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Brewed by Daleside
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Harrogate, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available pasteurised in bottles.
This is a golden colored beer with four different full-leafed hops, the bittering hop being First Gold, and one of the flavouring hops being Goldings. An unusual set of roasted malts including malted oats. There is a hint of sweetness and a late bitter taste, characteristic of Yorkshire brews.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8576) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2006
Bottle. Light amber and gold with an off-white foam. Aromas are sweet caramel with some sweet apricot. Flavours are sweet caramel with apricot jam and gentle but tasty hops. Pretty good. My claim to fame is that I once almost ran the actor on the label over. He crossed the road without looking. The old fool.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37271) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2006
Bottle. Light amber color with a small off-white head. Malty and fruity aroma. Malty caramel sweet flavor with a light dry and hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2006
I thought Daleside’s Ripon Jewel was outstanding. This is also pretty good. Bottle. Amber colour with a small head. Aroma of toast and marmalade malt. Slightly too much fizz, but a pleasant sweet maltiness in the taste gave way to a medium bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a hazy amber with a tiny, off-white head. Malty, lightly caramelish aroma. The body is medium with plenty of malt and a caramelish sweetness. Discreet hoppiness in the finish. Smooth and quite pleasant drinking. 210406

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 18, 2006
Light amber colour with a small off white head. Malty and fruity aroma with a light skunky note. Malty caramel sweet flavor with a light dry and hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Boundary, Audenshaw 22/06/2003 Golden coloured and pale. Some banana fruit flavour and a slightly dry lasting hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (11131) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2006
Bottle. Creamy excellent mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate to no malty aroma, some hopps detected. Powerfull hoppy flavor. (North down) Wonderfull palate. I like this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2005
Poured murky copper with a small and relatively short lived head. Sweet oak and marmalade in the aroma, and a nicely balanced flavour with touch of bitterness to spice it up. A bit of a bite on the tongue from the carbonation, but the medium bodied palate is quite pleasing. I enjoyed this beer more towards the end, which isn’t always the case with the 1/2 litre bottles.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11312) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2005
A quite hoppy beer that lends it a rather bitter feel. A strong taste that lasts pretty long. Has a slight yeasty flavour as well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7338) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2005
Orange-brown amber with more of a soapy film than any kind of head. Really nice nose of grassy hops and sweet smelling lightly roasted malt. Perfectly carbonated palate with rich malt flavour, fresh hop character a nd a crisp bitter finish. Just the kind of ale I like!


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