overall
33
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style
Brewed by Brains
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cardiff, Wales

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml (pastuerised) bottles.
NOTE: Only ratings for the bottled version should be entered here; the cask version has a separate listing.
SA Gold is a full-flavoured, hoppy and refreshing golden ale, brewed at the home of the famous Brains SA in Wales. Careful use of Target hops creates a satisfying bitterness, perfectly balanced by vibrant citrus aromas and complex hop flavours from late-hopping using Cascade and Styrian Goldings. A deliciously satisfying and refreshing pint!

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, toffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, acrid bitter, hoppy, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120623]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (43216) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
50 cl bottle. Pours clear amdngolden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and loght grassy,crisp hoppy and loght bitter. Citrusy and grassy too. Bitter and dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (36442) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2013
Bottled. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt, and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of fruits, malt, and straw.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (27263) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle at lfestival 2012. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with skunky notes. Fruity flavour of caramel and hops with skunky notes. Hoppy finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (26412) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Bottled (thanks laiti!). Golden colour with a mediumsized white head. Aroma is a bit grainy with some fruity and floral hoppyness as well. Flavour is quite bitter, floral and a bit grainy notes. Quite standard golden ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (25572) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty weak grainy citrus finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear yellow with a small white head. Fruity and lightly citrusy nose. Medium body, fruity and lightly sulphurous with a dry finish. Pleasant and easy going. 110512

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2010
31st October 2008. Pale gold beer, frothy white head. Sharpish and crisp palate. Mild hops and a little citrus. Watery. Semi dry minerally finish. Might of scored higher on a hot summer day.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20531) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear, amber-gold with a fading, white head. Sugary nose with doughy malts and some sharp, leafy hops. Pretty sweet flavor, grainy, some hints of alcohol, mild, basic bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Crisp, bready finish, faintly sticky leaf and straw bitters. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (19338) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012
DE. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light grainy and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 100512


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