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Windsor & Eton Knight of the Garter

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Brewed by Windsor & Eton
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Windsor, England

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Our second beer is Knight of the Garter, launched on June 14th to coincide with the Ceremony of the Garter at Windsor Castle. It is a straw-coloured Golden Ale (3.8% ABV) easy summer drinking with a distinctive fresh citrus hop aroma. As with Guardsman, it is brewed with premium Maris Otter pale malt from a traditional floor sweeping. Again we are using whole leaf hops – English Pilgrim in the copper and a blend in the hopback, including American Amarillo with their gorgeous orangey aroma.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Cask. Golden yellow with no head to speak of. Citrus and orange aroma. Fruity with mild bitterness some malt Refreshing. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3818) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
(cask) hazy amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of caramel, some straciatella yoghurt, floral hops, light apricots and yeast. flavour is mostly yeast and herbal hops, slightly chalky, with a hint of pale malts and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dsmith4 (25) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at the Royal Standard, Beaconsfield. Very refreshing blonde beer with good flavour, unusual for this style of beer. Quite a bitter taste but nowhere near an IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (303) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Cask at the Hope, Carshalton. Pours golden. Aroma of some sulphur, bitter finish. Run of the mill golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (286) - - JUN 28, 2014
A good beer from a good brewer. Not too strong on the hops (it’s not an IPA) but a notable orangey taste from the amarillo. Well done.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoBoChamp (5449) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2014
50cl, new exclusive English brew Anno 2010, from the brewery, not complex bitter brew, malty/bitter and slightly floral/fruity, balanced, clear, small head, nice brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Cask at The Carpenters Arms in Windsor. Great looking pint. Golden with frothy lasting white head. Butter and lemon with decent hop bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JAN 24, 2014
Cask at Pontefract Castle, London, UK. Hazy dark golden color. Fruity and malty aroma and taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MissPxx (373) - - JAN 18, 2014
Very subtle aroma. Golden colour. Slightly hoppy taste with a very subtle aftertaste. Clear ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3665) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very clear golden amber color with no head. Nose is interesting, with a little bit of fruit in there and just a touch of citrus. Taste has a bit of a sour bite to it, with just a hint at some sweetness at the end. Drinkable.


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