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Black Sheep Golden Sheep (Cask)

Brewed by Black Sheep
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Masham, England


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular.
Originally available only in pasteurised bottles at 4.7%. Subsequently introduced as a cask ale and now a regular. ABV is lower in cask at 3.9%.
Golden Sheep is a beautifully balanced Blonde cask beer, with a dry and refreshing bitterness. It develops with light, citrusy fruit flavours, and a clean, crisp finish. Brewed using time honoured methods and fermented in our Yorkshire Square vessels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1440) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
On cask at Black Lion, Consall Forge. Pours golden with white head. Quite citrussy and more much flavour than most Black Sheep ales. Decent golden.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5358) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
The Avenue, Southampton. Crisp and fragrant with a twiggy hop finish. Some tropical fruit, but this is more a pale bitter than a golden summer ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (5385) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Cask at the Bull, Morecambe. Pours pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of light lemon, barley. Taste is light sweet barley, lemon. Clean finish. Standard.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
pricey290483 (628) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
nice appearance not to much aroma a little citrus taste coming through not over the top bitter a pleasant beer that would be good for a hot summers night

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
SilverfoX (570) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
smells like vinegar, dark gold colour with frothy white head, really bland buttery mild hops flavour and exceedingly watery. rank really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5754) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Cask (Black Sheep Visitor Centre, Masham) - Golden in colour. Biscuity malt and hints of lemon and earthy hops in the aroma. Biscuity malt, lemon and hints of tea feature in the taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Cask at some working mens club in Stockport watching my Dad do a gig. Clear golden brown with thick creamy off white head. Malty caramel aroma, some floral hops. Flavour is similar. Not bad actually but not very me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5242) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a thin head. Floral sweet aroma with a bitter character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (13155) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Light hazy tan, bubbly head. Light body, generally refreshing but perhaps too much caramel and not enough hop. Disappointing, from a brewery whose products I normally enjoy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2052) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Cask frog n parrot wetherby. Golden pale colour decent white head + lacing. Not much aroma malt. Taste is well balanced sweet malts good bitter hops. Medium thin body sot carbonation. Sessionable ale.

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