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

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus - orange. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100120]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (32344) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A dark golden beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt as well as lighter notes of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel as well as a lighter note of alcohol, leading to a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2010
Cask. Clear amber golden with a small off-white head. Sweetish overripe fruit and alcohol in the aroma. Quite full-bodied, sweetish fruit, almost fat with a warming alcoholic finish and a solid dose of hops in the finish. 200110

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Cask in the Great Western. Clear bright gold beer, tiny white head. Light palate, airy. Fine carbonation. Good orange peel hops over light mellow malt. Light finish. Very good marmalade here! Tastes like a Golden. Looks like too.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2010. Orange gold colour with thin bubbly white head. Some hop, it’s alright. Some decent biscuit. OK hops, decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13002) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (11900) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10661) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Great Western Arms, Wolverhampton. Gold with white head. Quite a big beer for so early in the day, but this had a flowery, fruity character, some peachiness, some sweetish mango then a noticeable alcohol kick. Decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9990) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at the Great Western, Wolvo, on the Rate Beer Black Country Bash, 06/07/13. Clear golden with a thin off white head. Nose is citrus, grpaefruit, hops, orange, caramel. Taste comprises bready malts, orange pith, light hops, mineral notes, biscuity. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitterness in the finish. Decent hopped up ESB.


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