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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: 147   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , 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. It’s 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 (319) - 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 (1878) - 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 (191) - 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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
SilverfoX (407) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
ipa aromas. pale gold tastes like a weak watery sweet ipa and that my friends is the best i can say about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sad24 (138) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Fine but not particually distinctive. Very main stream, lacks a hoppy or fruity taste but perfectly drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (529) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Cask - golden with a creamy white head; good lacing and retention. Aroma of grass, fruit, malt and a hint of smoke. Taste is fruits with some spice and a bitter end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
timchatt (3) - - JUN 2, 2014 does not count
Consistently good wether in bottles or from the barrel. Really well balanced and refreshing without being at all citrusy. A light hoppy beer of choice for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AdiBeer (1494) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Aroma: light malts, hay, straw. Appearance: light pale clear gold, medium creamy white head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: light bitters intensify, light body, somewhat dry towards the average-long finish. Overall: OK Golden Ale, bit boring. Pint at The Elleray, Windermere.

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