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Castle Rock Elsie Mo (Cask)

Brewed by Castle Rock
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask and bottle: Regular; Unfiltered.
A blonde and beautiful single malt beer, light in colour and refreshing on the palate. The triple hop blend based towards Challenger hops gives a pleasant crisp aftertaste and a wonderful aroma. The name derives from the initials of the Low Colour Marris Otter malt used. Available bottle conditioned at 5.0% abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (871) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Cask - bright golden with a thin white head. Good lacing. Head quickly fades to a ring. Aroma of apples, peppers, grapefruit, coriander seeds and a hint of biscuit. Taste of hay, lemon, grass and some orange with a light malty base. Medium, soapy body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Cask at Huntsman, Cheadle. Pours golden with a white head. Quite a malty golden ale, biscuit, some hop bitterness. Bog standard.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
murphpk (4) - Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2015 does not count
smooth, tasty beer with a medium head, was on draught at Nottingham Beer Festival 2015

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ManVsBeer (8772) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2015
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Golden-yellow with a thin head. Regular bitter with a malty-sweetness evident.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vladivostok (452) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Pale golden with a faint malty nose. It is not, I guess designed to be a hoppy beer but I found it to be much too thin and bland and when I discovered its ABV, I was quite staggered. Not for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1900) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2015 Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of pale malt, orange, pear and grassy hops. Taste of pale malt, subtle bread, orange, pear, slight honey and grassy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, fruit malt bitterness in the finish. A very drinkable pint, balanced and refreshing. Simple but decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (1518) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Cask at the Cherry Tree, Woodbridge. Pours golden with a good sized lasting white head. Aroma of hops, wheat, yeast and a hint of honey. Medium sweet with a light bitterness. Soft carbonation, medium body, slightly oily texture. Decent golden ale to enjoy in a sunny Cherry Tree beer garden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3912) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Part of my 2013 backlog. Pale golden colour with white head. Aroma has malts sweet honey and hops. Taste follows this aroma, with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3710) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Aroma: malty, bread, grains. Appearance: pale clear gold, small white creamy head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: sweets overweight, light bitters in the background. Overall: decent Golden Ale, nice malty taste. Pint at the Lincolnshire Poacher, Nottingham.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear pake golden. Fruity nose with hay, butter and boiled vegetables. Mid sweet with light body and rounded mouthfeel. Ripe fruits and butter. Lightly resiny finish.

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