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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: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Howellsey (13) - - FEB 1, 2012
A little bit insipid with malt overcoming hoppiness. Easy to drink and has a honeyish aroma. Drinkable but uninspiring.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sandorf (50) - - JAN 30, 2012
hay, citrus, golden, clear, white foam, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, soft carbonation,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3976) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2012 Tasty golden ale but sometimes feels a touch dry, although has a good healthy character with plenty of fruits in the taste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
geeejayell (26) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2011
Crisp nicely flavoured summery ale. Well balanced hppy taste with a creamy lid. Plenty of flavour for a session ale

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
worldbeertaste (1653) - AUSTRIA - NOV 30, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2012 Medium golden colour with a cramy white head. Fruity apple, straw and malt smell. Light thin body. Average sweetness to the taste, apple, butter/toffee, straw and peach with a light hop/citrus finish. Medium body, smooth. average.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerSkull (1307) - SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2011
Sweet aroma with hints of honey, caramel and hops. Slightly sweet taste of honey, burnt malt, toffy and grassy hops. The aftertaste is a bit dry and rough. Drinkable, but nothing more!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorgeLee (1202) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2011
Cask at Shipping Forecast, Liverpool. Middle copper coloured, soft malty character, drinkable but nothing special.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scottrf (105) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2011
Rating from memory. Thick head which stays. Very smooth mouthfeel. Light sweetness with a slight bitter taste. Drinkable, but fairly boring and flavourless.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swooper (1248) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2011
cask in Tivoli Cambridge, very nice hoppy and lemon aroma, golden, clear, white foam, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, bitter, slick feel, well balanced beer, good

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
markas101 (1846) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 21, 2011
Cask, The Old Queens Head, Sheffield. Pale gold skunky aroma. Smooth with some sweetness, faint hoppiness.


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