Brewed by Crouch Vale
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
South Woodham Ferrers, England


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask: Pretty much a permanently available beer now. Very pale with delicious Amarillo hops, therefore earthily aromatic and highly drinkable. Yakima Valley is the area of Washington State in which the hops are grown. pron: YAK’-i-maw

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (4134) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 31, 2014
Cask sample at Charlie’s Bar in Copenhagen. Pours yellow with a small head,aroma of honey, caramel, floral tones, flavor is bitter with floral hops and fruitiness, medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2014
[5/4/14] Cask at Charlie’s Bar in Copenhagen. Golden. Fruity aroma with some butterscotch and some citric hops. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, butter and a bitterish finish with citric hops. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (11041) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Cask at Charlie’s bar. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of grassy hops, weeds and light malt. Flavour is light sweet and light moderate bitter. Light to light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7683) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 3, 2014
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Poured a clear light amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light malt hop. The flavour is light bitter with a light watery tropical fruit hop palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niller (1430) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
Cask@Charlie’s Bar, CPH. Clear yellow color with an off-white head. Fruity hoppy aroma. Bittersweet flavor of lemon, grape, fruits, pine, hops. Oily texture. Soft carbonation. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7293) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 6, 2014
Small coarse froth quickly disappears. Slightly hazy yellow body. Resiny gooseberry aroma with floral spicy elderberry notes. Dryish elderberry and gooseberry taste with wooden floral notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, flat, faintly oily mouthfeel. Dryish elderberry and spice aftertaste with wooden notes. Lovely! Subtle and extremely drinkable. (0.568l cask at Bishop’s Arms, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (6415) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average to huge, frothy, more reinforced than lasting in itself, minimally lacing, white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma, hints of lemon, grapefruit, a touch of orange, cautious biscuit malty background. Taste is citrusy hoppy, hints of lemon, a touch of orange and grass, some bitterness, a mineral touch. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle (AbM). Golden color, big white head. Fruity - lychee, green apple in the nose. Light to medium-bodied. Grapefruity, lychee. Citrusy. Interesting not too bad flavor overall either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7693) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2014
500 ml bottle.
Pours a clear golden colour with loads of visible bubbles and a large white foamy head. Aroma of floral notes, grains and some citrus. Flavour of floral hops, grains, some citrus and herbs. Light bodied, foamy mouthfeel and a dry, bitter, floral finish. Refreshing but very light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (6458) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. That order from the UK semms to have some good piwos in. Wonderful fresh hops combined with a fine grassy aroma and grass with some hay. Quaffy, refreshing, honest one. Wonderful.

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