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

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Exquisitely Lovely Golden Ale"
Brewed to celebrate the Lake District’s most beloved author, Alfred Wainwright. A full and golden coloured ale with delicate fruit flavours and subtle sweetness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (3983) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a frothy head. Has a very drinkable pale ale texture with a small dry hopped aroma that includes light fruits - these are evident in its taste too.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torontoblue (85) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
440 ml can (canned end of Nov 2013) into 20oz pint glass. Lovely, clear golden pour with fluffy white head that remains all the way to the end. Typical fruity English hop aromas, along with sweet wheat and biscuity malt. Lightly hopped, but good balanced malty, wheaty backbone flavours, with a slight lemony citric bitterness, too. Light bodied, it is an English Golden Ale after all, thin feel, but lively carbonation, short lightly bittered finish. A decent quaffer that reminds me of home, and the wonderful beer gardens in the spring & summer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
campbega (70) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Pours clear amber with good head that lasts for a while. Biscuit and fruiy aromas. Fairly bitter but not overly so. Nice smooth finish. Decent beer

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 28, 2014
Rating #935 - January 22, 2014 - 440ml Can from sales rep. Clear golden pour with a decent white head, medium retention. Aroma is pear juice, floral. Taste is extremely bland, light in body even for the style. Balance of sweet and bitter is there, but it’s lost in an abyss of nothingness.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
martjoobolut (744) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 26, 2014
0,5L bottle. Pours clear golden with white head, the head stays. Aroma: honey sweetness and fruits. Taste is sour, mild sweetness, fruity, faint bitterness in the background. Finish has some light bitterness, but feels very watery. Overall: rather light beer, but drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden/amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Biscuit, floral, citrus (lemon and lime), slight caramel note. Taste: Medium bitterness, low sweetness and low/medium sourness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light body, prickly carbonation, abrupt dry peppery, citrus biscuit finish. Comments: Tasty and slight lace.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RyanE (145) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Golden brown pour from a tall can. Slight malty nose. Light and a little too thin. Slightly bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (851) - USA - JAN 13, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle. Light and refreshing golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
indrekson (19) - ESTONIA - JAN 5, 2014
Lagerish ale I would say. Color is golden and clear. Taste has a little bit fruits and a little hops. Not very bitte, very smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (3020) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle at home from Tesco via my ain’t, cheers!
bright mid gold with herbal nose. Dry lagerlike herbal hop bitterness, medium carbonation.


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