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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   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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2.7
gegwilson (3827) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 Cask in Turner’s Mill, Redcar. Golden with a white head. Faily sharp citrus flavour over a mild syrup base. A pretty generic golden ale.

3.2
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
BlackHaddock (7961) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Hand-pulled half-pint at The Stafford Cricket and Hockey Club on 28th June 2014. Clear, light golden pour with a full white crown. Mildly maltier aroma than hop notes. The taste is also leaning slightly towards light malts with a mini citrus hop presence towards the finish. Medium bodied and easy to drink.

3.3
Ruthiejenkins (3) - Aberdare, WALES - APR 20, 2014 does not count
Lovely aroma to this beer. Great depth of flavour and a value for money beer all round. Will buy again.

3.3
jj0076 (36) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2014
An easy drinking session beer. Not overly hoppy. Often on special offer in Morrisons!

2.9
Niall73 (2459) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2014
Cask at The Railway, Tulse Hill. Pours a clear gold with a creamy white head. Malty, doughy aroma, a hint of lemon. Medium body, mild carbonation. Cereal, white bread toast, a hint of marmalade, lemon with a mild bitterness. Not offensive, but pretty mediocre. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
mike_77 (7274) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2014
Clear pale blond appearance. This is a light and refreshing bitter with a touch of citrus. Not very flavoursome.

3.7
Tom303 (147) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Light golden colour with creamy head, sweet malt/fruit aroma with taste to follow. A fairly sweet beer overall but with some nice hop flavour and good body for a fairly light ale. Another ale that might appeal to lager fans. Delicious and easy drinking.

3.5
allmyvinyl (11189) - 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 (2840) - 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.


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