Thwaites Thoroughbred Gold (Pasteurised)

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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Bitter
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
Changed name from Thoroughbred to Thoroughbred Gold in 2007
"Brewed in celebration of Thwaites’ award-winning Shire Horses. A winning Thoroughbred is the result of breeding the best stallion to the best mare, with the proof of superiority and excellence being established on the race track. Thoroughbred Gold also has the same winning combination derived from the best Maris Otter and Pearl Malts with a blend of Fuggles and Goldings hops to give a well-balanced beer that stays the course right to the finish. " ABV was 4%; changed to 3.7%

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2.9
imdownthepub (14546) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Bottled, 500ml from Morrisons in Banbury, Oxon. Pale gold with white head. There is a boiled vegetable note to this, sharp cereal notes, thinnish palate. Wasn’t over keen on this.

2.6
john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2017
Bottle. Golden in colour. Malty; sweet malts, caramel, vanilla. Fruity; light sweet citrus lemon. Hoppy; floral and grassy hops. Sweet malty fruity and quite dry throughout with light hops. Easy drinking but pretty uninspiring. (2010-09)

3
nybol (2199) - DENMARK - JUN 4, 2016
Godt humlet, let sødlig, med en anelse smag af frugt. Ikke det helt vilde, men en rigtig god øl, lige til at nyde.

1.7
Beese (2733) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle from an unknown supermarket. Poured a clear, very pale gold with a halo of white head. Virtually no aroma; some corn and floral hop. Flavours are equally lacking; some mild hop bitterness. Palate was unpleasant metallic notes and some boiled sweets.

3
planky84 (3259) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle from Morrisons, Sidcup. Gold pour with a white head. Warm bread and citrus aroma. Bitter malt and light citrus flavour. Bitter finish.

2.3
McNeillR (2315) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2012
A real baseless brew here. No depth in body, nose or head. An oily mouthfeel for the low ABV, a sloopy hop initial taste with a fairly defensive finish. Clinical towards the end once palate had adjusted, but a real no marker of a beer. Not befitting the horsies it’s named after. (Bottle, Morrisons)

3
mr_h (5476) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2012
500ml bottle from Morrison’s Ayr - clear pale golden ale, bubbly white head, grassy hop aroma, high carbonation, grassy flavour with a hint of citrus, dry finish

3
JohnRMurdoch (4863) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle courtesy of mr_h. Dry creamy resin biscuit vanilla aroma. Golden amber colour, big foamy head. Dry cereal resin flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Average bitter.

2.9
ManVsBeer (10446) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2012
Nice blend of both malts and hops which creates a pleasant soapy bitterness.

2.9
jmgreenuk (9444) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 13, 2012
500ml bottle from Morrissons. Lovely amber pour. Very clear. Rocky head and no lace. Lovely inviting aroma that promises so much, but this beer fails to deliver true quality. Lacks any kind of distinctive flavour. Poor palate and no real aftertaste. It's refreshing, but this beer lacks that something special that would make me want to buy a second bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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