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

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1231) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Cask six chimneys wakefield. Golden yellow colour good white head and lacing. Aroma is great lemon citrus. Taste is.great citrus lemon hoppy bitterness with a smooth creamy biscuit finish and then more bitter hops. Medium body low carbonation. Another cracker from Acorn.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1623) - AUSTRIA - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Whitelocks Leeds 21/03/13. A yellow blonde coloured beer with a nice white head and lace. Really pleasant citrussy hoppping throughout this especially in the nose. Slightly biscuity in the mouth with the tasty hops. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1227) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle, yesterday, from Shelley Garden Centre, West Yorkshire. Crystal clear, pale straw colour. Thin, bright white head. Lemon. Lemon sherbet. Taste is dry. Light bitter. Fresh palate, with some creaminess. Nice quaffer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask at the Market Porter. Clean gold with a thin white head. Standard bitter golden stuff with a hint of wheat and a clean bitter finish with some late mineral notes. Straight down the line but very tasty and hugely drinkable. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7364) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1411) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2130) - 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)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2009
Cask handpull at Market Porter. Very pale gold, thin off white head. Decent golden ale, more hops than most beers in this style. Only a touch of soapy hop, mostly good sherbert. OK golden ale. I like Acorn. Decent spritzey condition.


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