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Brewed by Abbeydale
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Sheffield, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Pure Maris Otter Pale Ale malt, and English Goldings hops produce this fine single varietal golden coloured beer, giving a rich mellow sweetish taste tempered with citric overtones and a subtle bitterness in the finish...Gold Medal winner in strong ale class at Peterboro' CAMRA beer Festival 1998.


3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vladivostok (432) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
This is a gentle pale beer with the slightest of malty aromas and a taste nowhere near its comparatively high alcohol content. Hopping is gentle and the finish length is just medium. All that said however, there is something about this beer that just says ’qualty’; completely indefinable but it’s there nonetheless. If it wasn’t so strong, I’m sure I could drink it till the cows come home, well at least until they were at the bottom of the street...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ManVsBeer (8494) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2014
Cask @ Shoulder of Mutton, Hebden Bridge. Slightly hazed yellow coloured ale with a small creamy head. It’s full of tropical fruit character, more so in taste than aroma with a mild bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2013
On cask at Dead Poets Inn, Holbrook. Pours golden with fast diminishing head. Slight astringency, light fruits mango etc. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2860) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Cask at the 2013 Grape and Grain Spring Beer Festival, Crystal Palace. Light amber pour with a white head. Baked apple and pear aroma. Sweet fruit flavour. Fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2013
Draught handpull at Hawne Tavern,Halesowen.Pours golden yellow with medium sized white head.Light nose of citrus and yeast.Citrus in the taste and some bitterness.Easy drinking session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21095) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2012
cask at cloisters ... golden yellow ... small white head ...soft zezty lemon ... sweet fruit ... sweet oily lemon and a hop im not fond off ..

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2012
Cask at Cloisters. Slightly hazy orange pour, thin persistent white head. Slight orange peel, soft musty honey, lightest peppery citrus hop nose. Slight bread sweetness, just a light, slightly suspicious yeasty flavour followed by a soft peppery bittersweet linger. Not too bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1944) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
On Cask in Litton, Derbyshire - a decent looking pull, took time to clear, but golden with a lasting head. Slight citric note to this, a mellow taste of limes (?) and tropical citrus fruits, with an aroma to match. Good feel to it, and nice aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
pours amber with a white head. aroma of biscuits, caramel, and some citrus. taste is sweet and biscuity, very smooth, with a bitter finish. nice session drink, but nothing exceptional.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (2280) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Cask, Crucible Corner, Sheffield. Pale hazy gold citrus and pepper aroma. Balanced bittersweet flavour, more citrus and a creamy finish.


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