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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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Pale golden colour, no head. Aroma is cooked vegetables, fruity malts and slightly glueish. Flavour is grass, hops and some hay. Really salty and bittery finish and aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11025) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2007
Yellow with a small white head. Fresh aroma of lemon and mango. Fruity and sweet flavour, and rather thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joe19612 (1802) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2007
Cask at GBBF 2007. Golden with thin white head. Hoppy aroma with citrus flavours . Nice blond citrus hoppy beer. This brewery make some some really good beers.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3664) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2007
Clear yellow with a little white head; looks like a glass of generic lager. Thin body. Grassy, little bitterness, light malt, dull, lifeless, disappearing. (cask at Three Judges, Glasgow)

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2007
[Cask from The Three Judges] Pale fold, small head. Citric, peachy notes, light malt character on the palate, light body, dry.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2006
Cask (GBBF 2006): Golden flat. Bland malts and a bit astringent in the finish. Not great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8598) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2006
Cask conditioned – handpump – GBBF. A golden/yellow coloured beer with adecent citrus hoppy aroma. The taste is hoppy with good lemon notes. Good bitterness but a bit of a creamy texture. Nicely drinkable though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13248) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Cask at GBBF 2006. Golden with thin white head. Hoppy aroma with citrus. Blond style of beer. I like this, but then again I think that Durham make some good beers. Nice blond citrus hoppy beer. Drinkable and moreish. Has enough hop on the end to make you want to take another taste.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 6, 2006
Cask, GBBF 06. Clear flat, yellow, bubbly white head. Very hoppy, grapefruit, grass. Light mouthfeel, slightly bitter and dry.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12425) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2006
Cask@Bon Accord, Glasgow. Pale golden color, small creamy head. Lemony hoppy aroma. Pale malts, pinewoody hops. Bitter, even slightly harsh aftertaste. Pale/blond ale type session beer.


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