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

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A beautifully balanced pale ale with a clean crisp finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16927) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
Cask handpull at County Hotel Spoons Ashford. Another week another rate. clear pale gold colour lasting head. Its hoppy some wheat ale nods. Yes an archetypal blond. Some sting on finish. Some peachyness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1762) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Cask at the Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 21st November 2012. Pale gold with dissipating white head and initial lacing. Rich fruitiness in aroma and liquid, with grassy hop and citric tang on tonghe. Grapefruit and peach with touch of salt form a tangy finish. Light mouthfeel. Delicious.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8260) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2012
Light textured, light tasting golden ale, not too much blonde character but fine enough.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (22515) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty earthy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3982) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2015 Cask at the Prince of Wales. Golden with a thin head and floral and lemon aromas. Sweetish malt body with hints of grape, honey and citrus. Dry and bitter finish (3.2). Re-rate at the Magpie, fresh and lovely.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. A blonde ale with a thick white head. Aroma of barley and yeast. Flavours of caramel, barley and grassy hops. Little dry finish. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (12910) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Market Porter, Borough, London. Gold with white head. This was a fresh, crisp, quite clean hoppy beer, maybe a little lagery, lemony perhaps, but certainly very decent on a warm summer evening stood out the front of the Market Porter. Lovely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2011
Waters Green Tavern, Macclesfield. Clear yellow gold with pretty much white head. Fruity, floral hops, grapefruit, lemons, not my thing at all. Not a bad beer, just find this a little boring. Come on Brian, for once get something slightly interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (20694) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2010
cask at cloisterrs ... golden amber ... soft dry lemon hop ... soft fruit ... light lemon hop ... juicy light dry better than the bottle of this i had last night

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Wootton WMC. A clear gold coloured beer with a white head and lacing. The aroma is fruity and floral with lemony notes. Citrus flavours in the mouth. Nice hops. Clean and drinkable without being outstanding. Score 3.4
Subsequent rating scored 3.1. Average becomes 3.3


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