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

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndrewC (317) - 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 (420) - 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 (2085) - 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 (15553) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2012
A - sharp lemon A - quite light with frothy head T - sour with light, but sharp bitter P - thin with high carbonation O - nice for a light beer

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pauliet (2) - ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2011 does not count
Very pale/ straw coloured ale with a gorgeous citrus / hoppy asroma and taste. Easy drinking session beer. Excellent taste from a local 9to me ) brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john1704 (26) - SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2011
Cask Bon Accord Glasgow. Purs light golden hay hue. Thin white head. Aroma all grass, lemon and honey. Taste first soft peach then growing citrus and melon. Pretty good blond ale from impressive newcomer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottrf (105) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2011
Pale gold, slightly murky. Aroma and flavor grassy, very dry finish. Decent palate.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2011
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Pale golden beer, decent white head. Slightly malty aroma, some grassy hop. Highly sessionable golden ale, a touch flowery on the finish. Good stuff [07102011]


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