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St. Peter's Golden Ale - St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

St. Peter's Golden AleSt. Peter's Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

195 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 195
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%


Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 02-18-2002)
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-25-2013 20:09:57 | More by HowlingTurkey
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Nyskizy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-10-2014 22:00:13 | More by Nyskizy
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 500ml green glass bottle with a BB of March 2014, so it's just out of date. Acquired some time back from a supermarket. The label describes it as a golden ale brewed using traditional malt and hop varieties.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A deep golden-amber hue with faint haze and good carbonation. Yields a small head of white foam that lasts for a few minutes before reducing to a patchy surface layer. Aroma of grainy malt with hints of biscuits, mild caramel, ale yeast, hay, subtle earthiness and faint stewed leaves. Slightly sweet. Balanced but unexciting.

Tastes of grainy malt with a dry finish. Notes of biscuits, mild caramel, grass/hay, ale yeast, stewed hops and faint earthiness. Well-attenuated, followed by a restrained, leafy bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with pleasant carbonation and good body. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter stewed leaves and grainy malt.

Not bad - a well-judged ale that hits the right notes. Looks good, while the aroma and flavour showcase biscuity malt and delicate, grassy hops. Decent body. A good example of a traditional ale; goes down nicely. Worth sampling if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 22:59:00 | More by jazzyjeff13
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SnifterLifter

New York

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-30-2014 13:00:10 | More by SnifterLifter
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 3/14/14. Comes in a pretty heavy green 'flask' bottle that is '1 pint .09 Fl.ounces'. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a english pint glass.

Pours a orange/amber in color with a thin white head. Some spotty lacing is seen but settles back down the glass. The aroma is at first a mild' skunky' (as is COMMON for some reason with brews in green bottles) and is of malts with a hint of floral hops. The taste is MUCH better than the aroma with some buttery malts coming through. Lower carbonation which fit this one to a tee. Actually easy to drink as I wasn't sure.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 22:35:57 | More by BeerWithMike
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javlin624

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-18-2014 00:34:50 | More by javlin624
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BierJager89

California

3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Translucent golden with a white head.

S: If you can get past the skunkiness, which is possible, you get sweet malt in the nose.

T: Nice solid maltiness, with light hoppiness fairly typical of the english style golden ale. Not bad, but not amazing.

M: Medium bodied and smooth.

O: The skunkiness could be dealt with better, by putting it in darker bottles, and it could be a more interesting beer, but it's tasty, and worth a try. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 01:31:41 | More by BierJager89
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Noelito76

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

01-25-2014 16:24:13 | More by Noelito76
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SimonTHGolfer

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

12-30-2013 14:59:13 | More by SimonTHGolfer
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DirkNachbar

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

12-01-2013 20:58:49 | More by DirkNachbar
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-22-2013 00:29:15 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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RyanRiddell

Tennessee

3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm working my way through the St. Peters bottles available at my local watering hole.

I enjoyed this one. Slightly cloudy and lightly carbonated.

The smell isn't exactly my forte. Strong, malt, floral. Considering this is a characteristic of this type of brew, I was expecting as much and land in the middle as far as scent is concerned.

The taste was biting, bitter, and crisp. Grain, hop, skunk. Not very complex, in my mind its a straight forward concoction.

I think the mouthfeel is my savior for me. Goes down easily, while still having a unique viscosity and texture.

Not amazing, not terrible. I would like to try a fresher bottle or on-tap, then speak my opinion again.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 22:24:32 | More by RyanRiddell
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vinicole

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-25-2013 19:25:00 | More by vinicole
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RDW

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-02-2013 19:20:19 | More by RDW
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-28-2013 17:10:35 | More by OgreSanchez
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-13-2013 19:16:23 | More by mrfrancis
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-13-2013 07:34:03 | More by hansavijaticar
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-16-2013 14:32:45 | More by TheBeeraholic
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.31/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

St. Peter’s Golden Ale has a thin, white head, some vertical lacing, and a very hazy, orange-golden appearance with lots of streaming bubbles (etched glass) and numerous, mid-sized brown chunks suspended throughout. The aroma is of an old, moldy cellar, sweet, overripe fruit, such as apple or pear, and some dank barley. Taste is of all that, with some white bread crust and only the slightest background bitterness. There is also an overriding sugar sweetness here. Mouthfeel is medium, with the well water being felt in the mouth as well. St. Peters Golden Ale finishes semi-dry, oddly sweet, and decently drinkable. Even though I’m betting this is a very old bottle, I will still rate it as very fine. It’s interesting, for sure, but I would like to have it fresh, one day.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 13:49:49 | More by RonaldTheriot
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beercatbrew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-14-2013 02:39:51 | More by beercatbrew
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.21/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a perfect pint.

3.25 A: Clear medium yellow color. One finger o frothy off-white head. Retention is a touch below average and a short ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Mineral is the foremost aroma in this. Grainy maltiness follows, then herbal and earthy hops, then a touch of butter, and finally, some breadiness.

3.0 T: Moderate bitterness sticks out immediately. Mineral and grainy malts next. Herbal and earthy hops. Minor amounts of butter and breadiness. There's also a bit of corn in there, which throws off the taste a bit. Not quite clean flavor, but good enough.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy with a heavier chewiness.

3.25 D: It's decent, but I vastly prefer the English Ale over this.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 01:10:23 | More by DavoleBomb
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scotti314

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

06-01-2013 17:18:00 | More by scotti314
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Oldkentman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.4%

05-13-2013 22:53:19 | More by Oldkentman
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-01-2013 19:30:46 | More by MammothTarantula
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scantonio

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

04-04-2013 21:08:15 | More by scantonio
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St. Peter's Golden Ale from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
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