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

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crafted by the Master Brewer of "Old Speckled Hen" this light golden beer delivers both flavour and refreshment. Brewed using the finest pale malts and the rare galaxy hop.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (1257) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Quite refreshing pours golden with dissipating head decent mix of sweet and bitter tastes of buttertscoth well carbonated if a little bland.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftyBeerTour (153) - Barcelon, SPAIN - APR 8, 2015
50cl bottle. Aroma distinctly reminiscent of lemonade, with some butteriness. Pours brite, bubbles rise nonchalently through a golden boy, white foam atop, dissipates to a think skim, laces lazily. Light. Gentle bitterness - nettley, grassy, but nicely subdued in both senses. My evaluation somewhat overpowered by food - barely picked out a malt backbone.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (3328) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 9, 2015
From the clear bottle 1 pint 9 oz. bottle. An attractive golden pour with a modest, short-lived white head. My bottle was probably skunked so the aromas I get are tainted but I am picking up that Scottish Highland mineral water, pale malts, maybe a touch of orange, and vague grassy hops. The body is smooth and a bit better than light. The taste has a golden malt character with a clean hop finish. Typical for the style but not anything that stands above it all. Still decent enough.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (1052) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Pure golden clear colour with a decent carbonated white head. Notes of bread dough, malts and light sweet fruit. Sweet finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wozap (862) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Gładkie. Delikatne cytrusy w aromacie. Nienajniższa goryczka, niskie wysycenie i doskonała pijalnosc.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wixie (549) - BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Clear liquid, strange colour. Small head. Aroma of citrus. Light body, no carbonation. Taste is sour, sweet and bitter and very weak.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
commonmac (1177) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2015
UPDATED: APR 25, 2015 Bottle in a sampler pack as a Christmas gift from Surdyks. This does not smell pleasant. I cant tell if that?s purposeful since most English beer is pretty skunky. It?s got a very pale, piss golden color to it. Minimal head. Unfortunately, the taste is pretty much exactly same as the aroma. Borderline awful. Lots of pilsner elements and a bitter grain overarching presence. Like a frat party keg beer if there was frat party keg beer in England. Bitter and not satisfying whatsoever. Avoid.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Connor66 (75) - - JAN 22, 2015
Nice golden colour, soft citrus flavour with a Nicely blended hoppy taste. Lovely and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Pale golden pour with a thin white head. The nose is softly spicy and refreshing. A little bit of citrus and some nice clean malt. A touch of spicy hoppiness and a little bit of lingering fruit. A pretty simple, refreshing brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (1102) - NORWAY - DEC 25, 2014
Klar lys brun farge med tynt hvitt skum. Lukter malt og mye sitron. Lettdrikkelig ale med sitrussmak. Syrlig ogs som avslutning.


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