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Brewed by Wye Valley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bromyard, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. At Wye Valley Brewery we believe in real beer for real people. Simple pleasures shared with friends are what it’s all about. Crack open this pale amber, premium beer which we have bottle-conditioned to bring you fresh, rounded flavours. Enjoy the lovely citrus hop aroma, the full malty flavour and long biscuity finish. Find a friend and open another bottle. Why Not? Tastes great with spicy, smoky flavours such as kedgeree or smoked cheeses. Always serve in good company.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light to moderate hoppy, dusty grass, hoppy licorice notes, leather notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111202]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2011
Bottled@Chriso. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, some floral and mild honey/nectar like notes. Flavour is floral, fruity, malty and herbal. Quite basic, but still tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2011
Bottled at oh6gdx’s birthday bash at chriso’s. Cloudy pale golden. Fruity, grassy nose. Mid dry with light body. Crisp and grassy. Salty finish with grassy bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
3rd December 2011
ChrisOs Early December Tasting. Clear pale gold beer. Light semi dry palate. Pale malt. Okay mild citrus hops. Semi dry finish. Mild bitter linger. Standard stuff, done well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2011
bottle at home ... light hazy amber ... thin white lacing ... sweet lime hop fruits nose... juicy fruits ... sweet lime and orange hop ... juicy ... nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13156) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2011
500ml bottle as part of the Sainsburys beer challenge 2011. Clear gold colour with lasting near white thin head. Some nettle bitterness on aroma. Some perfumed stone fruit flavour in the mouth. Some bitterness on the finish from the Target hops. It’s a kind of peach/apricot golden ale. Certainly not unpleasant. And quite drinkable on a hot evening in a pub garden. Unfortuntely I was sat in my flat on a cold miserable windy September evening.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2011
Bottle at home in London. Part of the Sainsburys Super Challenge. Pours a clear, highly effervescent gold with a charming, pure white foam head. Some sugary toast in the nose. Very nice flavor, extremely subtle notes of brown sugar and caramel, plenty of bread and toast, and just a slight bitterness of leaves and grass. Light to medium in body with average, crisp carbonation. Finishes clean and crisp, some toast and mild, herbal hops. The overall character is restrained and the beer is very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2012
Bottled 19/05/12. A light golden beer with little head. Digestive biscuity malt notes. Very lemon and orangey hops. Nice citrus bitterness. A bit of spice too. Well balanced and tasty although the citrus seems a bit forced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7930) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2011
Bottle. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are biscuit malts with pineapple and lemon. Apricot with hay and caramel. Light oranges with honey and floral notes. Flavours are sweet caramel with spiced oranges and bitter lemon. Dry biscuit with some peppery notes. Pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2011
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s, drunk on 2 December 2011. BB 02.09.12. Gold colour. Lively condition. Modestly grassy hops on the nose. Touch of biscuity malt backbone. Clean on the palate. Fresh and pleasant. A good quaffer.


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