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Black Sheep Golden Sheep (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2015
Cask in the Three Fiddles, Guisborough. A golden ale with a white head. Quite sharp citrus flavour. I strongly suspect this was a little past its best. Drinkable, but not very enjoyable. I’m sure.I’ll have another opportunity to try it again, but i doubt it will be much better.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (4248) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - APR 21, 2015
Golden light hazy. Very moderate aroma, herbal hops, sweet pale malts. Taste is more expressive, more so than expected for the brewer and style. Nice bitterness. Good brew actually! (Cask at Leeds airport bar)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1690) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5398) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6047) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
pricey290483 (665) - 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

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
SilverfoX (686) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5861) - 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.

2.9
   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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5659) - 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.


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