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


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A moreish and crisp golden ale with citrus fruit flavours and a complex hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (703) - SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Golden beer with a thin head and a light citrus aroma. Flavour is sweet citrus as well with bitter hops following close after. Sharp, tart and tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Cask; light gold, thin white head; no big aroma; taste is sweet barley sugars - juicy lemon, orange, lime; some biscuity, bready malts; fairly light for the abv; ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bammers54 (76) - Camberely, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
from bottle, a really good pale ale, very assessable, moreish, like a session beer, but with lovely complexity and fruity taste from beginning to end. I really like this pale ale would definitely buy again

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (34584) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
50 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild herbal, grassy and ashtrayish. Mild soapy, grassy and light herbal hops flavoured. Bitter and mild toasted malty. Dry and light fruity far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (4190) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Cask at The Wellington; clear amber pour with bubbly white head, feint whiff of malt, taste had caramel, fruit pale malt, peach and light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13718) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle 500ml (AbM)
Clear golden color, good white head, lace. English hoppy aroma with light spicey and fruity note and some yeast. Medium-bodied. Fruity and a bit yeasty flavor. Sweetish peachy and citrusy hoppy notes. Very English.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2338) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask at NWAF, Derby, ’14. Pale gold pour with a white head. Sweet fruit aroma. Nice fruit action in the flavour- lots of apricot, pear and kiwi. Nice and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4677) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average, thick, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity aroma has notes of gosseberry, red berries, a touch of apricot, hints of floral hop. Taste is minimally sweet pale malty, fruity hints of gosseberry, red berries, hints of apricot, a peppery spicy touch, dry, minimally herbal hoppy overtones that turn floral in the finish. Really nice, the golden colour worked as red herring concerning my expectations.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (13620) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2013
Cask at The Great Western during the RateBeer Black Country Bus Bash. Pours golden with a fine white head. Some citrus in the aroma, dry pale bread too. Light sweet flavor with hay, faint metal, dried orange. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly sweet to finish with more dried citrus. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3745) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle 0.5l at home (via alesbymail). BBE APR 14. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, bitterness, some sweetness and malts.

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