overall
46
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style
Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A light malt base; Maris Otter, CaraPils and wheat malt allows the bright, fresh and zesty hop aromas to shine - underpinned by herbal and floral notes.
(A non Sorachi Ace version of Acer due to no hops available!)

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6433) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2017
September 14, 2015 at Tap East - handpull cask. Slightly hazy brassy pale gold with a smallish white frothy head. Golden ale aroma (grassy etc) but less sweet than many seem to be, some sharp C-hop bittering notes; taste follows, quite simple, very little alcohol, emerging fruity malt and a hint of fresh cereal grain. Airy, light a bit chewy and astringent, quite quick-finishing and crisp - well made and easy to drink. BTW I quite liked Tap East.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (6250) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2016
On cask at the Stockbridge Tap. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Oily looking. Nose - a bit elusive. Some orange. Taste - oranges and general grassiness. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4324) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
[email protected] arms, Walsall. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of citrus and light hop. Taste is citrus, pale malts and some biscuit. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2783) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2016
Gbbf 2016. Pours a clear gold colour with a firm white head, aroma is all citrus fruit especially grapefruit, the taste is medium bitterness with a crisp bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (6324) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2016
Cask at the Waterloo Tap. Straw coloured with a thin white head; fresh floral aroma with some glassy hops; crisp and dry in the mouth, a good thirst quencher; with fresh green hops, and a trace of white pepper to finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sir__v (2545) - FRANCE - AUG 31, 2016
On cask @ Barley Mow, Bristol - UK. Color: clear blond beer with no carbonation and no foam. Smell: caramel malt, lime hint, grassy notes. Taste: light body with caramel malt small citrus hint. High attenuation, watery. Aftertaste: water sensation, small caramel and lime hint.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (8705) - ITALY - AUG 14, 2016
cask oro filo velata agrume citrica fresca resinosa buona beva buon amaro finale

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (3592) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Cask in the Grain Barge, Bristol. Blond with an off white head. No aroma. The taste is very wishy washy with a little citrus. Pretty poor.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (4133) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2016
Aroma: grain malts, light citrus fruits, orange and grapefruit. Appearance: clear gold, small, creamy, frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: some bread malts, light sweet, fruity, citrus. Overall: OK Golden Ale, nothing too spectacular though. Pint at Euston Tap, Euston.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (2335) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Leek. A clear deep golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of lemon, some grass, a hint of grapefruit and herbal, floral hops. Taste of lemon and grassy hops up front and then pale malts, straw and herbal, floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, soft, herbal, floral hop bitterness in the finish. An easy drinking golden ale with soft malty flavours and fresh hops. I like it.


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