Brewed by Beartown
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Congleton, England


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask. Originally a special for JD Wetherspoon Spring Festival 2010 but has reappeared since.
This unusual and distinctive beer has a sweet aroma of peaches and elderflower, perfectly balanced by a hoppy bitterness in both the flavour and finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (2169) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Light and still this golden summer ale has whipped egg white foam. The aroma is of beautiful bittersweet fresh peaches, they pack a tang. Pulpy peach and a delightful hop bitterness both of which linger long into the finish. Remarkably delicious and drinkable. Lives long past the novelty factor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (1022) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2013
Gateshead beer fest. I was quite prepared to be curmudgeonly about this, but it succeeds by a judicious balance between sweet fruitiness, and hop sharpness. The novelty works. Refreshing, and easily the best beer I’ve had from this brewery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Really peachy aroma, the elderflower comes through like lychee with a decent grassy bitterness. Its very well put together and very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GusCannon (1) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2015 does not count
Very much lives up to the description, peaches and elderflowers, perhaps a little too well. I fear a less traditional use of extracts, though it still makes for a fantastic summer pint. Very light in colour and body. Perfect condition in Horse and Jockey Chorlton.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4784) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Three Judges, Glasgow - clear golden amber, lively white head, strong floral fruity aroma, sporadic lacing, elderflower and peaches comes through on the flavour, along with pale malt and a dryness, unusual combination of flavours, easy to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2010
cask at JDW ... yellow amber ...thin white head ... increadible tinned peachmnosr ... wow big big fruity tinned peach front ... huge peach ... bit artificial ... weelll maybe notmartificial but def tinned... little too much

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2010
16th April 2010. Slightly hazy pale gold beer. Very moderate carbonation. Peachy nose! The peach carries over to the taste. Light semi dry palate, sweet peach and a little bitter orange underneath. Finishes fruity and dry. Unusual and pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1953) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask at Manchester Beer and Cider Festival 22/1/14. Pours a golden colour, taste is light with a peachy taste. Would be perfect in the summer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5557) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2010
JDW Spring Fest 2010, Rochester. Pale soft malt with a touch of sweetness. Fragrant flowery hops. Peach & apricot & cream. very girly! Very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 16/04/2010 Fruity aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and fruity peach and citrus flavours with a hint of dryness in a crisp and bitter finish.

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