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

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2012
On cask at The Haymarket. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head. A lovely citrusy aroma with lemons, oranges and hibiscus flowers. Lemon and orange flavours again with a clean, crisp finish. Moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2013 Cask. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma.. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Herbal

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2012
Cask @ The Bree Louise. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, flowers and hops. Soft carbonated, medium bodied and semi bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are biscuit and cereal with some cardboard. Peanuts with lemon and spices. Flavours are dry biscuit with nutty, woody notes. Bitter lemon with gritty grain. Nice gentle and spicy lemon bitterness to finish. Likeable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1270) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2013 Cask at the Horseshoe NW3. Pale golden bitter, fresh and pleasant if mild bitter finish. Nothing too special, but good refreshing or session beer. Rerated Jan 2013 at the Windsor Castle W8, first reviews stands. A bit dull.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2012
Cask. Golden color. Grain, some sweet malts. Twist of lemon. Light body, subtle carbonation. Pleasant but boring.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7698) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2012
Cask, handpump at The Shoulder of Mutton, Wantage, Oxon, 1st anniversary party. 12.01.12 Warm gold in colour with a decent nose that is a little zesty and floral. Some marmalade in the mouth, little fruity, light bitterness, sweetness at first but soon drying. Nice beer. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2011
Cask @ Nag Head. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is floral, a bit sweet, has nice maltyness and a touch of straw. Flavor quite similar to aroma, medium bitterness and some fruityness. Finishes sweetis bitter. Thin body.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (11280) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2011
Golden with a small white head. Weak grainy aroma, with notes of biscuit and grass. Sweetish grainy malt flavour, a bit bland

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17604) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2011
Cask @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel finish.


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