This is a dinky 275ml bottle of Andwell's Gold Muddler and it's certainly gold by name and gold by nature. It's a deep golden blonde ale with a crisp, white and frothy head; it's a pretty lively one as it almost exploded out of the bottle.
It has a lovely hoppy, sweet and slightly citrus aroma; what I would refer to as a traditional beery smell. The notes in the aroma are replicated in the flavour resulting in a lovely hoppy ale with a subtle citrus bitter finish. It's a very traditional tasting beer and it actually reminded me of watered down Stones Bitter.
Very softly carbonated and a bit watery in body, it's a crisp, dry and refreshing blonde ale. The liveliness experienced on opening results in some excellent lacing as that robust head clings on to the side of the glass. At only 3.9% ABV, it's not a strongly flavoured ale but it's a very good thirst quencher that will appeal to many palates, especially those just starting their real ale journey.
Brewed by Andwell Brewery, Hampshire3.9% ABV
My Untappd score: 3.5/5