Brewed by Molson Coors UK (MolsonCoors)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Occasional.
A light, blond ale brewed with both barley and wheat malts which give a light biscuity backdrop to the taste of the beer. The subtle bitterness comes from the Brambling Cross hops that add a slightly spicy note to the flavour and, combined with Cascade and Centennial hops, give a citrus aroma with hints of blackcurrant. The mouth-feel is light which leads to a refreshing beer that, in typical Burton fashion, balanced the sweet malty flavour with the subtle bitterness in this distinctive ale.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
mlmeeks (46) - Winona, Mississippi, USA - MAR 12, 2013
From bottle. Deep gold in color. White foam. Pretty much no aroma at all. Not good. Dont waste your money.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cybercat (5169) - Georgia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Pours clear amber with a thick but effervescent eggshell head. Aroma is crisp, fruity and malty, not much but still inviting. Wan flavor has apple and malty notes, not much there. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and lacks fizz. Well, had to give it a fair shake.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JK (5808) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle, but my bottle looked a little different than the photo here. It is a great looking beer, gold color, big, long lasting white foam on top. After that, there is not so much here. Some mild malt, but I didn’t pick up the wheat at all. Very light palate, not much flavor, actually reminded me of a kolsch. It is drinkable, nothing wrong with it, but perhaps past its prime, but not much here to enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (1340) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Poured from a 500ML bottle into a pint glass. Aroma - Has a solid British brew aroma, earthy but not offending Appearance- A clear somewhat pale yellow color with a giant white head. Taste - Strong malt and yeast flavor, I found it very enjoyable. Palate - Heavy carbonation with a light bodied beer made this an interesting feel. I liked it. Overall - A good beer that I would drink again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jonathonsti (29) - - DEC 10, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a clear amber/gold. Thin white head dissipates quickly. Weak hop aroma of berrires, floral. Light taste of same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6753) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pint bottle. Clear amber gold with a fizzy off white head. Carbonation is visible floating up. A little spice and a little fruit. Just a little bitterness, too. Malts are kind of doughy. There is just not a lot going on in this one. It is generally sweet and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dragonfly1 (500) - Colorado, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pint, bottle. Cloudy copper orange, fizzy, floral, and bready on the nose. Rose petal, caramel, bread dough, chewy, some grass and mustyness. Bubbly yet a touch thin in the finish. Got more interesting and flavorful the further I got with it. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Liamrua (49) - Waterford, IRELAND - JUN 18, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours golden. 1 finger head dissappears, little lacing. Taste is soft, light with slight malty finish. Full mouth feel which expands in your mouth with big bubbles. The taste lingers. A nice light easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (5002) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a small head. Slightly bitter with a medium body.Is this really a Burton Ale as its says on the bottle? I just thought it was pretty boring. Not in the same league as White Shield.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8767) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle from B&M Bargains, Barrow-in-Furness. Golden with a thin head. Hoppy with a pleasant pale ale light citrus fruit aroma, texture and taste which is slightly dry. Fizzes somewhat in the palate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 3/20
arojewski (58) - Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2014
Perfect pour before the head disappeared before my eyes. Light gold with pure white head. Other than that, it’s JUST beer.

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