouthfeel.


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