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Tintagel Castle Gold

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Brewed by Tintagel
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Tintagel, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Note: There is also a 3.8% cask version. It is not known whether there are any differences between the tw0o versions other than the small abv variation.

Castle Gold is a golden, light and hoppy session beer. 4.2 % ABV is very popular in the West Country where it is the summer drink of choice for discerning real ale enthusiasts, while 3.8% suits the London market.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (4233) - FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Cask@gallows raf16. Golde clear colour. Malty, somewhat sweet pale malty golden honeyish nose. Liht, easy. Malty, english yeasty, some honey. Bit weak.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5789) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
(Cask at Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival 2016) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had malts, earth and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, earth, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and bitter. A decent golden ale.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (4481) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Colour is clear orange with small foamy white head. Aromas and flavours: Some fruits, some floral, dryness, some hops and malts.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (5150) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Cask @Gallows bird, Real ale festival 2016. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Apricots, peachy sweet malty aroma. Flavor has light peachy sweet fruity notes, slight harshness in finish. Decent enough.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (801) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Cask at The Queens Arms Botallock. Poured light gold/amber white head. Nose is light wheat, malt and citrus, Taste is wheat, citrus, light bread, easy drinking standard stuff.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3490) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Cask@coombe barton inn, crackington haven, devon. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of biscuit and a little lemon. Taste is biscuit, some butter and some malts. Decent.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2012, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, earthy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120808]

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1780) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
500ml bottle - 15/06/12 Golden body with a cream head. Nose of cereal with honey and lemon. Lightly nutty and grassy. Flavours are biscuit with caramel and cereal. Lemon and peppery. Decent.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2012
Cask handpull, The Angel, Manchester, 22/09/12. Pale gold with a slick, lacing top. Honey, wholemeal and lemon aroma. Good lemon barley, slight hop bite, stale pineapple, malted milk biscuit hints; slight soapiness, maybe raspberry. Decent.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (19017) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2012
cask at gbbf 2012 ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet orange hop ... juicy fruits ... dry hop linger ... ok


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