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


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular.
A pale beer, made with fabulous Nelson Sauvin hops. Aromas of elderflower and grapes. Strong citrus flavours, especially grapefruit. Long lasting bitter finish. Very refreshing and packed full of flavour.

Gazza's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, - FEB 7, 2008
Gravity at Wellington, Brum. A massive smack of elderflower and gooseberry right off, just like a New Zealand S Blanc! Dry, malty, very bittr with mounds of those delicious gooseberry hops and some astringency, this is a rather extreme beer for the UK and a welcome return to form by Abbeydale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
redders1974 (745) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Decent loooking soft citrus taste somwhat soapy sherbert lemon decent head on cask at the healy rochdale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (3756) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
Cask. Old Crown, Handsworth, Sheffield. Clear, bright straw colour. Foamy, sticky, lasting, white head. Gooseberry, leafy hop. Get the Nelson. Bready malts. Taste is mild bitter. Clean palate. Finishes gentle bitter. Desserts Available. Please Ask For Details.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2723) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 18, 2015
Cask @ Closed Shop, Sheffield [110615]
Straw colour, clear, dense white head
Aroma of soft fruits, light sweet caramel, a bit buttery
Taste of light caramel, light grassy hop, getting a touch of butter again
Palate - Medium light body, bit oily, soft sweet, bitter hops. Finish of light grassy bitter hops, more zest in the finish, some dry hop, sweet light caramel,
Overall - Not all that great, maybe iffy condition

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (963) - - OCT 25, 2014
Pint from harrisons, Sheffield. Golden ale with perfect bright white shiny head. Aroma is hoppy and sharp, grapefruit and hay dominate. Taste is bitter and dry, refreshing. Nice subtle carbonation giving a silky medium body. Lovely beer, a triumph.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (527) - - MAY 16, 2014
Draft. Pale amber, no real head. Nice fruity aroma. Flavours of tropical fruit, straw, very little malt. Slightly watery, could do with a bit more body, but enjoyable nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (1062) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2014
Blonde pour with a small head, floral aroma. Light malty taste, some sourness. Slightly underwhelming

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5983) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Cask at The Devonshire Cat; clear golden yellow pour with a foamy white head, grapefruit aroma, taste had grapefruit and citrus, decent hoppy golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1857) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
On cask at Three Stags Heads, Wardlow Mires - Golden body with frothy white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with floral notes, grass and citrus. Fruity, hoppy taste with citrus, pineapple and grassy hops. Rather light body, with a pleasant sweetness. Quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (15855) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13. Pale golden blonde with a thin off white covering. Nose is bitter orange, mineral tones, hop presence. Taste comprises orange pith, grass, mineral bite, light spice, citrus fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry grassy finish with subtle hop bitterness. Decent drop, at the top end of the Golden Blond spectrum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (7809) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Cask @ Crown Inn, Hebden Bridge. Light golden with a very small head, slightly thin looking. Has a good fruity hopped aroma and a similar flavour but with a drier texture to it.

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