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

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask; Regular.
Very pale session bitter, well hopped with Challenger and Savinjski Hops.
Note: Previously made with Norhdown and Cascade hops but it is not known when the change took place.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2544) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2012
Light golden yellow with thin white foam head. Aroma is sweet caramel. Taste is nice bitter, although also some sweet. Short aftertaste, dry and bitter. (Barnsley 201208)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4468) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average to huge, macropore to frothy, white head. Sweet fruity and grainy aroma with hints of strawberry and mandarin. Very soft palate. Taste is minimally sweet malty and grainy, with increasing notes of husk and hay. Earthy bitter hop notes in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1537) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
19/3/12 - Wetherspoons in Woodseats, Sheffield. Ordinary number with an unremarkable body or taste. Far from offensive, but swift to move on to others.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1539) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2012 Cask at Craft Beer C, London on 29th February 2012. Gold with thin dying head. Very grassy, fruity aroma then liquid is grassy hopped with subtle savouries. Grassiness in aftertaste which lingers on a light, dryish mouthfeel and light body. *** RE-RATING** Cask at Craft Beer Clarkenwell on 24th November 2012. Clear amber with thin white head and pattern lacing. Zesty orange and earthiness in aroma. Orange peel and grass in mouth. Sharpish, tangy finish, failrly smooth mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (1368) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2012
On cask at the congress, longton. Pours pale gold with white head. Lemon, smooth, well hopped. Pleasant refreshing golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10989) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. Easy drinking, light, bright golden ale, sweetish hop note with some apricot fruitiness, light body. Simple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7379) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2010
Cask handpull, The New Barrack Tavern, Sheffield- A Beer For Every Year crawl. Greenish pale gold, thick creamy top. Leafy hop and nettles aroma with a puff of sulphur. Fresh lemon zesty hop with lingering creamy cashew. Nothing fancy- classic pale citrusy sessions, in tip top nick.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15949) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2010
cask ... yellow ... thin white head ... fruity hop ... dry bitter hop ... big hop ... big bitter ... quite 1 dimentional.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8011) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2009
Cask handpump at The Hop Pole, Aylesbury, Bucks, 24-11-09 Pours gold with a white head, stunning clarity. Aroma is lightly malty, crisp and with a gentle sweetness in the mouth. Simple well crafted beer. A6 A5 F7 P4 Ov13 3.5

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ The Sheffield Waterworks Company, Cambridge House, Devonshire Green, 2–12 Division Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England S1 4GF.
Clear light to medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, lime. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090419]


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