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

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Originally sold as Gold, renamed to Evolution.

COLOUR: Golden
DESCRIPTION: Evolution is our premium golden ale. It’s deliciously fruity and aromatic, and finishes with a crisp citrus zing to refresh the palate. If you are looking for the next generation of beer then this is the natural selection!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, lemon, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090804]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29691) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
From cask at Blackfriars. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head, leaving a nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild fruity. Crisp hoppy, fruity and mild toasted malt flavoured. Smooth bitter and toasted finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet malts, some bready notes as well as mild earthyness. Flavour is earth, fruits, yeast and some notes of parfume. Very fruity and wooden aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweetish malty fruity citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity citrus hoppy finish with some hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2009
Cask at Cloisters ... Plae golden colour ... crisp light hop nose ... sweet fruity hop ... light and easy but a hop i dont like.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12675) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
Cask gravity at The Bell Inn, Ivychurch, Kent. Dark gold, some haze, lasting thin white head. Earthy hop aroma, bit young in mouth. Good beer though, drinkable. Good stinging finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (11941) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2009
Cask@GBBF. Clear yellow color, small white head, some lace. Light lemony aroma. Crisp lemony hoppy flavor. Some lime and sweet malts. A bit watery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2009
Golden with a small white head. Fruity and grassy aroma. Dry and grassy flavour with a nice bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9878) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Cask at the Craft Beer Co. - Clerkenwell, London. Pours clear gold with a light, white foam head. Light toasty dough aroma, moderate citrus hops. Light to medium sweet flavor, nice doughy malts, orangey citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Balanced finish of light, toasty dough, further citrusy bitterness. Very drinkable, well rounded golden ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9672) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Cask conditioned at Far from the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Yellow gold with white head. Lots of good citrusy hoppy notes from the start on quite a thin malty, biscuity body. Dry and bitter through to the finish, good stuff if a little thin.


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