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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%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Lambister's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lambister (436) - - NOV 2, 2012
50cl bottle at cottage. Golden bubbly liquid with light white head. High carbonation and light bitterness and sourness. Nose has copper, metal and hops. Nice hops and citrus aromas. Very nice brew, more body to be better.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerNinjaUK (233) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2016
500ml bottle in mixed ale box from Waitrose. Pours light golden with a short whote head. Slightly citrus aroma, also some floral and bread dough. Drinkable but rather dull.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPC1524 (104) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle from Morrisons. Beautiful golden pour with small white head. Not much of an aroma. Sweet and malty with a touch of fruity bitterness to finish. Very easy drinkable, nice enough but very simple.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mister_Li (816) - GERMANY - JUL 8, 2016
Klares goldorange mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, süßlich, blumig, leicht grasig, trocken, leicht bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Graham77 (412) - SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2016
500ml bottle from Asda. Sold as "Wainwright The Golden Beer". Run of the mill golden ale. Pretty bland. Sweet cereal lagery malt with lemony and grassy hops. Light sweet light bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seffle (455) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle from Morrisons, Fort william 160623. Clear golden amber with lasting white head. Straw and bread in the nose. Lagerfeel in the palate. Boring yxpilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (422) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Light yellow beer with not much head. Standard English bitter fare... light malt, slight fruitiness, mild bitter... drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vighals (2937) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2016
Lys brun klar med fingerhøyt hvitt skum. Lite lukt, noe karamell. Også lite smak, men den er sødmefull. Typisk engelsk pubale fra tapp. Kort.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Itstasty (34) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle. Golden hue, white head which fizzles out after a minute or so. Loose mouthfeel. Light malty taste with medium bitter finish. Ok sort of beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerowl80 (181) - - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours Light yellow. Not much aroma, just a bit of dank hops and grass.Light bitter taste, fairly bland.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (664) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle from a pal. Gold, white head, looks fine. Nose is malty and hay. Taste is light bitter, malt base. Bitter short finish.


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