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Brewed by Birdís
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bromsgrove, England


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask & bottled; Regular.

Mind bending ale.
A pale straw ale with a fruity zest, a slight orange citrus undertone combining with a mixture of hops to provide a dryish hoppy finish. Brewed using Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand to add a distinctive fruitiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
at_the_hop (65) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Might be a decent beer but all I can taste is the antiseptic finish. Chlorophenol? Had several of these and always the same. Very unpleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1926) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
500ml bottle from brewery. Pale golden colour with creamy white head. Slight citrus aroma the taste start with citrus too but is a touch light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Pale gold with slight head. There was a slightly tart fruitiness to this, unripe kiwi fruit perhaps, thinnish on the palate, not much follow through. Just slightly dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vitesse72 (2) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013 does not count
Cask beer sampled at The Cross Inn, Finstall, Worcestershire. Zingy citrus on the nose.Pale to straw in the glass, but clear with a thin white head which retained to the bottom of te glass.Medium bitterness with a ditinct citrus taste of orange peel. A very quaffable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3032) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Gold colour little head. Slight citrus aroma. Taste is citurs fruits and dry hops, with a little pepper. Too watery on the palate with a touch too much carbonation. Below par.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12738) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green - 30/09/12. Clear pale golden with a thinnish white head that retained well. Light citrus on the nose, orange and hops. Tastes of tangy fruits, zesty citrus, fresh hops. Medium body with soft carbonation. Enjoyable fresh tasting zingy beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (3004) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours gold with a medium head. Aroma is grassy lime, but far too much butter. Taste has lime cordial to start. Straw and butter in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedwoods42 (7) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2012 does not count
Crisp, mild ale, light on the mouth and full of flavour. Perhaps not strong enough to warrant itís title.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2011
Cask Conditioned Handpump Wellington Birmingham. A light blonde coloured beer with a white head. A dishwatery yeasty aroma with a bit of lemon. Way too yeasty in the mouth with an attempt at light hopping but it doesnít really work. I had no idea there was NS in this and Iím still mystified why the yeastiness was so prevalent.

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