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Castle Rock
Brewed at Marstons (Marstons plc)

Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Bottled, Pasteurised; Regular
A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
holliersteve (25) - ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2010
Credit where credit is due. This is a very nice easy to drink (when cold) light nicely carbonated beer. I could drink a lot of this and If you can get hold of it give it a go. Citrus overtones and happy afternoons. Enjoy. Well done castlerock.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ralphdot (1003) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
Golden colour with a thin head, sweet hop aroma, bitter malt and citrus (grapefruit) hop taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JamesH81 (8) - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014 does not count
Something different ! :-) ! .... ! ! :-) :-) :-)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4148) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Golden, clear and pored flat. Citrus is present and this is a well balanced beer. Pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotty (1072) - SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2009
A well hopped golden ale, clean and fruity, slightly sweet malt.The hop character builds gradually and eventually dominates the long lingering finish. Nice, could certainly sup a few of these. Morrisons.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ricardotorero (46) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
Love my blonde beers and this easily available beer fits the bill. Has some taste and well worth buying a few so you have themto drink together

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Egg4Goff (19) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from Morrisons. Enjoyable bottle. A light hoppy aroma with a slight grassy/citrus hint. A pale gold colour with white, light frothy head. A pleasant, refreshing bitterness but with extra depth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4904) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2010
50cl bottle from Morrisons. Pale gold in colour with a ring of white head; piney, resinous aroma; clean, sharp hoppy taste with some citrus and honeyed sweetness; and a dry bitter finish. A good attempt at bottling this style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11312) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Voldby Købmandsgård.
Pours clear golden with a small, creamy, white film head. Aroma has a hint of butterscotch behind fruity notes, piney hops, grassy notes and peach. Medium carbonation, dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has a soft malty core, and great stinging bitterness. Long and lingering. Grassy, slightly piney, quite flowery. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3602) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2010
Bright golden colour. Thin head. Fruity sweetness at first with fresh, clean, hoppy bitter finish.


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