Brewed by Banks’s (Marston’s)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wolverhampton, England


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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally brewed by Thwaites, the brand was contract brewed at Marston’s Wolverhampton plant (Banks’s) from 2013, then bought completly by Marston in March 2015. The brand continues to be sold under the Thwaites name and logo.
"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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scouseassassin (16) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle. Poured a very pale golden colour, thin head which soon goes, delicate scent, a bit gassy, very weak on the flavour scale, little aftertaste, refreshing enough on a summers day but not robust enough to have with food, would’nt bother again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oops (211) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 23, 2013
500 ml bottle from Selver. Fruits and little bit of hops in aroma. Amber colour, small white head. Taste is fruity with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Nothing spectacular - just drinkable light beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kalervo (1002) - FINLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Quite boring, nothing to remeber. Nothing disturbing still, pure and "easy" taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1367) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 13, 2013
Fruit, malt and weak hops in aroma. Golden yellow colour with white white head. Slightly bitter flavour with barley malt

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (1347) - FINLAND - MAY 10, 2013
bottle 50cl @ home. Pours clear golden with a small white head. bready, malty aroma. grainy, a bit bland flavor. quite an average golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3970) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with medium head and some lacing. Aroma of citrus hops and bread. The taste is the same with a touch of bitterness. Decent beer with a bit more citrus hop taste than most bottled golden ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evadoit (36) - meath, IRELAND - MAY 4, 2013
roasty, resin, basement aromas, woody, golden, clear, sparkling, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation nice ale...wont rock your world ,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7460) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 2, 2013
Poured a crystal clear chesnut brown with a long-lasting bubbly white head and some broken lacing. The aroma is weak malt, leading to a medium bitter, hoppy flavour with a malt attack on the palate! The bitterness doesn’t last into the aftertaste, however, it remains a very drinkable session ale. I’d buy another!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vaiz (4247) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2013
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour, foamy white head. Aroma is slightly fruity, a bit grainy, somewhat metallic hops. Flavor is slightly bitter, smooth and a bit watery. Well drinkable, but nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear gold with small white head. Aroma of fruits, malt, citrus and floral. Taste is fruity with slight malt and clear hops. Faint hints of a citrus fruit, especially on the aftertaste. Picked up at local shop with no expectations, however pleasantly surprised.

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