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Thornbridge Wild Swan

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Cask & Bottled (unfiltered & unpasteurised); Regular.
White Gold Pale Ale
Wild Swan is white gold in colour with aromas of light bitter lemon, a hint of herbs and a subtle spiciness. A great refreshing beer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HampshirePhil (154) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
500ml bottle - White frothy head which is long lasting, strong carbonation and golden pale appearance. Barley and wheat aromas with a fruity undertone. Sweet taste on tongue and palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3209) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Cask at Euston Tap; clear golden yellow pour with a frothy white head, citrus aroma, taste has a light sweetness, with some rich tea biscuit action, grapefruit bitter, excellent golden.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (297) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a thin white head. Citrus aroma with malt and hay. Sweet lemon citrus flavour with hay, light malt and a dry, bitter, hoppy finish. Light body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Can’t tell it’s only 3.5%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
simonblaine (302) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours yellow, mild head. Aroma of vanilla, slight citrus, lie orange. Taste is refreshing, lightly spiced and fruity. Delicious

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3459) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2014
0.5l bottle. This is a kinda pale golden looking one, as good as clear in the glass and it has a nice big lasting bright white lacing head. The nose has lots of nice sweet floral tones. A little bit of sweet malts and fruity hints. Smells really nice. Mild and nice. Lightdrinkable. High quenching potential in this one. Feels perhaps a tad thin and light oily in he mouth with a carbonation level that’s about average. Malty flavors, not to sweet or anything but it doesn’t really have a massive bitterness. Fruity and melon. Really nice actually. Superb with food or out in the sun. Don’t mind having again. 12.04.2014

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4561) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Duvell glass: Small white head. Clear yellow beer. Aromas of hops, some passion and grape fruit, herbs, nettle, fruity grass and cactus juice. Flavour is a bit thin, but has some nice tones of hops, herbs, light fruity, some light bitters and hay. Aftertaste is is grassy, light bitter and some light fruity herbs. Low carbo, watery mouthfeel, low body and light watery texture. Easy drinker, quite a flavour while still thin.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (1201) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2014
Aroma of citrus, lemon, light hops. Flavour is citrus and hops, with dry and light bitter finish. Light bodied and watery. Okay session ale, but not much to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
didierlewallon (109) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 28, 2014
Cerveza de color amarillo pálido Aroma a limón amargo y especias. Sabor a afrutados cítricos y lúpulos amargo. Cerveza muy refrescante para el verano.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8563) - Bochum, GERMANY - AUG 19, 2014
(bottle) Clear, pale golden colour with a blond medium-sized foamy head. Fresh and fruity, slightly zesty hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, grapefruit and a tinge of pineapple. Mildly bitter flavour, light bodied with a moderate carbonation. Slightly doughy pale malt character with notes of citric and slightly herbal hops; dry and mildly bitter finish with fruity and delicately herbal hops. Refreshing Ale. 11.VIII.14

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle 0.5l. Pours pale hazy yellow with white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, some dough. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter, dry, crisp, some citrus, slightly fruity. Aftertaste is slightly bitter, medium carbonation. Refreshing and good considering the low ABV.


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