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Brewed by West Berkshire
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Thatcham, England

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Regular.
Dry and pale, almost lagerish, with dwarf English hops First Gold. A real ale that still tastes good when chilled.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7247) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2006
Cask at Merton Beer Festival, Oxfordshire, July 7th and 8th 2006. Golden beer, quite pleasantly hoppy, didnít appear to be as lagery as it is made out to be quite dry bitterness lingers slightly.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2006
Gravity cask @ Reading Beer Festival 2006. Sweet malts with slight toffe element. Hops lacking in the finish - slightly cloying.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3697) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2006
Gravity at Reading beer festival 2006. Tawny, flat. Hoppy, leather aroma. Nice to start, some orchard. Gets boring to finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2006
Cask Conditioned at Reading BF. Amber coloured. Hoppy aroma. Malt and dark sugars to taste with some balancing hoppy bitterness. Interesting and moreish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2006
Cask gravity at Reading BF 06. Amber beer. Not much of anything. Some hop, some toffee. Actually this got better as I sipped it. I donít normally like toffee dominated bitters, but this one worked

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2006
Cask @ Reading 06: Amber in colour. Some fruits in the nose, dry malt flavour. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Bhurtpore Inn, Aston 09/07/2005 Golden coloured and slightly rich on the palate with a malt aroma. Some dryness and bitterness in a lasting finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2004
Cask Conditioned at The Saye & Sele, Broughton, Oxon. Pale gold with light bubbly head. Light dry summer ale with a peppery dry hoppiness. Slight green notes with a touch of grassiness. Easy drinking Golden Bitter.


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