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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


thewolf's rating

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11362) - Kolding, - JUL 28, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ The Wellington, Sheffield.
Pours clear golden with a small, creamy rim of head. Aroma has pepper, some green apple peel, lemons and bready malts. Soft carbonation, good, dry mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, rather bready and a fair share of grassy hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (563) - - APR 24, 2015
Bottle from hop hideout, sheffield. Very pale ale with not much head. Aroma is fruity and grassy. Taste is sweet with good bitterness. Medium carbonation and body. Very good blond.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (1801) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Cask in the Organ Grinder, Loughborough. Blond with a white head. A light pretty bland golden ale. Dry bitter citrus. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5193) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2015
Das hat mir wirklich gut gefallen ! Ich bin mir nicht sicher, wie genau die aromatische Zusammensetzung dies geschafft hat, aber diese feine Leichtigkeit mit dem Schuss an Gras, Hopfen und Vanille war in diesem Moment genau richtig. Mild, süffig, speziell und zum Abschluss knackig, nicht bitter. Klasse.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (5195) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle from Niquillis - many thanks! The beer has got a clear light golden colour with a low head and medium to flat body. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of hops, malt, bread, honey, flowers and mild cake. Almost no carbonation, quite flat, yet smooth to drink. Little bit on the thin side, yet tastynevertheless.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3872) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma light malty (caramel), medium hoppy. Flavor light sweet, medium bitter and spicy. Light body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (3061) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle @ tasting, shared by jmgreenuk. Pours a clear golden beer with a very thin white head on top. Aroma is rather grassy, buttery, malty and a very faint touch of tropical fruits. Flavor is very thin, light sweet, watery, and quite uninteresting unfortunately. Virtualy no aftertaste. Decent session ale, but nothing more than that.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5529) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear light straw with a broken white head. The aroma is malt light hop. The flavour is light bitter with a watery hop bitter light malt palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6242) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2014
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with JMGreenUK. Thin white head. Slightly hazy golden pour. Slight bitterness. Nice enough beer

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (819) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2013
Gold pour, medium head, malty aroma. Taste is of light hops, with some malt and a bitter aftertaste. A good beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2909) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a pale straw coloured beer with delicate floral fruity notes, honey and more sweet tropical fruit on the finish.


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