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


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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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danlo (3145) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2017
Cask at Victoria Hotel, Robin Hood's Bay. Golden colour, creamy white foam head leaving lacing and aroma of malt, grain. Taste is sweetish, malty, biscuit, grainy with zesty citrus hop notes and earthy bitterness. Light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

yorkiebeermaster (7) - - SEP 21, 2017 does not count
Excellent beer should be prescribed One of the better Northern brews Highly recommended ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Erasmus_ro (3130) - 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.

Rasmus40 (21476) - 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

Ktwse (5261) - 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.

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.

FatPhil (16692) - 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.

Grumbo (3486) - 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.

SamVimes21 (511) - - 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.

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.

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