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Brewed by Purple Moose (Y Bragdy Mws Piws)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Porthmadog, Wales

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A delightfully refreshing pale ale brewed with Pale and Crystal malts combined with a delicate combination of Pioneer, Styrian Goldings and Lubelski hops. First brewed for the Welsh Highland Railway’s ’Rail Ale Festival’ in May 2006 with a slightly different recipe. Now available all year.

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2.9
rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2011
500 ml bottle. From Wales. Courtesy of Brandman.
Slightly cloudy colour with tiny off-white head. Floral (mild fruitiness) mild bitter hops and green apple in aroma. Floral hops, mild bitterness and later mild metal in dry flavour. Thin. Mild linguering bitterness in aftertaste.

3.2
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2011
Clear golden colour with a thin white head. Honey citrus aroma. Smooth texture with a citrus hop flavour making for a bitter finish,

3.2
superflyguy (439) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
a crackind session beer. poured a hazy wheat yellow with a fine head that lingered. smells of light citrus and crsip grass. very refreshing with a good hop character. bottle from the brewery.

3.2
wheresthepath (2321) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2011
[Cask at Y Branwen, Harlech] Golden amber with a large white head. Served rather cold, but as it warmed it revealed flavours of fruit, lemon and biscuit. A good mouthfeel, and decent flavour for a low ABV session ale, but felt it would have been improved if served without a sparkler.

2.8
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
On cask (handpump) at Great British Beer Festival, day 3 on 6 August 2009. The latest in a seemingly endless procession of golden ales at this festival. Nothing particular in this one to distinguish it from the opposition. Clean, with a twist of lemony citrus. Not a lot else going on. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Middle-of-the-road. Should probably try it again without the distraction of so many similar beers.

3.2
Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 6, 2010
@ Bow. Golden with nice lace. Aroma of grassy hops. The palate is soft and the flavors are balanced with nice hop, slight hydrogen peroxide oddly and nice lingering hoppy finish.

3.1
Oakes (17274) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 17, 2010
Brassy colour. The aroma mixes toast and caramel. Mild, toasty character with slight juiciness in the finish but otherwise pretty boring.

3.3
Bullit (4582) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 10, 2010
Cask @ 11th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma is citrus, hoppy and light malted. Flavour is light malts, hoppy, fruity and citrus. Slightly sweet and sour finish.

3.1
joe19612 (2900) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Cask at GBBF 2010. Pours a pale golden colour with a thin head. The aroma is all citrus and fruity hops, the taste is all citrus with a dry finish.

3
JorisPPattyn (9929) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2010
Very pale ale with no head. Bit grainy nose, duck-weed, and impression of a slight sourishness. Bit peppery flavour, grainy and sweet notes, as from pale malts. Light body, bit watery, spritzy. Not really special.


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