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

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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Light, hoppy, refreshing bitter.


JCB's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co. Thanks to harrisoni for the nudge to try this one, as it was really very nice. Appealing pale gold pour, with a modest earthy look to it and plenty of zesty carbonation. Dry citrus, some flowers, and grass in the nose, just my flavor. Bright, prickly mouthfeel suits the beer well and the flavors are similarly buoyant, with loads of complexity and personality for such a low ABV beer. Well done.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (65) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Cask at the Jolly Coopers, Epsom. Pale side of gold with a white head. Hoppy aroma, a little grapefruit. Bitter finish. Super session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer0clock (77) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
A pretty standard beer, on draft at evening star, brighton. Hoppy, golden yellow, not very carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1198) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2014
Bona cervesa, es bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ragnampiza (333) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUN 25, 2014
500 ml from handpump at Birra+. Rich pale gold, quite clear, with a big, frothy and bubbly white head. Grassy, hoppy and herbal nose, some light cereals and white bread presence. Incredibly smooth and refreshing, so easy to drink. Perfect level of bitterness (quite low), persitent hoppy and fruity taste. Mild malty backbone. Soft carbonation, light body, creamy texture. Superb session beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fugitive (1298) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 21, 2014
Color dark yellow with small white head. Aroma weak some citrus, yeast. Taste some bitter, peach, hop.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (203) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Ljus färg och något grumlig med vit skumkrona. Söt men den övertas av en härlig beska, väl balanserad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VictorStr (1202) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
En av det bättre lågalkohol ölen jag druckit. Fruktig kanske ananas i aromen. Riktigt len och balanserad i smak och kropp.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (1867) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 6, 2014
Keg @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo.04-06-2014.
In short: a fresh herbal ale.
Pours clear golden with frothy white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Malty, yeasty, herbal aromas. Light body, average carbonation, slightly crispy texture. Taste is herbal, mild bitter, some dry. Smooth and enjoybale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2078) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2014
0,5l in cask @ St. Urho’s Pub. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts with plenty of fruits and a hoppy finish. Well balanced and refreshing. Good summer beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2098) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
Keg at Oliver Twist. Nice drinkable brew with a light solid malt base and a balanced fresh hoppyness.


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