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


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Cask & bottle; 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5291) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2015
50cl bottle from Marks & Spencer, Camberley. A pale amber pour with a thick white head; grassy aroma with a touch of honey; crisp citrusy taste with a biscuity body; and a biscuity finish. A pleasant pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6782) - ITALY - AUG 22, 2015
bag in box ambrata una na schiuma fruttatato lievevcitrico agrumato buona secchezza bella beva corpo medio buona intensita discreto amaro

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14695) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
Free sample from bottle at Temple Brewhouse, London. Golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy grssy aroma, hay, grapes, citrus, some floral notes. Floral hop flavor, grassy, hay, citrus, some herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4603) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2015
Cask@Railway, Streatham, London - golden amber coloured pour with good white head. Aroma and taste is citrus fruity and light malty, great grassy hoppy nuances in the house, refreshing and easy drinking number, great condition, very nice. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAY 13, 2015
500ml bottle from ales by mail. Hazy pale-amber in colour with a lasting, thick and creamy white head. Toasty and light caramel aromas and a touch grassy. Initial sweet and malty flavours before hops and subtle bitterness come through. Nice, easy drinking pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (6250) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a thick creamy head. Fruit hopped throughout its character with a lower bitterness. Some sugar in its nose.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9504) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2014
Half pint handpulled cask ale at The Union Tavern. Crystal clear golden body. Naked on the surface. Fruity hops and bread on the nose, semi-dry. Taste of fresh tropical fruits mingled with mild brown malts leading to a dry bitter ending. Medium to thin bodied. Satisfying and quite refreshing (London 24.09.2014).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pricey290483 (712) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
bottle from beer52.com really liked it quite fruity with a nice amount of hops a nice bitter finish my first beer from elb and i am looking forward to having more

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2543) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle from Beer52.com [230714]
Orange amber, soft haze, frothy fluffy white head, some lacing
Aroma of very soft fruits, soft pale malts, light citrus
Taste of soft sweet fruits, dab of bitter orange, slight mineraly notes probably from the yeast, soft bit jammy fruits carry nicely to the finish
Palate - soft carb, medium body, soft sweet, soft bitter, nice balance. Finish fairly bitter, bit of a flinty linger (which I’m not that keen on) with soft fruits
Overall - Quite good

   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.

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