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Brewed by Glastonbury
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Somerton, England

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Light and golden coloured best bitter with a robust malt character. Strong bitterness provided by Challenger hops gives way to a light floral aftertaste, thanks to the addition of American Mount Hood hops. Full of flavour and decptively drinkable.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, wheat malt and caramalt. Challenger and Mount Hood hops

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3.7
Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
cask @ City Arms, Wells. Dark gold. Lovely lacy head. Flowers--chrysanthemum aroma. Smooth. Soft velvety mouthfeel is lovely. Not huge in the flavor department but has a nice body and is very balanced. Nothing special, just nice.

3.6
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2007
Sweet cereal nose with some honey and a hint of citrus/grapefruit from the hops. Pours pale amber with a firm, fluffy head and good lace. The flavour continues this malt/hop balance with a lot of bitterness chasing a lot of sweetness in waves - some banana, some citrus; some cloves, some figs. The mouthfeel is buttery and the finish is strong and long. The hops eventually win out, and the ultimate impression is of a damn fine southern England ale.

3.6
fiulijn (21022) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2008
Bottle conditioned at Cockney Pub, Århus
Hazy blond color. Very nice yet delicate hop aroma, flowery and a bit grassy. Dry mouthfeel, some malt aroma, strong hopping, with a grassy and citrusy footprint. Very bitter final, dry too and lightly astringent. Good surprise!

3.6
johndoughty (5521) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2008
Bottle. A bit lively upon opening but not enough to put you off. Slightly cloudy with a gentle bitterness. Some malts surface after a time as does a trace of citrus. Interesting and pleasant.

3.6
wiadran (194) - POLAND - FEB 13, 2016
aroma sweet, little hoppy, some wood, fresh cut wood-like. nice gold colour, very good white top, long lasting, with decent lacing. taste fresh, fruity sweet, grassy hops, little bit of wood, decent bitterness. pretty well done classic ale.

3.5
ladnewton (2016) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Cask at CBI, London on 20th February 2013. Slightly hazy gold with thin whitish film and lacing bands. Yeasty and citric liqiuid with mild spices, almost like a wheatbeer or saison. Quite fruity and hoppy finish with sweet malts. Zingy mouthfeel and medium body.

3.5
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle; amber-gold, hazy; thin intermittent wisps instead of a head; pleasant citrus nose; flavour is tasty malts (some sweetness, some toast, some bread, some toffee) backed by some earthy citrus hops; well-balanced; buttery, without being cloying; moderate bitterness; dry finish; this was unexpectedly good (I’d swiped a bottle from Tesco during a brief gap in my internet-ordered stash).

3.4
Svesse (8731) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2006
(Cask at GBBF, London, 3 Aug) Colour is golden yellow with a small foamy head. Nose is fruity and nutty with notes of peaches and a floral hop aroma with notes of hay and wild camomile. Taste is fruity, slightly nutty, with notes of peaches. Initially sweet, turnes drier in a slightly soapy, grassy, bitter finish. Pleasant and refreshing.

3.4
rosenbergh (11753) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 5, 2009
UPDATED: APR 6, 2009 500 ml bottle. Cardiff, Wales. Deep golden colour medium head. Fruity (grapefruit), hoppy and toffee aroma. Sweet fruity flavour with hops and bitterness. Great ale.

3.4
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
[email protected] Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild wooden and earthyness. Flavour is fruity, floral, grassy and nicely wooden and herbal.


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