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Acorn Blonde (Bottle)

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


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Bottled, Filtered;
A beautifully balanced pale ale with a clean crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6356) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Small white head. Slightly hazy yellow body with carbonation. Fruity eau de cologne aroma with spicy notes. Dry-sweet resiny wooden taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish resiny papery aftertaste with spicy fruity wooden notes. Nice, vivid, drinkable. (0.5l bottle, from Clarke’s, Whitby.)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MTLawrence (10) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
Pale, but golden colour; pours with a light head with large bubbles that dissipate quickly. Don’t be fooled by this: it has not got the consistency of dishwater - it has an effervescence which is refreshing and light. Taste is clean and well defined, but not unusual for this type of ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2425) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2012
Clear yellow with white frosty foam head, lacing to glass. Aroma is bit weak, but taste is great. Nice bitter hoppy taste pale. Also aftertaste is good bitter, although not lasting long, crispy. (Velp 201210)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4244) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour with small to average, collapsing, macropore, white head. Fruity and grainy aroma, a bitter note. Taste is slightly sweet malty, a bit fruity and grainy, with increasing bitter hop notes leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (9876) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2012
from Mondial de la Bière 2011, Strasbourg - very slightly hazy blond beer with no head retention; light hoppiness leaving notes of yellow fruits, tea and honey; quite thin-bodied, moderate carbonation; the finish is gently fruity with notes of tea and toffee

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36563) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, toffee notes, light hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20111211]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10551) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2011
A blonde ale with a thin white head. In aroma, light mineral malt, rather non-descript. In mouth, nice crisp malt with light German hops, fruity esters, medium bodied. Bottle at Mondiale 2011, June 11 2011.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15388) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2010
bottle at home .... nice crisp golden yellow amber ... big white head ... soft light fruit nose ... bitter ... lager fruit hop ... long bitter linger.... oh no.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5565) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2010
500ml Bottle - Golden with moderate carbonation. Slightly hoppy aroma with notes of honey, tea and pineapple. Nicely balanced tasted with notes of passion fruit, tea and honey.

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