Brewed by Brewster’s (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Grantham, England


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask: Regular. Originally a Spring seasonal.
A pale hoppy brew with a fresh floral hop character from a blend of English and American hops. A most satisfying and refreshing session beer.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, - JUL 29, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2010 Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Golden with a small white head. Hop aroma with a little sulphur. Ordinary predictable citric taste. Mid bitter finish. Not nearly as good as Dark Star Hophead. 31.8.10, Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford. Hoppy aroma and taste. Grainy background. Liked it more this time. Rated: 6,3,6,4,11:3.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2566) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2015
On cask at the Watford Real Ale Festival, pours a very pale clear yellow with a slightly off-white head. The smell is citrus, light grain. The taste is crisp citrus ending dry. Very light in body with mild carbonation. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3472) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Pint at the three horseshoes, Waddington. Golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma is floral hops and citrus. Taste is well balanced with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
On cask at Pheasant, Keyston. Pours light golden with white froth. Fresh hop start, not too sharp. Pleasant light hoppy gold.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (6038) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
Cask at the Earl of Essex, London. It pours a straw color with a minimal white head. Aroma is citrusy, with notes of mango, grapefruit peel, grass, grains. Taste is medium bitter and medium sweet with notes of hops, biscuit, bread, hay, grass, citrus peel and pine cones. Finishes quite dry and bitter, Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, good

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (539) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Cask at Paisley Beer Festival. Golden colour with a thin head that quickly dissipated. Hoppy without being overpowered. Bit thin and watery but very drinkable

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (843) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Hand pulled at The Swan and Rushes, Leicester. Golden ale with a hoppy/car park stairwell aroma. Dry citrus taste that lingers but very thin and watery. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6038) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Half-pint at the 2014 Lincoln Beer Festival. Light amber with a white covering of bubbles. The strong floral hop nose carried on into the flavour of this semi-bitter brew. Easy to drink, doesn’t test your taste buds too greatly, but a pleasant blend of hoppiness that sits together nicely and leaves a mini-dry finish in the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4642) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2014
Cask by gravity at Paisley Beer Festival 2014 - clear pale golden, very thin bubbly head, pale malty aroma, negligible lacing, sweet, biscuit, mild grapefruit, very easy to drink, excellent session ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask at The Bell in Waltham st Lawrence. Pale orange beer with a thin head. But this is great. Floral aroma. Resinous citrus fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1762) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2013
Cask at CBC, London on 12th April 2013. Clear gold with white film of part-lacing foam. Grassy, hoppy aroma. Hops and berry fruits dominate the in-mouth experience with delicate strawbery note and mildly savoury touches present. Fruity finish with berries and white wine. Light mouthfeel and body.

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