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Three Boys Golden Ale

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Brewed by Three Boys Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Sample at Great Grog’s bottled beer festival. Aroma is sweet malts, light hoppiness. Taste is sweetish, malts, some bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4077) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Can from Cotteridge Wines; clear golden yellow pour with a fluffy white head, citrus and tropical fruit juice aroma, taste has sweet caramel, biscuity malts, citrus, light bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2851) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma is quite zesty, grapefruit, lemon. Taste of zesty grapefruit, lemon, some earth. Quite dry and slightly bitter

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1609) - SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Very pale golden, light fizzy ringed head. Soapy lemon nose. Neat initial bitterness but fades into a neat sweetness. Firm carbonation. Finishes soft citrus. Fairly middle of the road. Fairly smashable.

Bottle, Japan Centre Online, Sake Monday tasting

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
can at home .. golden yellow ...thin whoite lacing ... soft floral orange ... light sweet fruits ... soft floral lemon and orange nose .. custardy linger

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Can at Craig’s. Pours clear golden, nose is burnt toffee, floral, taste is sweet toffee, floral, dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Can from beer hive. Pours clear golden, thin white head. Aromas of citrus, light caramel. Taste is thin and watery, bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GlassBrass440 (232) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 18, 2014
From can. No date. Somewhat like an American pale ale. Big hop character in the nose. Catty and herbal. Not what I typically expect from "100% Nelson hops". Flavor carries the aroma through before shifting to a generic malt profile and an assertive bitterness that coats the tongue and sticks around for just enough time that you miss it when it’s gone. Color is gold with a light reddish hue. Pillowy, lasting, white head. I’d swear this is an APA (and a decent one), rather than a blonde ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
neverleaveopen (176) - GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
clear light golden with a tall foamy head. aroma of grass and floral notes. well-balanced taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (751) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 21, 2013
Handpulled at Hashigo Zake. An enjoyable session strength ale that was rushed down when a 6.5 magnitude quake hit the city! Will have another when things calm down for sure.


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