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Brewed by Bath (St. Austell)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
Light, hoppy and well balanced with some malt and fruit.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (3362) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 15, 2013
Pale, a touch of hop, light and refreshing, good in summer as advertised, but nothing too interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9592) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Floral hops and biscuit-y malt angles lead to leafy hop bitterness in this predictable but nonetheless very friendly Golden Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the bright honey gold.
-Drinkability is through the roof.
-All flavours are clearly expressed.
-Flavor dosage is meant for long evenings of conversation, not high impact sips.
-Malts are nicely developed, as in every Bath Ales brew I’ve had.

On cask at The Salamander, Bath

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6855) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2013
Draught at Wargrave Arms Golden with a bubbly head. A lot of buttery toffee in the aroma. Light to medium body and bitterness. Toffee in the favour aswell.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7191) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Cask @ The North Pole. Pours clear light amber with a small white head. The nose is light apricot, some sweet baked bread, mild grain. Simple. The taste is summer fruits, light citrus, sweet pale malt. Mild bitter finish. Light body, soft carb. Decent. A nice, simple beer. Not taxing. Would be good with food etc.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9947) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2012 Cask, handpump at The Crown, Charlton-on-Otmoor, Oxfordshire Sunday 2nd September 2012 Mid gold with decent clarity, in fact this looks v.good, there is also a goodly sized drop of foam atop. Taste is fruity with a pleasant bitterness. Enjoyed this summer quaffer and had a pint and a half of it. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5116) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 19, 2012
[email protected], bath. Toffe, sweet malt light amber Brown with fluffy head. Rich malt with dry bitter finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Christian (13085) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2011
Cask at GBBF. Golden with a small white head. Aroma of grain and bread with strong diacetyl. Sweet malty flavour with diacetyl

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALLOVATE (2958) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 6, 2011
Cask, handpump @ The Grove, Exmouth, Devon. Nice pub off the beach, nice beer, gigantic seagulls!! Faintly misty in the glass, sunny amber body with a mostly lasting, loose pad of white donning it. Piercing nose reminiscent of damp weeds, camphor, stinging nettles and vine clippings with a hint of lemon and chamomile. The hops hit first in the mouth, bold, very peppery and herbal like dry herbs with the chamomile showing. Moderately bitter, the aroma comes through as it drops off very dry. In fact it is very dry in general. Draws on the saliva making it parching yet extremely refreshing. Just enough citrus in there for flavour, straw-like pale grains across the mid-palate show more and more. The body light, almost delicate and it yielded a slightly spritzy residual carbonation that made it bounce. I like this one, perfect for the Summer that Devon offered up, 4 seasons in one day! Nice stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13720) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2011
Cask Conditioned at The Royal Oak, Porlock, Somerset. Gold with white head. Light, lagery type of beer, some lemony notes, flowey, with a thinnish malt. Short on the palate, but still drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (46063) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, hay, pale malt, toffee, butter, light to light moderate hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long to average duration, toffee, grass, butter - toffee notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110804]


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