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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - 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 (3742) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wyzzywyz22 (2102) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2008
Cask, Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield. This clicked very nicely. Wanted another straight away, which is always a good sign !! The elements of citrus and hops operate in unison extremely well to give an eminently glaggable golden ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2008
Cask in Bon Accord, im guessing this was in bad shape. Grassy and cellar note in aroma. Taste is similarly oxidised and rawly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Whelk (123) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2008
Cask handpull at the Rotherham Oakwood Beer Festival. Pours clear gold with a medium white head. Aroma is malt/tobacco and a little earthy. Flavors are fairly hop-dominated, so fairly bitter, earthy, fruity, grassy/vegetal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17282) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2007
cask Aberdeen Beer festival 07 ... bright yellow ... light hop ... very bright light anf fruity... with bitter hop linger.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15043) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2007
Cask gravity at Kent BF, Canterbury. Gold/copper with lasting white head. I rather like this, nice malt/hop balance, decent hop on end. Really enormously drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Kent Beer Festival. Golden brown colour. Hoppy tobacco nose. Bitter hop flavour with a dusty and dry finish. *yawns*

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2009 Cask conditioned - handpump - Malt Shovel Northampton. A golden coloured beer with a loose white head and some lacing. The aroma is malty and a bit biscuity. The taste is malty and nutty. There is some citricity, but also a tiny amount of diacetyl. Quite ordinary for Acorn, which is an excellent brewery.Score 3.3
Subsequent rating scored 3.1. Average becomes 3.2


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