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Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Sheffield, England

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Originally a September 2006 special. Also available bottle conditioned.
A pleasant refreshing golden ale brewed with a blend of pale malts with a hint of crystal malt and roasted barley. The hops are selected from of the best of British fuggles and goldings supplemented with hops from the other side of the Atlantic. The sweet aroma is of incense and elderberry with hints of caramel spicyness for an unforgettable pint.

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bartlebier (4084) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2017
500ml enjoyed with mixed takeout curries, Sheffield April 2017. - Thinly spread stone fruit jam on a rather diluted malt biscuit: watery pockets and some generic fruit sugars mar the broth before a decent lemony hop twang kicks in towards the finish. Fine with curries though.

3.3
jmgreenuk (9729) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 28, 2017
Cask at the Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is malt, light woody resin hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a smooth, malty, yeast, light fruit, hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
sdmmb (1954) - BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2016
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought from Asda in Wakefield. Enjoyable golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
Grumbo (3474) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Cask at the Golden Eagle, Marylebone, London. Pours golden brown with an off white head. Aroma of light malt, caramel, light fruit. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Light/medium body, rather thin texture. A bit disappointing.

1.2
nilsas (4306) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2016
Lukt: Kloakk og brakkvann.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Lite skum.
Smak: Syrlig brakkvann.
Hvor: 27 th Ealing Beer Festival.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected],5%, Nå[email protected]
Kommentar: Jeg håper dette var en dårlig batch, dette var ille.

2.9
Towey1989 (3044) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Cask at The Earl Grey Inn, Leek. A clear pale amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, biscuit, subtle melon and slight floral hops. Taste of caramel, biscuit, subtle spiciness and floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, biscuity, floral hop bitterness in the finish. Not much complexity in the aroma and flavour. To me, a bland, malty bitter with a floral hop bitterness.

3.1
RobBestwick (942) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2015
500ml bottle. Caramel and bitter aroma. Pours golden with a small head. Caramel with bitter citrus notes. Medium bodied. Medium bitter finish.

2.5
Garrold (5433) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2015
Bottle. Asda. Clear gold. Film of white. Sweet malts. Some fruit. Taste is mostly sweet. Turns light bitter. Greasy palate. These bottled Kelham Island beers are rank.

2.7
dchad56 (519) - - SEP 4, 2015
Bottle - light amber, poured with thick white head and heavy carbonation. Faint caramel / light toffee aroma. Slight ting on tongue and in mouth. Sweet hoppy tasting - ok though nothing special.

3.5
Stuu666 (14205) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper, nose is floral, orange, taste is juicy fruit, sweet toffee.


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