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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A pale and intensely hoppy beer. Enticing tropical fruit aromas, finished with a good level of thirst quenching, almost peppery bitterness.
This beer is rapidly gathering awards and a reputation for flying off the bar in record time – why not try some to find out why?
Colour: Pale Gold
Hops: Brewers Gold
Availability: Year Round


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11675) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man, Englefield Green, Midlands BF, 15/03/13. Clear pale golden with a thin white head which soon dissipates. Nose is light pineapple, pale malt, hops, orange squash. Taste comprises citrus, orange, light pineapple, hops, touch of grapefruit, straw. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, light bitter notes in the finish. Ok stuff with a bit of hop thang going down.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4762) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2013
Poured a slightly hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of citrus hops and some floral notes. Medium body, flavour as per the aroma with pine hops. dry, bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2774) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 2, 2013
On cask. Appearance: light yellow, small white head. Aroma: light lemon, sweet, mildly hopped, quite mellow, almost a lemonade/shandy aroma. Flavour: decently hopped, lemon peel, really great citrus, refreshing hoppy finish. Simple and delightful.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5779) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2013
500ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Grapefruit, tea and dried apricot in the aroma. Peach, grapefruit, tea and biscuity malt in the taste. Very refreshing.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2012
Yeasty, bitter and slightly unpleasant on the palate, in fact it gets worse the further down the pint you get

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndrewC (337) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle. Drunk in Nottingham. Lively hoppy zesty citrus refreshing. Really very nice. Ace

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superflyguy (429) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
excellent brew! looks great, a very pale straw with hints of other colours (green/orange). like early morning spring sunlight in a glass. wonderful grassy aroma with a hint of citrus. the citrus really comes through in the taste. complemented by a real sharp bitter finish bottle from my Dad

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2012
On cask at The Heriot-Watt Beer Festival. Pours a golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of pine, lemon, caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2948) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
CASK at Bar Deux, pale gold, floral and citrus, hint of sweetness then dry hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18767) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity grassy citrus aroma. Fruity malty grassy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.


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