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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: 39   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
leaparsons (8916) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2005 Cask. Amber with a white head. Aromas are dry, fruity and spicy. Flavours are dry and hoppy with some citrus fruit. Some Autumn fruit. Solid rather than spectacular.

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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. Medium high fluffy white lasting head. Clear yellow golden body. Mild fruity honey aroma. Relatively bitter grass dominated with notes of grapefruit as well. High carbonation. Long finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2004 Orange/gold colour. Rather dumb on the nose. Very lemony flavours, but not much else to introduce additional interest. Sharp, but short, finish. Perfectly acceptable, but a bit one-dimensional. Cask (gravity), London Drinker beer festival.

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*

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7050) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6967) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
(Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 11 Apr 2014) Golden colour with foamy, white head. Fruity, malty nose with tropical fruit, grass and biscuity malt. Fruity, malty taste with notes of grass, tropical fruit, apricots, hints of grapefruit and a slightly resiny bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Refreshing and tasty. Quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (6779) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
Cask at the Larbert beer festival. Pours clear golden, nose is toffee, floral, lemon, taste is dry, toffee.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6644) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
Cask at the Larbert Beer Festival 2015. Pours with clear pale gold with a thick whire head. Aromas of light biscuit, floral hops. Taste is light sweet caramel. Sweet, thin finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5970) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Cask @ Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge. Golden with a smooth head. Medium bodied with a light session texture. Very drinkable without a stated flavour.


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