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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bury St. Edmunds, England

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled;
Old Golden Hen captures a celestial ray of sunshine in the form of a rare and very special Tasmanian hop called Galaxy. The result is a triumph for its sheer powers of refreshment. Malty sweetness, a hint of tropical fruit and a clean finish: out of this world.

Aroma: Tropical notes of grapefruit & mango.
Taste: Tropical fruits & malt sweetness with a crisp finish.

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3.2
Svarun (150) - - MAY 31, 2017
Clear golden, average sized white head. Pleasant ropical fruits and citrus in aroma. Nice hoppy taste with medium carbonation and bitterness. I actually like this one.

3.2
teddybeer (3782) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 31, 2017
Dark golden color, white head with good retention. Aroma with hoppy notes and light straw. Taste with some earthy notes, light to medium bitterness. Bitterness with dry notes in the final.

2.5
kovica (285) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 30, 2017
0,5 l. Bottle. Golden color with white head. Malt aroma. Herbal and bitter taste.

2.8
Marko (5711) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 30, 2017
Thanks Hrabren & Anja! Poured a nice clear darker golden body with a white head, small but relatively lasting, quite carbonated. Cereal aroma, with vague fruity hoppy touches. Mild, watery, soft taste, vague fruity touches from Galaxy on a dull grainy malty body, ending limp, flat and boring. A waste of good hops. Just trace herbal bitterness in the finish. No, actually, a waste of good hops and malts. Potentially water too. Unsure about yeast. This barely functions due to the ingredients themselves, but it’s shoddy, lifeless and soulless. Hoppy golden ale brought back to life as a zombie.

3
nephirem (540) - CROATIA - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle, 0.5l. Clear golden pour with one finger white head, relatively short lasting. Subtle but pleasant on the nose. Slightly hoppy and herbal with a peppery touch. Thin to medium body. A bit heavy on the carbonation, very prickly. Otherwise, regular texture. Pretty dry mouthfeel, moderately bitter taste. Notes of pine and citrus, earthy hops. A bit grassy. Malty caramel in the background. Somewhat strange aftertaste, reminds me of tobacco. A bit ashy. Lots of herbal notes. Finish is medium lasting and quite dry. Overall, not bad. Would prefer stronger hop character, but otherwise it’s good.

2.7
matzou (188) - SPAIN - MAY 30, 2017
Ok beer. No presence of the Galaxy hop just very faint. A tad too sweet to be enjoyed

3
PilsnerDoctor32 (263) - madrid, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2017
Botella 0,5l Color dorado oscuro, espuma alta pero irregular con burbujas de diferentes tamaños, media resistente. Aroma- malta, cereales,frutas.Sabor- dulzor de malta pero no es fuerte, cereales, frutas.Se queda dulzor y muy fino amargor en postgusto. Para 4,1 % esta bastante bien!

3.2
beerstar88 (587) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2017
Goldene Farbe, mittlere stabile Schaumkrone. Fruchtig frischer Trunk. Grapefruit. Gut rezent. Es läuft ganz gut, mildes Bier.

4
McSherman (683) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2017
Das Old Golden Hen wird seinem Namen gerecht und zeigt sich goldgelb, klar mit feiner weißen Schaumkrone. Der Geruch ist fruchtig, malzig. Geschmack malzig, (sahne-)karamellig und durch den Galaxy-Hopfen leicht fruchtig, ohne sonderlich bitter zu sein. Ein sehr süffiges und ausgewogenes Ale.

3
Gary (1999) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2017 Can. Spicy grassy nose,pale malts. Golden and low boost looking. Flavours of caramel. boiled sweets.spice.grass.dusty yeast. Easy to drink


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