Brewed by Elgoods
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wisbech, England


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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular. Originally brewed at 4.6%. Has been available in bottle.
Golden Newt is a pale session bitter 4.1%. The beer has a prominent hop character; a blend of Fuggles, Goldings and Cascade has been used in the recipe to bring the delicate hop flavours & aroma to the fore. The use of Cascade gives a pleasing citrus aroma. Finest pale Maris Otter malt has been blended with Wheat malt and Rye Crystal to provide a full flavoured beer. The lavish use of late hop dominates the malt flavour and results in a satisfying pint.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjs (7046) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
(Cask at Captain Corvus, 20160903) The beer poured golden and almost clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness, earth and butter. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, earth, grass, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A poor pale ale. Bad cask?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (6474) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
Cask at Captain Corvus, Espoo. Colour is cloudy golden with small bubbly white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, floral, citrus, some spices, hops and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Reindeer. Golden. This has a nice balanced malty base with a gentle citrus hoppiness. Light to medium with a soft feel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (9737) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask @ Jacks House, Tod. Amber with thick creamy head and a malt aroma and a light citric orange flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2832) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Burnaby Arms, Bedford. Mid to dark gold. Aroma is malty with hints of citrus fruit hop, like a proper lager. Taste is... wow. Bittersweet, flavourful and rich from start to finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (18703) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Cask at the Seven Stars, Rugby, 06/03/13. Clear pale golden with a decent sized white cap. Nose is pale malts, grass, light citrus - pretty thin. Taste comprises pale malt, lemon, citrus, light summer fruit, vegetal notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, some bitterness in the finish. Look and feel drags this one up a few notches - very average, not one to revisit for me!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (884) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
Cask at The Cross Keys, Nottingham. Amber brown headless ale with gravy hops aroma and a tangy, bitter grassy hops taste. Reminiscent of Harvest Pale. Decent session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (5306) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2011
A rarity for myself. Iin fact the first time i have rated a beer in both cask and bottle form.Tried in the isle of Man during a lovely holiday in July 2011.Amber and slightly cloudy.Hoppy with a gentle bitterness.Pleasant and slightly above average but not a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1912) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2011
Cask at the Pembury Tavern, London on 17th June 2011. Amber with very little head and no lacing. Fruity aroma and liquid; berries and citric hop on tongue. Citric grapefruit finish on a surprisingly zingy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1567) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2011
On draught. Golden orange with a short lived head. Tastes smooth, with a hint of bitterness and slightly sharp finish, a bit woody. Very light fruity aroma. Quite reasonable and could have it again.

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