Brewed by Allendale
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hexham, England


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A top quality blonde beer made using only Marris Otter pale malt to give a light and refreshing clean taste. Moderately hopped with Challenger and delicate New Zealand Hallertau hops. This is the perfect easy drinking beer for hot summer days!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4466) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour with small to average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy aroma, hoppy overtones with a fruity touch of pale berries. Taste is grainy and minimally strawy, minimally chalky, cautious fruity hints of pale berries; dry, strawy and chalky finish, light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 1, 2013
Cask @ Diggers, Edinburgh [210813]
Light yellow, clear, dense white head
Aroma - Soft sweet fruits, slight spicy hop, some citrus lemon hops
Taste - Some floral hops, some soft cereals, light fruits, easy going, refreshing
Palate - Light body, little oily, touch soapy mouthfeel, soft bitter sweet palate. Finish - some soft cereals, slightly aromatic and floral hops, good finish.
Overall - More interesting than the standard golden ale, very refreshing, easy session ale, top notch condition

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2013
cask at Dagda. light fruit, bitter Challenger hops, biscuit flavours, I donít love it, donít hate it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14508) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Cask gravity at Kent BF 2013. Hazy gold lasting white head. Soapy hoppy beer. Itís ok some interesting hop flavour. Some kind of antipodean hop I guess. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15945) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2013
Cask at malt n hops ...golden yellow. .. Small white head .. soft fruits .. mellow toffee nose ... soft toffee fruits ... so so

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1642) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Cask conditioned at the Ralph Fitz Ranfal (jdw), Richmond.Dense white Yorkshire sparkler head. Golden body. Hoppy with lemon, citrus and doughy notes, grass, bubblegum, washing up liquid, a little spice, white sherbet. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4148) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle.Golden with a clear medium body.Slightly hoppy with some bitterness.Pleasant but nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 13, 2012
On cask at Travellerís Rest in Slaley. Clean aroma, creamy off-white head, clear golden color. Refreshing, smooth malty mouthfeel, evident hoppiness with biscuity back notes. Solid middle of the road summer ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (5108) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
On cask: A crisp and malty ale with a lager type flavour. Very easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8576) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2011
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Golden with a thin head. Aromas are biscuit and toffee with hints of apple and pear. Mellow lemon with yeast. Flavours are sweet caramel and biscuit with light citrus and melon. Dry and lightly nutty on the finish. Not bad.

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