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

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
birrabona (221) - - JAN 29, 2013
Yellow clear . Light body . Very exotic taste from hop . Drinkable and unique recipe.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artemb (660) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - SEP 16, 2016
Look: clear golden, strong white head. Aroma: fresh lemon, zest, spicy herbs (green basil). Taste: dry with pleasant session bitterness. Light session body, not watery and not weak. Fresh lemon-fruity-herbs flavour. Bitter finish. Very good session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daje (3995) - NORWAY - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle at Schouskjelleren, aril 28th 2016. Clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of wheat, floral hops, pale malt. Taste is herbal with grass notes, mild citric finish with tea leaves. A lightweighter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (567) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
500ml bottle. Clear and very pale yellow colour with a small white head, very lively carbonation. Aroma is light hoppy, citrus, lemon, grassy. Taste is also quite light, sweetish malt, citrus fruit and lemon flavours, herbal. Slightly watery texture, and overall quite a light and refreshing beer if not particularly exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenL8 (60) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Pours clear pale straw. Aroma is very pleasant and spicy and fruity. Hops is noticeable and herbal and gives it a nice aroma all in all. Flavour is a little watery but nice for the 3.5%. Quite hoppy, especially in the aftertaste, fruity and light overall. Nice lightweight.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
iquito (12) - - JUL 3, 2016
Refreshing, very hoppy yet still mild, but not really that remarkable. An okay summer beer if you do not expect too much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (1759) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear light yellow, with a nice creamy head. Pleasant crisp and hoppy aroma, which despite a slight metallic bite showcase herbs and citrusy notes, as well as fresh tropical notes of litchi and kiwis. Light body, with fizzy carbonation. Flavour is crisp herbal hops, with citrus, litchi, berries and grassy notes, as well as some balancing, bready malts. Crisp and quaffable,with an almost pilsnerish touch to it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1354) - FNQ, Australia, - JUN 27, 2016
Cask @ Small Bar, Bristol. Clear golden colour with a small but stable white head. It’s got a light nose and taste of cereal malts, some lemony citrus and peppery spiciness. Smooth and sessionable with a light body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (4239) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2016
Bottle. Mitchell’s Wines, Sheffield. One of those that you thought you must have already rated. Very pale, green tinged, straw colour. Light haze. Minimal, white head. Nose has soft, sweet grain. Lime juice. Citrus peel. Taste is light bitter. Some dryness. Light body. Crisp carbonation. Light bitter finish, that dries out at the end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patdelichte (211) - - APR 30, 2016
Delft 29-04-2016, flink gegist Enorme tegenvaller! Andere bieren van Thornbridge tot nu toe super. Dit is echt een slap biertje. Waterig en weinig smaak aan. Citrus smaak maar alles behalve bijzonder.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (2318) - PORTUGAL - FEB 26, 2016
50cl bottle. Clear pale yellow colour with a thin white head that quickly turns into a lacing. Grain, fruit and honey in the aroma. Average carbonation and light body. Taste is light bitter and light sweet. Overall, a nice refreshing beer.


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