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


on tap

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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HonestGriff (64) - Birkenhead, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2016
Wow great beer, smells like sweet Amber goldeness! Really nice honey tones, will have stock up on some of these :)

KeefOz (1838) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 18, 2016
Poured a crystal clear golden amber with a one-finger bright white foamy head that retained OK and laced OK. Carbonation moderate and fine to medium. Aroma of malt with a hint of spice and lacking in tropicals. Taste of pale malt, spice and grain with a tarty bitterness and again no real tropical flavours. Light body. Smooth and crisp while cold with a short lived slight bitterness on the finish.

Beerowl80 (385) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle. Pours amber. Aroma of grass, cereal and a bit of toffee. Taste is biscuity with some light bitterness. Pretty dull.

lux_edwards (301) - - FEB 21, 2016
50 cl bottle. Aroma of citrus and cereals. taste is bitter. Palate is dry. Overall good beer.

MarcinG (874) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Butelka 500 ml. Zloty kolor z biala srednia piana . Aromat cytrusow ciastek i ziol. W smaku podobnie. Cytrusowo goryczkowy finisz . Nic specjalnego

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tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle. From Morrison’s. I really don’t get much Galaxy in here at all. A tad pineapple but not much. Mainly ruined by too much crystal, light-struck and torrified wheat. A dull session golden ale. Not exciting.

HerrBierkoenig (1455) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 25, 2016
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: JUN 2016 Pours crystal clear golden liquid, big frothy white head, Aroma: light intensity, floral, mango, vinous, Taste: light to medium sweet, light bitter, light to medium sour, light fruity and floral, mango, lemon peel, light citric acid, Palate: light body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel, abrupt citric aftertaste, Overall: did not really enjoyed.

jjsint (3110) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. Golden, well-carbonated, with small white head. Pleasant floral and grassy aroma. Taste has some bitterness with a honeyed sweet undertone and a note of stale bread. Heavy carbonated mouthfeel. Ok, but nothing too special.

hawthorne00 (3953) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2016
Gold with a white head. Aroma Herbal citrus, grainy, some honey, biscuit. Galaxy? Tastes a bit tired: boiled lemon drops, biscuity malt that can’t hide behind the reasonable bitterness. Eh, after a while maybe it does hide it a bit.

vanvenlo (1885) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle(2-Jan-2016)Floral herbal aroma.Clear amber,low head&suds lace.Herbal floral fruit flavour.Bitter herbal floral finish&malt herbal aftertaste.

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