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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%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (15041) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11375) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1660) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (1778) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4906) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - 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]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (5803) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
Has a mild pale aroma, and is pale golden in colour. Small head. Mild tropical fruitiness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (591) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. A clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is quite sweet of grain, citrusy lemon and apricot plus some hop spiciness. Taste of apricot, lemon, some grain and biscuit earthiness. Light bodied and soft carbonation, little sweetness. A dry, earthy bitterness in the finish. Quite a pleasant, golden ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (17258) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2010
cask ... yellow ... thin white head ... fruity hop ... dry bitter hop ... big hop ... big bitter ... quite 1 dimentional.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
NWAF 24 Jan 13. Gyldengul. Veldig lavt skum. God sitrusaroma. Smaken er grapefrukt med hint av fersken. Gjennomgående syrlig. Blir litt tørr etter hvert.


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