Black Sheep Brewery Golden Sheep (4.7%)

I quite like Back Sheep beers except for one thing.
I find that they smell a bit like manure, or silage, or both.
They always look good, this one being a lovely golden amber with just a trace of foamy head.
And the flavours are full and satisfying too.
A honey soaked biscuit base, caramelised sugar and bran flake robustness, and then a very nice flowery shrub green swell that turns crisp and cool and thirst quenching.
You get lemon juice tartness and a spoonful of marmalade, and there’s crushed all spice and a dash of chilli heat.
There’s also a lovely long finish that spicily pricks at your tongue.
Unfortunately I also get a nose full of farmyard smells which tends to spoil my enjoyment somewhat.

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.
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