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

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Limited Edition brewed for some M&B pubs.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5277) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Nov, 2012. Woodins Shades, Liverpool Street, London. Strongly hopped pale ale. Quite juicy with woody bits. Attractive brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2012
Cask @ The Swan, Hammersmith W6. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty dry hoppy flavor. has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2271) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 28, 2012
Cask @ Haymarket, Edinburgh 261012
Caramel amber, clear, fine bubbly thick head, good head retention
Aroma - soft zesty hops, citrus hops, soft pale malts
Taste - Fairly bitter zesty hops, some pine, some biter grapefruit hops, soft sweet pale caramel malt backbone, quite tasty
Palate - soft carb, medium body. Smooth and oily. Finish as main flavour with a more bitter layer cutting through in the linger
Overall - Decent beer and not over hoppy, good flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2933) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 25, 2012
On tap @ the Haymarket. Pours a dark golden with nice lace. The nose is mostly of flowers, The taste is of fresh stone fruit. Apricots and flowers. The palate is light to medium bodied with a similar weight in the texture through the middle section and a nice clean finish. Overall, a nice ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2012
cask at haymarket... copper ... creamy tan head ... soft dry zezty citrus hop nose ...dry bitter citrus hops ... light toffee malt ...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10650) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Chequers, Oxford. Gold with slight head. There was a harsh, bitter, tartness to this, acetic acid and apple notes to the fore. Difficult.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3088) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask by handpump at Drum Monkey, Glasgow - clear pale amber, bubbly off-white head, good temperature, slight fruity hop aroma, mild citrus, hint of grassy, smooth, nice clean finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (1983) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2012 Cask in The Dog & Duck, Soho. Colour is clear amber, medium head which is gone quickly. Nose is grainy malt, bit of spice, some floral and lemon. Taste is grainy malt, lemon, bit of prickly hop, but it’s more of a golden ale/pale ale than an IPA.


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