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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1934) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012. Pours a clear gold colour with a small white head, the aroma is malty but has plenty of fruit, the taste is crisp with fruit and hops with a good dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2012
Cockney Pub, Aarhus, DK. Cask, 180712. Golden with small head. Aroma of hay, citrus and malt. Flavour with fruit notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1239) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2012 Pale yellow ale with a frothy white head. Strong citrus fruit aroma, plenty of lemons and grapefruits, with a little grassy element. Medium mouthfeel. Bucket loads of citrus fruit come through from the aroma, crisp lemon, grapefruit and that grassy element. There is also a hint of sweetness that gives the finish a well balanced flavour. Tasted at the 15th Lynn beer festival, Stuart House Hotel, King’s Lynn, Norfolk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6373) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
Cask @ Cockney Pub. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grass, fruity malt. Taste is malt, grass, citruss, fruity hops. Thin body, soft carbonation. 110712

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11437) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2012
Cask @ Cockney Pub. Slightly hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, little grass, little bitter and a little citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9478) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Tap in Aarhus. A bit hazy, golden appearance with a small white head. Somewhat hoppy, straw, a bit citrusy, light grapefruity aroma. Fairly clean, somewhat fruity, light pale malty flavor. For a golden ale, it wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t anything to get excited about either.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17614) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2012
Cask @ Charlies Bar, copenhagen. Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor with some weak bitterness. Has a fruity citrus hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2012
Cask @ CPK. Golden body with a tiny white head. The nose is acidic sweet lemon, cut grass and some mildly menacing funk. The taste is tangy skunky hops. Lemon rind and cheesy funky yeastiness. Sweet citrus. Quite dirty in a good way. The finish is dry and refreshingly bitter. Very drinkable smooth body. Light. Silky soft carbonation. Very nice from Crouch Vale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
On gravity at the Barley Mow, Bristol 21/04/2012. Clear gold in colour with a slight white head. Big hoppy aroma of grapefruit and pineapple with a touch of creamy malt. Flavour had more citrus, leading to a hoppy dry finish. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 18, 2012
Cask. Pours golden with a slight haze and a lacing white head. Lovely sweet fruit in the nose with a lemon twist - but also a discreet whiff of diacetyl. Medium body, low carbonation, sweet fruitiness and some pleasant citrusy hops that also leave a fairly bitter finish. Delicious. 180412


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