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

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4007) - Burgos, SPAIN - DEC 22, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Clear yellow colour, white head. Aroma is hoppy and fruity. Flavour is of sweet hops, lemonade and citrus. Hoppy with a dry finish. Well drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4526) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2009
50cl bottle from Bessingers, Grove, Oxon. Pale straw with a loose white head that faded quickly; elderflower and citrus aroma with a hint of farmyard; clean light citrus flavour with some honey and a gently bitter finish. A refreshing summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigDUK (13) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2009
handpumped, clear light golden colour, little head. very floral smell, taste to match the smell very floral with sharp citrus hints. very light in the mouth, quite refreshing a good summer drink.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GNome (41) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2008
Cask @ Bodega, Newcastle. Floral, slightly fruity aroma, little body with some fruit, some bitterness which developed during the pint. Overall - ok, just too little body

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2008
Cask, Bodega, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Pallid golden colour. Citrus hop aroma and flavour. Solid but unremarkable. Not the best effort from Durham.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2008
Cask @ Smithfield hotel in Manchester. Blond beer with a small white head. Very hoppy aroma and taste. Mainly citrus aroma and taste. A nice bitter beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Cask, 3.8% at GBBF08. OK dusty malt aroma. Almost clear golden colour. Good frothy white head. Thin mouthfeel. Grainy fruitiness, hint of dust. Quite boring.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2008 Pale half pint with a decent foamy head at local beer festival, and pint in Newcastle. Taste is bitter and hoppy, qutie refreshing character, similar to czech lagers, some lemon. Not bad really.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2008
Cask at the Bodega, Newcastle. This golden beer has a grassy aroma and a flavour with grass and some citrus fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3586) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 5, 2007
Cask, 3 Judges Ultimate Glasgow tasting afters pub crawl: Poured a blonde. Aroma was hoppy and it came through to the taste.


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