Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Horsham, England


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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask: Regular.
Light, hoppy, refreshing bitter.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7079) - Croydon, Greater London, - MAR 3, 2011
Cask at the Green Dragon, Croydon. It pours hay yellow with low carbonation and a thin white head. The nose is citrus fruits, hay, grass and farmyard. The taste is bread, earthy, grass and citrus towards the finish (lemon, lime and orange). Itís light, crisp, smooth, uncomplicated and makes for easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (274) - - OCT 11, 2014
Light, refreshing yet extremely hoppy - citrus, pine, woody. One for a hot summers day when a lager isn't rays enough. Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1358) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Aroma: light citrus, some flowers. Appearance: slightly hazy, pale gold, small, creamy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: light body, flat carbonation, bitters continue, citrus zest, quite dry in the surprisingly long finish. Overall: nice Golden Ale, very refreshing aroma and palate. Pint at The Willow Walk, Victoria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWS9 (489) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Fairly typical blond cask ale. Light and fruity, with a decent hop hit in the finish. Accomplishes not being one a bland blond ale. Itís all in the description really; youíve all had this one before. Gets the job done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (847) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
On tap at the Bracebridge Heath cricket club beer festival. Clear golden colour with a medium head. Aroma has fruity malts and hops. Flavour is malts with fruits and a hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1514) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Cask kings head Huddersfield.golden good white head lacing. Aroma is sweet fruity malts taste same good hoppy bitter finish. Medium body. Good golden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ATulloch (118) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Cask from deeside drinks emporium. Pours a clear, light yellow/gold with a small white head which fades. Aromas of light caramel, grass and hay with a light lime citrus note. A strong hoppy back bone which smooths out to leave a citrus finish. Watery mouthfeel. A nice easy beer to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2716) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is sweet, citrus, taste is hoppy, bitter, floral, awesome.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4926) - Utah, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Cask at The Kings Arms, RBESG
Dark golden with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma is floral. Flavors are floral, dusty and citrus

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (2892) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of floral hops, straw, floral hops. Malty flavour, light straw, earthy hops, light bitterness. Malty finish, floral, bitter.
(draught @ Harp, London)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4499) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Cask - Light grapefruit hops and some mellow malts. Clear gold with a small head. Earthy hops and a dry bitterness that lasts throughout. Easy drinking and decent.

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