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Brewed by Acorn
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Barnsley, England

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
This award winning golden beer has good bitterness levels, with a fresh citrus and hop aroma. A hoppy flavour throughout with a well hopped clean, dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4402) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2010
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Straw with a loose, soapy looking, white head; citrus aroma; crisp citrus flavour with a solid grainy body; sharp bitter finish with touches of grapefruit and spice. AN excellent Golden Ale.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Cross Keys (JDW), St. Albans. Gold with a white head. Slightly watery malt but salvaged by a really fresh english hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Inn on the Green, Bristol 7/05/10. Golden coloured with a decent white head. Sweet, malty aroma with some summer fruits. Flavour was similar with some butterscotch and apricot, leading to a dryish finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10019) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2009
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. Sweetish light fruity beer, malty, biscuity with a light grainyflavour. Minimal hops, but reasonable enough.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield.
Pours clear golden with a small, creamy, white head. Aroma is grainy, light fruity, some brewing cereal. Prickly, lively carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is peppery, some sweet malts. A little dull, but well-balanced and drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (4572) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2009
RBESG Sheffield, day 2, Hillsborough Hotel. Cask. Clear golden, white head. Aroma of fruits and vegetables. Flavour is sweet, fruity, light bitter, bit of grain in the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16456) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2009
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2008. Pours aclear golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty slightly hoppy citrus aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy caramel flavor with some hints of citrus. Has a sweetish fruity malty hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090122]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2009
Decent blonde pint, white head with good fruity/spiced hops, and a mild bitter finish. Not much else in there. Drinkable though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - AUG 29, 2008
Good in taste and shape. It was good in head and nice golden semi clouded features. Had it ahd GBBF 2008.


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