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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular
NOTE: Also available bottled at 4.3%. The bottled version is produced at Marstons. Only ratings for the cask version should be entered here - the bottled version has a separate listing.
A pale beer brewed with a gently-kilned malt and an aromatic blend of American hops.


ricardotorero's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ricardotorero (38) - - FEB 17, 2013
At Knott Bar M/Cr. Had two great pints after footy and could have stayed for many more, but the thought of my wife shouting at me after an impromptu session swayed me away


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1238) - DENMARK - OCT 9, 2014
Cask@ Iron Duke. Straw. Clear. Light carbonated. No head. Fine pine citrus notes. Light mouthfeel. Dry with hint of sweetness. Nice summerbrew in the harvest;).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1027) - FNQ, Australia, - AUG 24, 2014
Cask growler. Bright golden with a small white head. Nose and taste is light cereal malts with a mild citrus/earthy hop bitterness. Lightish body and soft carbonation. Smooth easy drinking palate. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1940) - WALES - AUG 4, 2014
Cask at the Basket Makers Brighton. Pale yellow, still, clear, very little head. Body is light with a touch of carbonation. Taste is light and watery malts, touch of citrus with a soft bitterness to finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4770) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Cask at the Ye Olde Foundry, Dudley. Poured a clear straw colour with a frothy white head and lots of clingy lace. The aroma is yeast, light malt citrus. The flavour is light bitter with a light malt hop bitter palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Not so much going on but I totally get this beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (402) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at the Antelope, Surbiton. Yellow with a thin white head. Citrussy aroma. Taste of lemon and grapefruit with a slightly harsh bitter finish. Good session ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4324) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Cask @ The Railway, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a creamy head. Its crisp and medium bodied with a gentle citric fruity aroma and taste. Has a fair bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (492) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Cask - pours light golden with a thick creamy white head. Aroma is grassy hops, lemon and some light sweet malts. Taste is lemon and grapefruit followed by some grassy hops and a medium bitter end. Light body, very easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (920) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Tried at the CAMRA Lincoln beer festival 2014. Not a full rating as drunk as part of a whole day session.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2116) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Cask at the Kidbrooke Beer Festival, 2014. Gold pour with a white head. Aromas of citrus and a little sulphur. Citrus and light malt flavour. Bitter-fruit finish. Quite nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (1526) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
Light hazy orange with a small head. Weak light fruity and biscuity aroma. Smooth body and easy drinkable, clean but weak taste of light sweet malt and very light bitterness.


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