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


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RATINGS: 232   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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fonefan (49369) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, grain, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090730]

yespr (45464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
50 cL bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours clear orange with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and vague cornish. Sweet caramelish and light grassy hops flavoured. Bitter and dry finish - towards light spiced.

Ungstrup (37625) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
Bottled. A dark golden beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt, metal, straw, and a bit of caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, metal, elderflowers, and a bit of malt, leading to a dry metallic finish. The body is light. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2009
[email protected] Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is grain some melted rubber, and mild strange cardboardy and earthy notes. Flavour is grains, malts, some rubber and cardboard.

omhper (25138) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2012
Bottled at tasting at TEJA. Clear pale golden. Grassy notes with some sweat and overripe fruits . Medium bodied with clean, rounded mouthfeel . Some cooked vegetables. Mid bitter finish.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of oh6gdx. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Fruity nose with a slight citrusy twist. Medium body with sweet malts and quite some fruit. Discrete touches of sulphur and metal. Discreet bitterness. 230310

Leighton (21258) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2011
Bottle at home in London with Lyoli. Pours clear, rich gold with a small, white head. Sweet dough aroma. Medium sweet flavor, some toasty dough, light grain, light fruits, very mild bitterness. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet, malty finish, subtle citrus fruits, dough, light grains. Very easy-drinking beer. I like it.

Rasmus40 (20712) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from supermarket, London. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Thin. 261013

Koelschtrinker (20403) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2011
Wenig bitterer Antrunk, die Hopfigkeit steht mild aber erfrtischend im Vordergrund. Dies wandelt sich aber im Mitteltel, in dem die Bitterkeit stärker wird, aber in angenehmem Rahmen bleibt. Die Hopfigkeit dümpelt dagegen nun auf milderen Niveau im Hintergrund, sie reicht aber noch, um einen passenden Hintergrundton zu geben. Spritziges, etwas getreidiges und semiges Finish. Stimmig! 9/9/9/9/7/9

Theydon_Bois (19513) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle, thanks to Mr C, on the train from Inverness to Hereford 21/10/13. Clear light golden with a moderately sized white head. Nose is toasted malt, faint orange, straw, light caramel strains. Taste follows, nothing more to add. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry grass lead bitterness at home time. Innoffensive, boring, forgettable.

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