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

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Permanent. Also available bottle conditioned.
Our best selling beer. Clean and refreshing with citrus overtones. A blend of English, American, Slovenian and Czech hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1467) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle conditioned. Medium white head. Light gold body. Fizzy. Citric, grassy hops, spice, orange, fruity. Peppery bitterness. Long bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Well carbonated. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2728) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 12, 2011
Very pale blonde with fluffy head and elderflower aroma. Very clean and fruity body with some lemon.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2011
Cask, one-third pint at B5 Harvey Bar, GBBF ’11. Clear, yellow-gold body, naked surface. Dusty hops and citrus fruits to the nose. Blended flavour of pale malts and herbal hops. Clean, dry bitter finish. Ok (London, 03.08.2011).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hay, grass and hops. Fruity flavour of grass and hops with notes of hay. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30674) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and light citrusy hoppy. Bitter, grassy and crisp citrusy hoppy. Bitter and dry into a smooth citrusy finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (1788) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2011
GBBF 2011. Cask. Very light pale yellow colour. Nose is a bit of citrous, bit of bread. Taste is citrous and bit of green hops. Very light and watery in the mouth. As light as golden ales come.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Cask hand pull at GBBF. Hazy very pale yellow. Aroma of lemon and white pepper. Taste is similar. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (4934) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2011
500 ml bottle conditioned, at the Durham Cathedral & Cloister Restaurant. ABV is 3.8%. Pale golden colour, moderate white head. Lovely aroma of fruity hops (citrus and tropical fruits). Distinctly hoppy flavour, notes of citrus and tropical fruits, good bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (720) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle at Craig’s house. Pale golden colour. A little hazy. It has a minimal head.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle at home ... very pale yellow ... thin white head ... light fruity lemon nose ... soapy lemon fruits ... light juicy ... light bitter linger ... quite hoppy ... very clean and refreshing ... probably should have had this a little colder ... but quite nice


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