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


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2567) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 6, 2012
Cask @ Rutland Arms, Sheffield 011112
Golden straw, clear, thin white head
Aroma of soft citrus, touch of lemon zest
Taste of pale soft cereal malts, grain, dry fruity bitter zesty hops
Palate - soft carb, light body, little oily. Finish - rather dry cereal malts, bitter cereal linger, over bitter not in a good way

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1778) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Clear light thin yellow with a thin white flat head. Smells of malt, fruity grapefruit/ citrus hops, lime. Smooth light creamy body. Tastes of grapefruit with a tart pine citus finish. Medium sweetness. Drinkable and very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3158) - 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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (5327) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1767) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1669) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2136) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11962) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7882) - NUNEATON, TOP, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18524) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2010
cask ... yellow ... thin white head ... fruity hop ... dry bitter hop ... big hop ... big bitter ... quite 1 dimentional.

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