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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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 16, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Golden colour, no head. Aroma: cardboard, pale ale malts, bitter. Flavour bitter malts, very lager-like. Not much taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6981) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow gold with a moderate white head showing poor retention. Very nice floral citrus aroma. Mouthfeel is very thin (in keeping with the ABV I guess), but the flavours are nice: biscuity malt with floral and citrus hops in nice balance. Green-stick bitterness in the finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 30, 2009
Hop (herbal) bitterness. Orange citrusy aroma with coriander touch. Soft caramel sweetness. Cardboard texture. Pale yellow/orange color (bit hazy). Herbal smell. Medium carbonated. Easy drinkable and very dull.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4896) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2009
Bottle from Centra, Oslo. Clear pale golden with a medium head. Good grassy and citrussy nose. Hay and citrussy hop bitterness. Quite nice; refreshing and clean.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 1, 2009
500mL bottle shared with demise. Pours very pale golden, almost water. White head. Interesting aroma - quite sweet perhaps sugary but not in a bad way. The hops that show are quite fruity. The flavour was quite fruity, a candy sweetness balanced with a mild unique hoppy bitterness. This one was 2 dimensional, but very balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2009
Bottle [Courtesy of Paul, thanks buddy for bring this excellent stuff] Average fizzy white head that mostly lasted. Spare display of lacework. Clear yellow color. Aroma of floral, mild ash, hint of grass, mild dusty flower like, mild caramel and malty notes as well. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and light dry texture. Moderated bitter flavor and light sweetness. Dry crisp tasty hoppy finish with what appeared as a hint of liquorish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Queen Adelaide Northampton A straw coloured beer with a whitish head. The aroma is nice crisp and hoppy with good citrus notes of oranges and apples. Good hops in the mouth also. Clean, tasty and very drinkable. Nicely brewed with good citricity. Score 3.5
Subsequent ratings scored 3.2, 3.4 and 3.0. Average becomes 3.3

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 19, 2009
50 cL bottle, courtesy of Paul. Pours clear and yellow with a crisp and white head. Solid hoppy aroma,light butterish and grassy too. Bitter, dry and quite fruity flavoured with a nice citric note. Bitter and dry, crisp flavoured finish. Light butterish note into the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (11058) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle. Pale golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of hop. Thin body. Boring beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13948) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2009
Bottle, thx to tarjei. A pale, yellowish golden beer with a small, white head. Fruity on the nose, with some tropical fruits and fine. Not many malty footprints. Quite subtle flavor with fruityness. and some maltyness in the background. Some bitterness to finish it. Dryish and quite thin mouthfeel. A quite pleasant beer, but more than a bottle would be boring. (090116)


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