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Brewed by East London (ELB)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. A special dry-hopped version was produced for the Pigs Ear Beer Festival 2011.
A classic, crisp, lighter ale. Hoppy, but not overpowering, it’s a pleasant session quaff.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask Half Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Feb 2014 - Spoons London Brewers Mini-Fest - Pale Gold in colour. Slight head. Some lacing. Fruity; grapefruit; slight orange. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; sweet malts, caramel. Bittersweet fruity malty throughout. OK. Easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MissPxx (297) - - MAR 1, 2014
Smells like marshmallows and toffee. Very light brown colour. Surprisingly hoppy taste. A bit fruity. Alright but I wouldn't have another one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5105) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours cloudy deep golden with a small creamy white head. Fruity aroma , weak caramel. Taste is light sweet caramel,well balanced, some fruity light dry and bitter hops. Dry clean finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1081) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
500ml bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Hazy, pale amber colour. Thick, bubbly, lasting, white head. Sweet grain. Some toast. A little grassy. Hint of grapefruit. Taste is light sweetness. Then yeasty, bready dry. Dry, fairly bitter finish. A tad too much fizz, but found this easy drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2734) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle at home from ales by mail
Pale amber, pleasant peach aroma, medium body, biscuit malt, some bitterness but no hop flavour. Decent enough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3586) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2014
500ml bottle. Totally clear, orangey golden colour with average to huge, frothy to macropore, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Pale malty aroma, minimally strawy, spicy, minimally peppery hints of hay. Taste is pale malty, strawy, very dry hoppy overtones, grassy, a touch of hay, a subtle gooseberry note. Almost agressively dry, biting, peppery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7924) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Cask at the Fox, Twickers, 15/11/13. Clear golden amber with a moderate off white covering that retains well. Nose is bready malts, light fruit, pinch of spice, toffee apple. Taste comprises light spice, apple skins, autumnal tones, earthy, light toffee, cinnamon. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry bittering finale. Decent bitter - wouldn’t have has this as a GB !

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (2403) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2013
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2013. Golden amber colour with a loose white head. Aroma is midget gems, light tropical fruit, hay. Flavour is light tropical fruit, berry. Earthy. Medium body and semi dry finish. English yeast character. Pretty good stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2013
Cask @ Dove, South Hackney E8. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty malty caramel aroma with weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty caramel hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3128) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle at Yespr. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a tiny white head. Smells slightly fishy. Mellow sweetness. Aromas of pale malts. Also some sprucy aromas. No CO2. Boring. Bitter finish.


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