Tag Archives: Golden Ale

Hop Kettle Brewery

For some time now my good friend Mark, who lives a short trip away from Hop Kettle Brewery’s Tap has been telling me I should go and visit him and together we’ll sit and drink beer. He rates the brewery … Continue reading

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Yeastie Boys: Half A Dozen Reasons To Love You More

By now we’ve all drunk the Yeastie Boys UK beer that is being contract brewed at BrewDog, and most of us love it. But the beer that they have brewed back in their native New Zealand is a very different … Continue reading

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Bude Brewery Summerleaze (4.7%)

On taking my first swig of this Golden Ale from Bude I thought, “well, it’s alright for its style. It’s drinkable.” But by the third or fourth mouthful I started to find a rather unpleasant aftertaste building which had me … Continue reading

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Steam Box Brewery Wet Your Whistle (4.5%)

The bottle tells me that this is a “Zesty Golden Ale”. It’s definitely a Golden Ale, and not a bad one, but it’s not particularly zesty in the manner that lots of beer is these days. Pouring a rich gold, … Continue reading

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Cotleigh Brewery IPA (4%)

A decent beer this might be, but it’s far more akin to a well made Golden Ale than an IPA. Pouring a bright gold with a little tiny head, the smell is honey and straw and garden flowers. The malting … Continue reading

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