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Cumberland Corby Blonde

Brewed by Cumberland
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Carlisle, England


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle from Open All Hours, Keswick. Pale golden coloured with a sweet toffee and slight grassy flavour followed by gentle floral notes on the fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2544) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2014
On cask at Alexander í s in Kendal. Appearance - cloudy golden orange with a nice head. Nose - grassy with meadow flowers too. Taste - interesting resin and vegetable notes. A hint of orange too. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - enjoyable and fairly complex for the low ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Stop, Enniskillen [140614]
Golden, clear, frothy white head, slight lacing
Aroma of slight soft fruits, some damp hay, little on nose, not great
Taste of some grassy hop, soft hay, soft dull zest hop, pale caramel malts, fairly simple, not that hoppy
Palate - soft carb, medium body, quite oily, soft bitter sweet. Finish as main flavour, soft bitter zest - bit more zest comes thorough in the finish, cleans off palate
Overall - Average standard Golden Ale...not too bad

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
On gravity at AFRM Camra BF 2014. Gold clear lasting white head. Toasty butterscotch aroma. Bit of puke. Not good. Drain pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1071) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Aroma: hay, bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, medium creamy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: malty sweets quickly coming up, bread, cereals, low carbonation. Overall: great Golden Ale, very nice palate. Pint at Ritsonís Bar at the Wasdale Head Inn, Wasdale Head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2014
500ml bottle from beers of Europe. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of peach and honey. Taste had more maltiness. Light floral bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (1157) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Cask in the Bishop Langley, Durham. Golden ale with a creamy white head. A sweetish start before a more bitter, slightly soapy finish. No flavours particularly stand out. Pretty average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graham77 (233) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Cask at the Wateredge Inn Ambleside. A very nice blonde ale with pleasant medium bitter hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (770) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2014 Pint at the Schooner Gateshead. Bright gold with a thin white head. Straw and honey aroma. Citrus and honey flavour. Could do with being a bit sharper. Pleasant enough, but it just sort of peters out. Light bodied, not much in the finish. 25/02/2014: !/2 at the Tilly Stone Gateshead. Donít know if itís been tweaked. Definitely sharper, and with some blueberry flavour. Still a fairly standard Blond ale, but about 2 points better overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8718) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2013
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Banbury Beer Festival 10/05/13. A yellowy blonde coloured beer with a nice white head. A good citrussy hoppy aroma which tastes nice too. Some spicy and citrussy hoppy notes. Nice fresh and tasty.

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