AllGates Brigantia

 
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Formerly brewed at AllGates
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wigan, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - June & July.

Golden Ale - a refreshing honey toned, golden ale.
Originally brewed in summer 2009 as Summer Gold, it was subsequently selected by J.D. Wetherspoon’s to feature in their April 2010 Beer Festival when the name was changed to Brigantia.
A honey toned, refreshing, hoppy, golden ale with gorgeous aromas of tropical fruit and grapefruit sharpness offset by hints of melon and pineapple; the result of large quantities of German, Brewers Gold hops.

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3.2
fonefan (49343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ The Bankers Draft, 1-3 Market Place, Sheffield, South Yorkshire England S1 2GH.

Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grapefruity, citrus, cat piss notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100424]

3.1
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2013
Cask @ Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak NW5. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with hoppy citrus hints. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity citrus hoppy finish.

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oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2012
[email protected] New Wheatsheaf, London. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, honeyish and mild sweet maltyness. Flavour is floral, grassy, herbal and mildly fruity with some nectary and sweet malty notes. Quite a standard golden ale.

3
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2010
16th April 2010. Clear pale gold beer. Dry palate. Very light malt. Bitterish hop, juicy grapefruit and a touch orange. Tastes a touch better than it sounds.

3.1
cgarvieuk (24499) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2010
cask at standing order JDW ... Golden yellow thin white head ... light lemon nose ... soft lemon fruit hop ... dull

2.8
Theydon_Bois (19510) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
Cask at Hilden Fest 2012 - 25/08/12. Pale golden in colour with a decent white head. Wheat, lemon and gentle spice on the nose. Tastes a little of grain, pale malts, wheat, citrus tones. Medium bodied but a little wet. Moderate bitter finish, Whelmed!

3.2
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2010
Cask handpull at the Ledger Building (JDW), Canary Wharf. Hazy pale gold thin white head. Looks like a German wheat beer. Lemon light tasty wheat beer perfect for summer drinking. Little bit weedy but its Fine. Some decent dryness on finish. Tad herby. Could do with being served colder too.

2.8
imdownthepub (14554) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with slight white head. If there are large quantities of German hops, I missed them in the sweetness, thick and honeyed. Some peachy fruitiness, soft and fleshy then just the hint of hops in the close. Average really.

3
ManVsBeer (10467) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. New 4% version and very dry tasting. Golden with a small creamy head it has a small berry sweetness and some small citrus fruits behind the distinctive dry texture.

3.2
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2016 1. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 11/09/2009 (As Allgates Dry Bones ABV 4.4%) Floral hop aroma. Small white head. Clear golden coloured hoppy slightly citrus. Smooth on the palate with a hint of bitterness in a dry creamy finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 21/04/2010 (As Allgates Brigantia ABV 4.0%) Some hop aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy and pale with a little dryness in a bitter citrus and floral finish.


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