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Thwaites Wainwright (Cask)

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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Blackburn, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional
Brewed as one of the celebratory beers for Thwaites bi-centenary. Named after Alfred Wainwright, the renowned Lakeland author who was born in Blackburn in 1907.
A refreshing straw-coloured beer with soft fruit flavours and a hint of sweetness from the fine malt.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4361) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2014
Fra cask på Ye Olde Starre Inn, York 30 Okt 14. Gyldenbrun. Lavt tett skum. Forsiktig fruktaroma. Smaken tynn. Litt plommer men ellers lite.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (879) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask at Champion of the Thames, Cambridge. Mid-gold with a bit of white head and decent lacing. Pear drops, caramel, elderflower and candyfloss in the aroma. Sweet, juicy taste with a medium finish and a lip-smacking fruity caramel aftertaste. This beer seems to divide opinion but I like it. A by-the-numbers English golden ale. But a damn good one.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerViking (2631) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Cask at the Victoria Inn, Richmond. Golden with a faint haze and a slightly lactic sour nose. The expected bitterness and hoppiness are there, but under a sour overlay. Done properly, it could make a decent Sour Ale, but here it’s in the wrong place. Wainwright is usually a lot better than this.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
elbernays (594) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 9, 2014
Half at Kettering Park hotel. Pours golden with a smooth ale creamy head. Light citrus notes with some toast, biscuit and bready malts. Flavour follows nose with a dry finish. Not much bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (3894) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Cask at the Malt House, Birmingham. Remarkably easy to drink. I fairly wolfed it doon. Hardly much flavour though. Drizzle and caramel tears perhaps.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2253) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask@the longhorn, walsall. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma is faint malt and citrus. The taste follows suit with a touch of biscuit. Dull in the extreme.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (1379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 Cask in Turner’s Mill, Redcar. Golden with a white head. Faily sharp citrus flavour over a mild syrup base. A pretty generic golden ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1458) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4012) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Hand-pulled half-pint at The Stafford Cricket and Hockey Club on 28th June 2014. Clear, light golden pour with a full white crown. Mildly maltier aroma than hop notes. The taste is also leaning slightly towards light malts with a mini citrus hop presence towards the finish. Medium bodied and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ruthiejenkins (3) - Aberdare, WALES - APR 20, 2014 does not count
Lovely aroma to this beer. Great depth of flavour and a value for money beer all round. Will buy again.


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