overall
29
40
style
Brewed by Banks’s (Marston’s)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wolverhampton, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular
Originally brewed by Thwaites, the brand was contract brewed at Marston’s Wolverhampton plant (Banks’s) from 2013, then bought completly by Marston in March 2015. The brand continues to be sold under the Thwaites name and logo.
Brewed as one of the celebratory beers for Thwaites bi-centenary. Named after Alfred Wainwright, the renowned Lakeland author who was born in Blackburn in 1907.
A refreshing straw-coloured beer with soft fruit flavours and a hint of sweetness from the fine malt.

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2.6
Erasmus_ro (3076) - Alabama, USA - JUL 31, 2017
Cask @ Botanist on the Green, Kew, London, 23/07/17. Aroma is caramel, flowers. Taste is mild, fruity, caramel, slight flower.

2.7
Rasmus40 (21345) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2017
Cask @ Hogshead, Wolverhampton. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light grainy and light fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 280717

2.9
Ktwse (5043) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2017
Pours clear golden with low white head. Aroma of citrus, light malt. Taste is mild fruity with a light bitter finish. Light and creamy body with soft carbonation.

3.6
lilywhite67 (4) - - APR 13, 2017 does not count
Lovely light refreshing golden ale, perfect for summer sessions or to quench the thirst after coming down from a long day in AW’s hills. Hints of citrus and clean to the palate.

3.2
FatPhil (16401) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 24, 2017
Draught (Mitre, Cambridge)
Lovely milky black tea aroma. Sweet fruity malty taste. Palate as smooth as suade. Lovely fruity esters in the mouth, black tea there too. Such a simple bitter, but an absolute classic one.

3.1
Grumbo (3182) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2017
Cask at Bower’s Tap, Leeds. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lychee, gooseberry, light hop. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation.

2.9
SamVimes21 (488) - - JAN 15, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2017 Cask @ green man Midwich,Staff?s amber with a white head with roasted malts,some sweet fruits to taste leaving a malty,bitter aftertaste it?s a ok bitter.

3.3
Antzrhere (181) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
As far as session English golden ales go on tap this is a well crafted ale - no big flavours here but a clean, fresh balanced malty ale with plenty of body. I detected a slight corny taste but i feel it blended in nicely. Dont compare this to the bottle, they’re leagues apart.

2.7
kdd230 (79) - Carshalton, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Cask in The Hesketh Arms, Southport, England. A light straw-coloured beer with an off white head. Aroma of sweet fruit and roasted malt. Smooth, fruity taste with low bitterness. O.K. for a Golden Ale. Light but not too interesting.

2.9
tommann (3801) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2016
Cask at the Longlands, Stourbridge. Pours gold with a large head. Aroma is eggy straw. Taste is mostly straw with a touch of egg and lemon.


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