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

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RATINGS: 205   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lambister (411) - - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (375) - 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 (2648) - 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 (29) - 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 (119) - - 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 (624) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (16583) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle from M&S Stratford and drunk at home. Clear pale gold colour lasting white head. Pasteurised aroma no doubt. Some light dusty hay hop. A little hop character I suppose but it’s mostly pasteurised and light in flavour and character. Hmmm.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
andrepintado (2422) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 12, 2016
50cl bottle from GB supermarket. Clear gold color. Thin white head. Medium thin body. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter. Aroma is malty, grassy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Don2711 (348) - - DEC 16, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2015 Cereal aroma and taste. Some citrus hints. Mild on palate. Nice pale ale in bottle. Could be better but certainly had worse for a bottled.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (2139) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2015
500ml bottle. Golden coloured with a white foam head. Grain and citrus nose. Flavour is malty, biscuit, grain with some dusty citrusy bitterness. Light bodied, medium carbonation, dry earthy metallic bitter finish. OK

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
uckelman (538) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015
On the pale side of golden. Small white head. Clear. Grassy. wheaty aroma. Dry, acidic finish. Not a ton of flavor in the middle.


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