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Copper Dragon Golden Pippin

Brewed by Copper Dragon (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Skipton, England


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular. Also available in filtered (but not pasteurised) bottle at 4.2%.

A light refreshing blonde ale brewed using a new variety of hop, creating a citrus fruit flavour. Originally brewed as a seasonal ale, Golden Pippin has become such a favourite it is now produced all year round.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear piss golden, nose is floral, toffee, taste is quite sweet and thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2565) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Cask at the Clachan, London, served in a glass tankard. Hazy yellow, still, small vague attempt at a head. Nothing in the aroma. Body is medium, smooth, no real carbonation. Taste is thin and watery, suggestions of citrus (like over-diluted squash), background floral, soft bitterness builds over time. Pretty plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2874) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2015
Cask at the Railway, Richmond. Pale gold with a lasting fine white head, golden malty nose, dry-bitter and lightly fruity, with apple and floral hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (4730) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2015
*Old rating from 2010. Golden and malty ale. Fresh, easy to drink, nice golden ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1687) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Cask at the Duck in the Pond (Ember Inns), Harrow. Pale gold with a thin white head. Sweet lemon and melon are nice upfront but fade quickly and leave little in the aftertaste. Slightly dry finish but needs to be a lot crisper and with a few more hops- what?s there is pleasant enough but there?s not enough of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16830) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
15th November 2014
Very light haze on this paleish gold beer. Bubbly white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Light clean malts, light floralness. Very light citrus. A mild floral sweetness runs throughout. Crisp finish. Itís all very light and fluffy, but it works! Refreshing,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (344) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Clear pale gold. Small creamy tan head. Minimal grain aroma. Light body. Slightly sweet, malty, mineral. Pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
minutemat (1986) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
500ml bottle from a farm shop near Scarborough, on recommendation of the butcher in said farm shop. Pours clear gold with minimal bubbly head. No discernible aroma. Taste is bland, unremarkable and weak with very light fruits.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
christhoel (270) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
it is just a average pale was quite disappointed to be fair much better on the market than this pale, golden, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, flat,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bittertwisted (8) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 6, 2014 does not count
Taste very ordinary to me. Maybe I missing something but doesn't taste as described. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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