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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bedford, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned, pasteurized kegs.
Inspired by hops grown at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ruprecht_007 (634) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 23, 2013
Barva: zlatá světlejší. Pěna: středně hustá, držící. Vůně: velice příjemná sladová. Chuť: poměrně hodně hořký nástup, hutnější pivo s plným tělem a slůadovým pozadím, ze kterého vystupují výrazné chmelové tóny a lehký náznak grepové příchutě, střední říz. Celkem slušný ale.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Light, translucent golden color with lots of bubbles and a white head. Aroma is faint straw and sweet, grassy malt. Light body. Most of the "taste" is just in the bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (3527) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2013
On tap, rated from backlog. Golden colour with small white head. Aroma and taste is grainy, metallic, malt, some fruit, grassy and earthy

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1266) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle, I think from Waitrose. Light golden colour, quite high carbonation, rapidly vanishing head. More basic Youngs character, dryish malt, light hops. Well balanced but a bit anonymous. Went well with my beef and ale pie.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2527) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
Bottle from Loco Supermarket, Newcastle. A hazy golden ale with a malty, slight toffee and fruity flavour followed by a dry, citrus and biscuity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomCouch (23) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Nice looking beer. Pours with a golden colour with minimal head. Pleasantly drinkable with a slight bitter twang.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
satanda (434) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2013
Docela dobré ale, světlá barva, sametová chuť. Pěna slabší. Lahváč z pivoňky.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanCrusher (670) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle 0,50L. Golden yellow colour with small white head. Aroma of yeasts, bread and some hops. Light and drinkable ale, a bit sweetish taste. And it’s very similar to a lager beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1318) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear golden yellow colour, thin frothy white head and aroma of light malt, grainy & fruity, with grass and a slightly metallic note. Taste is sweetish malt, grain, fruity and grassy notes, with a light dry bitterness. Light body with medium carbonation. Quite OK.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2014 Mid-yellow, no head. Smells and tastes more like a lager than an ale, especially through its all round sweet character.


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