Dismiss Notice
Get 12 monthly issues of BeerAdvocate magazine and save $5 when you select "auto-renew."

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join our email list →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.

Amarillo Gold - Saltaire Brewery Limited

Not Rated.
Amarillo Gold
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.85
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saltaire Brewery Limited
United Kingdom (England) | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale | 4.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 04-11-2014

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (18) | Events
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 4
Reviews by jazzyjeff13:
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Sept 2014. Acquired a little while back from the York Beer & Wine shop. Described on the label as a clear wheat beer with intense citrus hops. Brewed with 77% wheat malt and 23% pale malt.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear golden-amber hue with good carbonation. Yields a large head of white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a patchy surface layer. Slight lacing. Aroma of fruity hops with hints of white grape, melon, citrus, gooseberry, mild grass, grain, subtle wheat and ale yeast. Rather nice.

Tastes of intensely fruity hops with a spicy bitter finish. Notes of grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, white grape, gooseberry, grass/hay, mild wheat, a hint of grain, ale yeast and stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a crisp, dry bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with good carbonation and decent body. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops, citrus and yeast.

Pretty good - lots of fruitiness. Looks alright, while the aroma and flavour are brimming with citrus and white fruit. The malt and wheat take a definite back seat but provide a degree of balance. Body is OK. A very modern wheat beer - shame the malt isn't a bit more up front. Goes down nicely though; great if you love hops. Worth a punt if you come across it.

 1,350 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of innominat
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of hdtrice
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djura
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got it from UK.
A - Light pale with one finger foam. Very clear, real ale.
S - Amarillo in the back with strong honey and elder aroma. Beautiful.
T/M - Bitter finish. Drinkable, a bit watery from wheat malt. Low carbonation.

O - Nice and smooth to drink.

 255 characters

Amarillo Gold from Saltaire Brewery Limited
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.