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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   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 to give a light golden colour, subtle tropical fruit notes and a deliciously smooth finish.

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Towey1989 (3270) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at The Victoria Lounge, Hanley. A clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon, grapefruit, some orange and sugar. Taste is similar of fruity malt, lemon, grapefruit, some orange, caramel and some sugar. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, citrus hop bitterness in the finish. This is not a bad golden ale from Greene King. Citrusy and well balanced but maybe a little sweet.

2.7
stravale (3145) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - JUN 15, 2015
Cask @ King’s Head, Llandudno [080615]
Golden, clear, thin dense head, good lacing
Aroma of slight sweetness, almost nothing
Taste of light caramel, soft GK yeast, slightly estery, soft fruits, a tad sugary
Palate - Medium light body, rather sweet. Finish of sweet light caramel, light bitter
Overall - Not great, seemed a bit sugary, not much going on.

3.4
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 9, 2015
Cervesa amb bona aparènça, en boca destauen les maltes amb un lleuger toc a llúpol. Cerveza con buena apariencia, en boca destacan las maltas con un ligero toque a lúpulo.

2.5
BlackHaddock (7690) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
5th May 2015: cask half-pint in a Royal Oak, somewhere in London. Preferred the bottled version if my writing up of that is anything to go by. This was not in very good condition, not the breweries fault I suppose. Golden as the name suggests, white head. Boring blend with not much going on in the nose or flavour. Mild floral hop notes in the aroma and some light maltiness in the taste otherwise nothing.

3
TedE (1481) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2015
On tap at The Railway, Buxton. Crystal clear golden beer with solid white head. Bitter mouthfeel, easy drinking. Finish is slightly fruity hops. Nice to drink in the sun, like today.

3.6
Makaveli (34) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Cask / Lost Hour / Greenwich / £3.90. Pours a hazy golden colour with a good head that dissipates. Nice galaxy hop aroma. Refreshing with sweet tropical fruit flavours. Smooth & moreish. A surprisingly good beer

3.6
jbruner (5287) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Cask sampled at ACAT 2015. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber wroth bubbly white head. Aroma of bready biscuit malt over a hint of tropical fruit hoppiness. Taste is more hop forward than the nose, but nice balance still. Hop forward english golden ale, like it quite a lot.

3.3
chinchill (5318) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2015
From a cask at the 2015 Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting. Feel: light body with light carbonation. Clear amber with a decent head. Fruity hops with light baked bread. Good balance. Perhaps a bit more hoppy than usual for style but this works to its advantage.

3.6
GTAEgeek (2425) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Sample at ACAT. Nice gold color, with a small, off-white. Bubbly head. Bright aroma of roses, pine, caramel, and a little rye. Sweet and malty, with a not insignificant bitterness. Light body, creamy, and clean. Very nice, sessionable beer.

3.2
Cybercat (6153) - Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours slightly hazy golden with a thin eggshell head. Malty aroma is a bit sweet and has a hint of hops. Flavor is boldly malty, a little sweet, with some hops for balance. Texture is fairly firm with good fizz and a malty and hoppy finish. Cluck for one.


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