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Brewed by Blackjack
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Manchester, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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kwik-lime's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1517) - London, Greater London, - JAN 12, 2013
On tap at Woody’s in Kingston. Pale colour, strong and quite earthy hops present and a hint of citrus. Nice golden ale.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichTheVillan (4709) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear golden out with a massive frothy white head, aroma has fruit action, taste has citrus plus some bready malts not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2015
Cask gravity at Firkin Ale House Folkestone, clear gold lasting white head. Quite citrusy. Decent golden ale. Quite astringent. Dry. Good condition. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6968) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Covent Garden, London, 26 Nov 2014) Golden colour with foamy, white head. Fruity, malty nose with tropical fruit, biscuits and peaches. Fruity, malty taste with peaches, biscuits, tropical fruit and a fresh, grassy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Fresh and tasty. Nice one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Craft Covent Garden. Pale golden. The nose is lightly spicy and a little bit fruity. Light bodied and fairly herbal. Fresh and quite fruity. A little bit of crackery malt on the finish. Okay.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (1846) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours light golden with white head. Some light fruits but a very bitter citrus finish. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18677) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
24th November 2014
Craft near Tottenham Court Road. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, no head. Palate is smooth and semi dry with modest fine carbonation. Light dry pale malts. Floralness. Decent but light citric hops, little orange and lemon. Light dry finish. Pretty drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2530) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 9, 2014
Cask @ The Magnet, Stockport [011114]
Blonde, clear, thin white head
Aroma of light caramel, light fruits
Taste of citrus hops, bitter zest, caramel malt background, plenty of flavour
Palate - Light body, quite bitter palate. Bit sticky lingering bitterness, cleans off palate
Overall - Quaffable, good bitter

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5972) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden brown with a small creamy head. Has some grain in aroma and taste but a longer bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2372) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden colour slight head lacing. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is citrus piney hops decent bitter finish. Medium body. Decent hoppy golden ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (2587) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Cask @ The Salopian, Shrewsbury. Pours amber with citrus nose.. fairly grassy with shiny citrus and lemon and a bracing bitterness. Ok.


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