overall
30
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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3.5
allmyvinyl (10613) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2015 Cask on a visit back to Preston. Could hardly seem to move for the stuff! Pale gold, good white head. Light floral/grassy hops, light caramel. Nice balance on the taste, good finish. Not bad.

3.6
s_hartshorne (2784) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask the george ossett. Clear light amber colour. Good frothy white head and lacing. Slight citrus sweet malt nose. Simlsr taste. Great body and smooth feel very good.

3.5
Stuartyboy (1668) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2013
On cask at Albert and the lion jdw Blackpool a clear golden ale with some citrus fruit flavours some malt sweetness slightly zesty decent drinkable beer

2.9
Pizd (435) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
(Cask): Clear gold with a small white head. Slightly weak aroma of grass, malt and citrus. Flavour is sweet fruits, grassy notes and a malt background. Fairly average but drinkable.

3
TimE (5808) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2013
Golden color. Frothy white head, fairly indistinguishable from any other English bitter but decent enough.

3.1
Vladivostok (485) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Slight aroma of newly mown grass allied to a flavour of freshly baked bread. Gently hopped and slightly sweet with a short-medium finish. Refreshing.

2.8
RichTheVillan (7835) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; light amber pour with soapy white head, sweet malt aroma, taste is grassy sweeet malts a hint of bittterness and fruit.

2.9
Imaena (2319) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 7, 2013
Draught. This is another classic bitter that I was not terribly fond of. Too malty a sweet for my taste.

3.1
SudsMcDuff (8428) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2013
CasK @ Thomas Frost, Merseyside .. . hay and dried grass with a soft hoppiness, some light perfume too .. . light carbonation .. . touch sweet .. . a half pint was enough .. . . All women are beautiful. Well, except for the ugly ones.

2.2
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Light gold, hazy, tight creamy white head; no aroma; weak, flowery hop taste; thin; light, dry bitterness; mediocre at best, quite possibly ruined by Poole Quay Wetherspoons inability to serve it in proper condition.


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