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Dancing Duck DCUK

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Brewed by Dancing Duck
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Derby, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A great aroma and powerful upfront hoppy bitterness give way to an explosion of citrus and pine flavours. A full on hop attack not for the faint hearted!


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (21963) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Cask@HBF2015. Yellowish golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is caramel, fruits, some floral notes as well as mild nectar, some grass and mild wooden notes. Also mild sulphur as it warmed up a bit. Flavour is similar with some slight salty notes to it. No sulphur in the flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (3544) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 21, 2015
Cask @HBF2015. Clear yellow color. Small size, white head, stays. Malty, faint fruits, dead/rotten citrus peel, floral notes in aroma. Orange peel, citrus, malty, flour in taste. Medium bitterness. Rotten fruits in aftertaste. Soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3905) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask @HBF15. Clear golden, thin white head. Biscuity, English hops, floral aroma. Flavor has nuts, biscuits, honey, hops. Quite pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1558) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Tap at hbf15. Clear golden color, small white head. Aroma is bitter notes, honey, malts. Malty body, nice hops, lemon and honey notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (5073) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
(Cask at HBF2015) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, floralness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A nice hoppy golden and ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2692) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2015
A small taste @ HBF 2015. Pours cloudy yellow with a medium head. Aroma is malts with some fruits. A bit like a pissoir. Flavor is malts with some more fruit and a slightly hoppy finish. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (819) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Cask. Pour is gold, aroma is fruity, sweet. Taste is fruity, sweet, floral, malty, bitter. Nice

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (284) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
floral, citrus, golden, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, bitter, not the best beer from the duck people in my opinion this is far to hoppy for a pale ale its more ipa ish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5779) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
Cask (Nottingham Beer Festival 2014) - Golden in colour. Lemon, kiwi, lime and pine in the aroma. Tangy and hoppy taste with lemon, peach and grapefruit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1512) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
On cask at Victoria Lounge Bar, Hanley. Pours light golden with bright white head. Floral aroma and a well balanced hoppy pale ale. Very nice.


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