Brewed by Arkells
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Swindon, England


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
A golden pint for what promises to be a golden summer ahead.
Arkellís new summer ale has a delicate ABV of 4.0% with an amber look, gentle floral hoppy aroma and a sweet, malty, hoppy taste.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, - NOV 18, 2012
Cask at Barnton Cricket Cub Beer Festival 18/11/2012 Pale beer, ok tasting but bit stale, would like to try it on a fresh barrell

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Sjohnh (395) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 Didnít like this. Golden yellow colour a la Boddingtons. Watery mouthfeel, unpleasant tartness in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8172) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Cask handpump at The Bell Inn, Purton, nr Cricklade, Wiltshire. Friday 4th July 2014 Pours mid gold hazy, touch of burton snatch on nose. Itís as I expected, served suprisingly quite cold, but not suffering for it. Fruity with a light bitterness throughout its tangy, fine. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4209) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle. My first for a long time from this brewery. Golden and clear. Slightly sweet with a small head. Pleasant but nothing really distinctive about it. Pretty average.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gethinbeer (2274) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
Smootg golden pour. Creamy white heas and clinging lace. Bready flavour. Smooth texture. Little thin overall but an easy session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Poured a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops and soft malt. Medium body, flavour of orange and caramel malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1095) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2013
Tasted 20/4/2013 draught "Ye Old Red Lion", Chieveley, Berkshire. Poured a clear golden amber with a thin white bubble head that laced OK. Aroma slightly of malt with a hint of caramel.Tasted subtly of sweet caramel malt with a slight hops bitterness. Light body. A smooth, soft, light ale with a very slight bitter finish. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5018) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Cask at Ye Olde Red Lion, Chieveley. Golden amber with a loose white head; crisp floral aroma; biscuity malt taste; with some decent hops to finish. Very summery and refreshing, even on a wet day in December.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (3457) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2012
Cask by handpump at Kayís Bar, Edinburgh - clear golden, creamy off-white head, resin and fruity hop aroma and flavour, bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12078) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
Cask at the Prince of Wales, Farnborough BF (at the bar - may have been part of the BF range?) - 12/10/12. Clear pale golden with a good sized frothy white head. Nose comprised malt, barley, orchard fruits and a little peppery. Tastes of dry orchard fruits, light hops, pale malt, toffee a little cardboard and spice. Medium bodied with little in the way of carbonation lending towards a dry finish.

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