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Brewed by Backyard
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Walsall, England

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unknown

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available

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled at 4.1%.

3.9% Golden Bitter
Colour: Golden Straw
Aroma: Toffee, Light Hop, Floral
Flavour: Hoppy, Crisp, Dry
First brewed specially to mark the discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2017
Cask-conditioned at the Fountain Inn, Walsall 10/3/2017. Golden in colour, with a tight, off-white, head. Stone fruits, straw, some sweetish malts and floral hops before a moderately bitter finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MeadCaptain45 (2) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2017 does not count
Lovely pint! Sweet but bitter. Gorgeous toffee colour and taste. Low percentage in cask at 3.9% so Ill have another :)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (1052) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Cask at the Bloxwich Showman Wetherspoons. Glorious clear golden beer with a nice semi creamy white head, hoppy, citrus fruit, refreshing, goes down very well. One of my favourite gold beers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (25612) - Malm, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2014
Cask @ The Draft House Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge SE1. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel citrus hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (2741) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask the fountain Walsall. Golden decent white head lacing. Aroma is toffee malts as is taste light spice and bitter finish. Medium body. Ok sweet malty stuff.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KL (57) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2014
Floral type of ale. Distinctive floral aroma . But not to much .Very easy drinking. Had this one in a bar in Liverpool. Will not buy it again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (18028) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Cask gravity at Kent BF 2013. Gold thick white head. Nettle hoppy. Really quite hoppy some bitterness on the finish. Quite arresting and I wasnt keen to start with but it grew on me.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2834) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Lovely perfume and fruity hop aroma. Taste threatens to overwhelm but doesnt, leading to a balanced finish. An honest golden beer, full-flavoured yet reserved.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (7515) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Cask at JDW Bishop Vesey; hazy amber pour with big foam white head, wispy floral hop aroma, slight hop taste with a malty background and a caramel edge.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (2502) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
On cask at White Star, Stoke. Pours amber, with little head. A bit too bready, not as per its description. Yet another inoffensive and boring ale.


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