Brewed by Butcombe (Liberation Group)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
This amber-coloured beer has a robust, full-flavoured character and features generous helpings of New Zealand hops which lend a beautiful, grape-like aroma. Hops used: Nelson Sauvin

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (6193) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 15, 2015
Gravity cask at the Forest, Dorridge, winter beer festival 2015. Poured a clear medium amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is fresh grassy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a smooth light hop, light spicy palate and a soft fruity bitter finish. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hippoman (405) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2015
Cask at The Market Taven, Durham. Pours mid-amber with a smooth, foamy, white head. Laces well. There’s sweet orange and grapefruit in a pleasant nose that leads into very tasty orange sweetness in the early taste, before a clean, mid-dry finish. Not groundbreaking but enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamVimes21 (6) - - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Cask at burton beer festival light gold in colour with lots of things going on gooseberry , grape , mango and peach to name a few , not for me though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7821) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Cask at foot of the walk. Pours golden amber, light and fruity, quite bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2454) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog. Deep gold colour with a white head. Aroma has malts.and tropical fruits. The taste follows this with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2531) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Cask white lion London. Aroma is malty. Taste is caramel malts. Copper colour. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1769) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
On cask at Chesterfield Alehouse - Golden body with an off white foam. Aromas are biscuit with lemon and sweet apricot. Light mixed tropical fruit with yeast. Flavours are sweet lemon and mango and slightly bitter grapefruit. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4201) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2014
On cask at the Haymarket Appearance - golden with a nice lacy head. Nose - meadow flowers and fresh lemon. Some green notes a bit like aloe vera. Taste - more aloe vera and then grapefruit. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a good example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Cask at Haymarket Bar. Pours clear golden-amber, good foamy white head. Aromas of white grapes, light citrus, light pine. Taste has a bit more sweetness, and a decent bitter kick. Enjoyed this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Two Cask Pints at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Oct 2013 during Spoons Festival - Amber Gold in colour. Fruity; orange citrus, grape, tropical fruits. Hoppy; some hop bitterness, hint of pine. Malty; sweet biscuity malts, caramel. Mildly bitter sweet fruity hoppy throughout. Decent.

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