Brecon Blonde Beacons

Brewed by Brecon
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Brecon, Wales


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
A lagered ale, brewed with Marris Otter malt, a dash of malted oats and handfuls of peachy Australian Ella hops.

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johndoughty (5566) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle. Exploded out of the bottle upon opening. Not a good start.Hazy yellow and slightly spicy.More like a wheat beer than a blond, and not a very good one at that.

The_Osprey (9343) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
August 2016 - Cask handpull at GBBF 2016 as ’Brecon Blonde Beacons’. Clear yellow, still, foamy white head. Aroma is rubbery, condoms, sugary, bread crusts, musty. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is rubbery, soft malt sugars, light citrus. OK golden ale. (3.0)

teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - SEP 9, 2016
clean golden small white head. aroma is quite grassy straw farty with grass and starch. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, meh

Scopey (15853) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. It pours clear very pale gold with a small white head. The aroma is fairly tame.... bread and butter, toasted grain, sweet stone fruits. The taste is crisp, clean, straw, dull spice, white bread, lemon & ginger tea, stone fruits and peppery with a dry-bitter finish. Light + body and soft carbonation. An easy drinking light golden ale.

mR_fr0g (13656) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Cask at GBBF day 3 11/08/2016. A pale yellow golden coloured pour with a fading white head. Aroma is a semi sweet, slightly grassy hop, hedgerow,. Flavour is composed of light grains, grassy spicy y hop, Palate is grainy, moderate carbonation ok. Pretty dull.

rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
Sample at GBBF 2016, Tuesday. Hazy pale yellow color, almost no head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, hay, slightly earthy. Fruity hop flavor, grapes, citrus, hay, floral notes. Nice hops.

Theydon_Bois (20850) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2016
Cask at GBBF’16, day one, 09/08/16.
Pale yellow topped with moderate off white spotting.
Nose is mellow citric rinds, straw, pale malts, bread.
Taste comprises tangerine, straw, pale malts, bread dough, grass, melon.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with a light bitter finale.
Decent enough blonde.

cgarvieuk (26077) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2016
9 cask at the GBBF 2016... Golden yellow.. Thin white lacing.. Dry lemon fruit nose.. Dry zezty lemon.. Light sulphur

ekstedt (6991) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Clear golden, white head. Bready malt, some floral hops, some sulphur. Light to medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.

Benzai (16751) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF day 1. Clear pale yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, lightly a touch of hops, a slight hint of yellow citrus fruits, very softly bitter. Low to average body and carbonation. Meh.

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