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


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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
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.
"Exquisitely Lovely Golden Ale"
Brewed to celebrate the Lake District’s most beloved author, Alfred Wainwright. A full and golden coloured ale with delicate fruit flavours and subtle sweetness.

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ThirstyBird (2925) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Pours a clear golden yellow with an off-white had. The smell is cereal, mild citrus. The taste is citrus, toasted malt, crisp dry ending. Light in body with tight carbonation.

Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2015
500ml Bottle from Aldi, Chapel, Derbyshire. Pours light golden with white head that very quickly diminishes to nothing (I’ve had this beer from cask too and the head is far thicker and long-lasting). Aroma is slightly sweet, citrus, some pine. Taste opens fruits yet bitter with a long, refreshingly dry finish on a smooth palate. Good but better from cask.

MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle, 4.1%. Good grassy and refreshing hop aroma. Clear and shiny light golden colour. OK stable white head. The flavour is quite malty for the style. Has a good grassy hop note like the aroma. Chalky finish. Full-bodied for the style and the ABV.

Bamsen78 (5400) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear light golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of malt and hops, with some estery notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour with bready and estery touches. Rough and bready aftertaste. Drinkable, well-balanced, but nothing really impressive.

jamaty (2141) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Dorada clara no mucha espuma. Desaparece pronto. Aroma escaso, ñigeramente citrico. Lupulada en boca, frutal. Seca, bastante seca. Tono extraño que no acaba de convencer, pero no esta mal.

Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: House (Bristol). Mild with a slightly bitter bite.

redders1974 (1461) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Very easy drinking beer nothing to dislike but little to excite. Bottle from tesco

Beese (2733) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Poured a clear, mid golden colour, with a thin white head and visible force carbonation. Aroma of mineral, light floral hops and sweet fruit. Brown sugar in the flavour, with malt and dried fruit. Finish was cream soda, peal and copper.

gustavofnd (220) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCT 26, 2014
Boa cerveja, mas não tem nada demais. A leffe blond é mais saborosa. Veio na assinatura mensal da Onbeer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Cimbasso (891) - - OCT 17, 2014
Golden colour with lightly foaming white head. Slightly grassy aroma. The taste has a deep malt flavour and a good hoppiness with grassy and floral notes. Lacks the mouth-filling maltiness and long finish of some golden ales, but is highly drinkable. Nice label featuring Scafell Pike. If this means nothing to you, you don’t know about Alfred Wainwright!

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