Tag Archives: Golden Ale

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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Hogsback Brewery Farnham White (4%)

The Farnham White Bine Hop had all but disappeared until Hogsback revived it, growing it in their own hop garden. It’s quite nice too, warm and peppery, gently bitter with hazel leaves, a hint of aniseed and some pithy dry … Continue reading

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Brodie’s Fabulous Beers: Canning Town

They’re not in Canning Town, but it made a good headline, OK? When my brothers in beer, Kal and Jaz at Cotteridge Wines, told me that Brodie’s had started canning their beer and that they’d snagged a load for the … Continue reading

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Monty’s Brewery Best Offa (4%)

The official beer of the Offa’s Dyke Path is a decent enough Golden Ale that pours a bright gold and smells of hay bales, bran and honey. And that’s pretty much where the flavours start and end. This is a … Continue reading

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