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Brewed by Black Sheep
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Masham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Fine Pale Ale"
Originally exclusive to Tesco and currently sold there as "Tesco Finest Golden Ale"
Ingredients: Water from brewery well; Marris Otter barley; Wheat; 10% Demerara sugar; Hops.
Golden Sheep is a full flavoured ale with a dry and refreshing bitterness, developed with a light, citrus fruit flavour. Brewed using time honoured methods and fermented in our Yorkshire Square vessels.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, - JUN 28, 2004
Bottle. Pretty thin, i suppose, but i actually thought the flavour was alright. Bready, lemony, some toffee. Hops were a bit green. But it wasnt that bad, tasted fresh, even though it was from the bottle (pasteurised).


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (10316) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2016
Bottle at my desk in work. a deep orange amber coloured pour with a fading off white head. Aroma is buttery, sweet malts, toffee, butterscotch. Flaovur is composed of light sweet malts, chalky, brambles, burnt toffee, sugars. Palate is light and chalky, moderate carbonation. Not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (874) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2016
Appearance is golden and very clear, a small off-white head hangs around for a bit. Aroma- hops, caramel malt, hint of citrusy fruit. Taste- bitter hops, summer fruit, lemon and orange, malty backbone gives a nice mouthfeel. Some carbonation at the end. Solid summer ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (1561) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 28, 2016
Clear, golden colored, small+ white head. Aroma is of malt, some biscuit, bit fruity, apple (not green) and lemony. Taste is medium sweet malt, biscuit, some dried fruit, bit apple and lemony citrus, bit grassy, light+ bitterness. Medium to light bodied, soft carbonation, bit watery. (bottle, MC Klub, Brezice)

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dxbrad (53) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Poured from the bottle. Light amber, a little citrus. Some carbonation that I dont recall when drinking on draught. Simple, nothing wrong with it at all.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MayumiH (1104) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber. Light citrus flavour. Gently hopped. Overall pretty mild. Its okay.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerNinjaUK (379) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2016
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. Pours bright orange with fizzy bubbles and thin gassy head. Aroma sweet with tangerine, hay, sherbet and some earthiness. Somewhat astringent and really bubbly, but lacking good depth of flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9808) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2016
Bottle at the big brothers house. Pours clear golden amber with a thin white head. Aromas of light malt, minerals, toffee, toast. Taste is thin, sweet. Thin finish, with a hint more toast.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (3008) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle. Pure golden color, normal white foam. Aroma: malty, slightly buttery, fruity, a little candy. Taste: light diacetyl, malty, mild hops,

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerViking (4389) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Fruity, slightly metallic nose. Palate is golden malt with a touch of bread and tartness. Drinkable but only just.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (8174) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 7, 2016
*Old rating from 2011. Golden Ale with its typical flavour. Fresh grainy, hints of sweetness with a moderate bitterness. Nice but a bit sweetish grainy aftertaste.


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