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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34777) - 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]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 9, 2005
[Cask at GBBF 2004] An orange beer with a small white head. The aroma is quite hoppy which matches the very grassy and hoppy flavor leading to dry end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2010
Cask@The Market Porter, London. Golden colour with small white head. Aroma is citrus fruits, some caramel malts as well as mild herbal an nectary notes. Flavour is quite much the same in a pleasant balance.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16584) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - 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 (13599) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11158) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10938) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Cask at The Black Friar, London. Pours orangey gold with a white head. Light floral/fruit aromas. Flavor same. Bitter develops moderately with time.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10141) - 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
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2009 1. Cask Stillage at the Student Union, Sheffield 29/04/2006 Fruity aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and earthy with some sour fruit flavour. Bitter lasting finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Acorn Brewery Tap, Wombwell 15/03/2008 White head. Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured smooth on the palate floral and hoppy with a little dryness in a creamy and very bitter finish.


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