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

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

Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 02-18-2002

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Photo of der_meister
3.29/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SayBoom
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ogonoku
4.41/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Interesting bottle. Really nice aftertaste.

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Photo of mick_cooper
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A bit dull and bitter. .drinkable but not impressive

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Photo of Azpittil57
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

A: Copper coloured body. Strong white head.
S: An almost resinous malty smell. Almost the same as the Organic Ale only slightly less hoppy.
T: Boring. Again, very similar to the Organic Ale. Very plain malt character with a nice soft hopiness, but it's way TOO soft. A hint of lemon and white bread in the finish, and maybe bread pudding.
O: Boring. I've had plenty of 3% ABV beers with twice as much flavour as this.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of RyanByorick
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Florya
2.8/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of killcore
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Pens1967
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of VitorDamasceno
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of admh1972
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of briandaube
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Kitsune
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Malt_Man
2.96/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Served cold from 500ml green bottle into a straight pint glass.

A) Firstly, very cool Victorian medicine-type bottle. Secondly, it's green, so not that cool. Poors a golden colour, virtually no head despite sloshing out of the unusually shaped bottle.

S) Honey-like esters. Not promising.

T) First taste is mildly estery bland. Second taste is a short-lived fairly pleasant nutty flavour. Third and most distinctive taste is an unpleasant bitterness at the back of the throat.

M) Moderately carbonated and quite astringent. Unpleasant bitterness lingers for a quite a long time, as it does from their St Peter's Bitter.

O) Buy it to support the small brewery and make your own mind up. The bottle is cool. I won't buy it again.

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Photo of sephyrott
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of cbiskit
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of henryclay_
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Matvei
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Nyskizy
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
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.

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St. Peter's Golden Ale from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 243 ratings