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


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
Very satisfying floral Cascade hop aroma and grapefruit body.

medallaisla's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
medallaisla (91) - - AUG 24, 2012
Cask from Mr. Foley’s Cask Ale House Pale yellow.Aroma: Hops, floral, grass, citrus. Taste: citrus, bread. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2015 Cask at The Half Moon, Durham, £3/pint. Pours very pale amber with thin, smooth white head and zero carbonation. Aroma is weak, grainy and biscuity. Taste opens bitter and stays that way for a long, dry finish on a thin body. Perhaps a little overhopped. Not terrible but lacks the sweetness and subtlety of preferable summer beers. Re-rate: 11th Dec 2015 Cask at The Market Tavern, Durham, as "White Christmas", £3.55/pint. Good looking very pale golden beer with a smooth, white head. The nose is muted with some cereal grain and light citrus detectable. The flavour has lemongrass hop notes over a biscuity malt base, and is for the most part well balanced bittersweet. Unremarkable but a crisp, fresh, sessionable golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (7523) - ITALY - MAY 11, 2015
On tap oro velata schiuma media citrico lieve erbaceo buona secchezza nota frutta amaro medio discreta secchezza note agrumate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (12664) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Grapes, Oxford. Gold with white head. Quite a juicy, fruity beer, light on the palate but with a reasonable grapefruity, pineapple hop note. Lasting, some sweetness. Reasonable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnCook101 (527) - - JUL 5, 2014
Hazy amber, fairly large white head. Mild aroma of straw and yeast. Flavour is slightly watery to begin, followed by soft citrus flavours, straw, a little malt. A moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied, very light carbonation. A decent session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Cask leggers inn dewsbury. Golden colour good white head lacing great pure white colour when poured. Citrus hop aroma. Taste is citrus some bready pale malts light hop bitter finish. Medium body. Good golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2791) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Cask in Turner’s Mill, Redcar. Straw coloured with a goos white head. Quite creamy and a good hit of citrus. Lightweight, but refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2723) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 6, 2013
Cask @ Brandling Arms, Gosforth [010313]
Light straw, clear, thin white head with some lacing
Aroma of soft citrus , light zest, touch of orange
Taste of soft fruity zest, some lemon zest, touch of orange, slight cake mix, very light pale malt background
Palate - light body, soft bitter palate but not too bitter, light citrus, soft bitter zest finish
Overall - Easy going refreshing beer, ok flavour for abv

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beermack (725) - London, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2013
Cask handpull at The Half Moon, Durham. light golden with long lasting white head & plenty of lacing. Aroma is of spruce, grapefruit, and pine needles. Taste brings out slightly pithy grapefruit, grassy hops, pine needles, deep orange, and a tasty backing of biscuity malt character. Light residual pine/citrus bitterness. Medium/thin mouthfeel. Tasty session ale that's got a decent hop kick and is very quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (4505) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2012
Cask by gravity at Drum & Monkey Ale Festival - clear golden, bubbly white head, mild citrus and cereal malt aroma, cereal, biscuit and a hint of citrus in the flavour, malty aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4189) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2012
Cask @ The Drum & Monkey. Golden yellow colour, big foamy head. Mild tropical fruit & bubblegum aroma. Cereal biscuit & citrus fruit flavour. Bitter aftertaste. A good classic golden ale.

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