Moor Somerland Gold

Formerly brewed at Moor
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available in 660ml bottles at 5.5%.
Somerland Gold is another regular medal winner. If you like your beers golden, hoppy and refreshing then this is for you, but be careful - it goes down quickly for 5%. Pale and Wheat malts are jostling for your attention with Challenger and Northern Brewer hops. At this strength our English yeast leaves hints of honey.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (25203) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2013
Draft @ Hamnmstaren, Malm. Pours a hazy golden color white head. Had a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy grassy. Flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7793) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
660 ml bottle.
Pours a clear golden colour with an orange hue and a white head. Aroma of honey, butter and grassy hops. Some weak cooked vegetable -like notes as well. Flavour of grassy bitterness, floral notes, honey, biscuity malts and mandarin orange. Light bodied, a bit thin mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes lingering bitter and a bit sweet. Not my kind of a golden ale with such malt and hop profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BierFiend (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Pours golden yellow with a small white head. Smell fruit, vanilla, and yeast. Tastes of light fruit and vanilla on the front end with a nice bitter on the back end. Lightly carbonated and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 9, 2013
Slight haze in the golden pour, very pale. Lots of activity in the glass. Lasting white head, foamy. Looks good. Not much aroma, some malt and vanilla pods. Flavour is dry malt up front, followed by sweet malt backed by some moderate English hops. Nicely balanced in the finish. Not worth the money.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (12006) - Troms, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
Cask ale by handpump at the Port Street Beer House, half, shared with Finn. Muddy golden body, bubbly surface. Fresh fruity aroma with oranges up front. Resinous hops to the taste buds, hints of fresh apricots as well as mid-sweet malts. Half dry bitter ending. Quite alright with a thirst quenching touch (Manchester, 27.01.2013).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (8095) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a medium bubbly white head. The aroma is fruity hoppy with notes of citrus and pineapple. Flavor is citrusy and malty with a bitter fruity finish. Nice session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1604) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2013
Pours cloudy orange, head is there at the start but does not last. Wheat & bready malts, a hint of caramel with orangey citrus and floral hops, long bitter finish. Well crafted beer but nothing unusual.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Nose is very much Belgian style golden ale. Pours a hazy, summery gold. Flavour has more of that Belgian quality - spice, honey, vinous fruit. Finish is rich and bitter and long. Very. Nice indeed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (8662) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2013
Bottle at Christianssand Brygghus. Pours light hazy golden with a big white creamy head. Aroma of weak grainy malts, a whiff of citrus. Taste is light sweet malty, moderate bitter hops towards the end, nothing to remember here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (14039) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2013
Bottled, 660ml from West Country Ales, Cheddar, Somerset. Hazy gold with white head. This was quite a sharp, flowery beer from the start, quite crisp, but not as deep in flavour as I imagined I would get for the ABV. Biscuity, malty base, some sweetness. The bottle is a bit big for the beer really as it doesnt maintain interest, still reasonable though.

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