Brewed by Daleside
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Harrogate, England


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled (filtered).
A Refreshing, golden blonde beer. Hoppy with a hint of citrus and sherbet. A delightfully different Yorkshire brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (14608) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2005
Cask handpull at Thomas Ingoldsby, JDW, Canterbury. Gold colour with thin white head. Really good blond citrus hoppy beer. Hops are really strongt and astringent. Some sherbert feel. Sour grapefruit on the end. Gorgeous stuff. One of the best of this style that I have had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SilkTork (5359) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2005
JDW, Rochester. Beautiful juicy citric session blonde. Lovely. Fresh. Gulpable. Very moreish. Very stunning. Brown sugar and melon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielFullard (24) - Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Light, tasty and refreshing. Definite citrus taste and overall a very tasty ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11122) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2005
Cask Conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Slightly cloudy yellow to light gold with bubbly head. Fresh light easy drinking Golden Ale with fragrant hop notes. Long in the mouth with a decent bitter finish, a very enjoyable pint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8650) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2006
Cask, Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Golden with a small off-white head. Aromas are grapefruit with lots of sweet hops. Mellow lemon with light pine. Flavours are sweetened bitter grapefruit with sweet, light malts. Very tasty for its strength.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 3, 2004
The aroma is very hoppy with notes of grass and oil. The color is golden and it has a fine white head. The flavor is sweet hoppy with notes of grass and oil.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hbie (133) - Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2004
Cask at Hamilton Hall, London. Golden ale with white head. A pleasant bitter which is fairly sweet but well balanced by the hops. An enjoyable session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Bankers Draft, Sheffield (JDW) 23/08/2003 Clear golden colour with some citrus aroma. Very hoppy with a slightly dry creamy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2008
Handpump at The Queen’s Arms, Birmingham. Straw coloured with a very short head. Lovely citrus scent. Slightly bitter. Aroma has honey, hops and mown grass. No aftertaste. Just slightly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2004
A good example of a fresh hoppy golden ale from a well-established Yorkshire micro. Flowery aroma, tangy hop flavour, bitter finish. Very refreshing. Damn good stuff. Cask (handpump), The Leading Light (JDW), Faversham.

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