Brewed by Burton Bridge
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Occasional.
This smooth and balanced golden beer is brewed with Maris Otter malt, Northdown hops for bitterness and late-hopped with Cascade hops to give a citrus aroma.
Hops used: Cascade, Northdown

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2673) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Handpull cask at the Burton Bridge Inn, Burton-on-Trent. Light gold, clear with the tiniest white head. Medium to heavy lacing. Light orange/grapefruit aroma. Sweet fruity taste which then reveals a tenacious bitterness on the back of the tongue. Barley and lemon juice in the aftertaste. Thin body but thats to be expected considering the ABV and style. Good when drunk at source but I suspect it doesnt travel all that well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (2214) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear pale golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon, pale malts and some grassy, floral hops. Taste of pale malts, lemon, some straw and grassy, floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, grassy, floral hop bitterness in the finish. Not a bad golden ale, decent hoppy notes. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (8511) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 21, 2015
Cask at the Wellington, Birmingham. Poured a clear light amber with a frothy broken white head. The aroma is light citrus hop, light malt. The flavour is light bitter with a light grass hop bitter palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Rather light all round really but quite a decent session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (966) - Gods Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Gravity Cask Pour at Stratford Alehouse 02/03/15. Poured a Golden beer with thin bubbly white head. Hoppy notes, Cereal, Straw and a biscuit feel. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theydon_Bois (18189) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Cask at the Seven Stars, Rugby, 04/06/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is laced with diacetyl, floral tones, butterscotch AD. Taste follows, a little less of the butterballs but still well evident, pale malt, straw, hint of citric fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. If Id wanted a pint of Lurpak Id have ordered a pint of Lurpak. Twiggy nonsense!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1972) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
On cask at Burton Bridge Inn - Golden body with a thin white head which soon goes. Aroma is caramel malt, floral and grassy with a sulphurous-ness in the back. Taste is the same with out the match smell, very drinkable however, but my least favourite of the three I had at the brewery tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4276) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Cask@Burton bridge inn, Burton. Golden ale with large head and some lacing. Aroma of citrus and pale malts. Taste is pale malts, citrus, bready and some hops. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (8063) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2013
Cask handpull, The George and Dragon, Stoke Golding, 15/10/13. Slight but aromatic lime, green herb nose. Pale and lacy gold. Pretty neutral slightly lagery flavour with lime again, woodland notes, finishing corn-like creaminess.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JUL 21, 2013
Very much a summer session ale. Thin texture. Quite sharp and tarty in flavour some citrus and tiniest bit of resin. Small amount of bitterness underneath.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (7386) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013

Appearance: Clear golden color with a nice white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Malty, light citric hoppy and fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Malty, mild citric hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Ok handpull ale.
Personal stats: On tap @ source.

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